Jul 2013 - Why Europe is Lesbian and Gay Friendly

4 July 2013 by Pure Radio

As the House of Lords debates the Marriage Bill for Same-Sex Couples, Under the Rainbow is speaking to Professor Angie Wilson from the University of Manchester.

Her book, ‘Why Europe is Lesbian and Gay Friendly, and Why America Never Will Be’ puts forward the idea that how social welfare is provided has effected the way that gay and lesbian rights have evolved.

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Cellar Cast - Album Review 2009

2 January 2010 by Pure Radio

Highlights from The Cellar Tapes, Pure 107.8 FMs alternative sixties show, aired on January 2nd 2010.

Given this was the first show of the year, it seemed fitting to look back at the vintage sixties albums celebrated in The Cellar during 2009.

Which meant playing such wonders like The Kinks, The Small Faces, Scott Walker, Os Mutantes, The Monks, The Left Banke and We The People.

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Cellar Cast 3

21 November 2009 by Pure Radio

Highlights from The Cellar Tapes, Pure 107.8 FMs alternative sixties show, aired on November 21st 2009.

The featured album for this particular week was a Trip Thru Hell by the C.A. Quintet from 1968.

As well as that, there were other sixties delights from the likes of Gilberto Gil, The Seeds, Les Fleur de Lys, Canned Heat and The Castaways.

For more information, please visit www.myspace.com/Themancuniancandidate

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Eric Knowles on New Horizons

13 September 2009 by Pure Radio

Eric Knowles from the Antiques Roadshow was our guest on New Horizons.

Eric tells June Somekh how he got into working on telly and gold expert Neil Surgenor joins them to talk about gold scrappage.

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