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Radio Sutch & City - Part 20

In Colour by Harm Koenders

Harm Koenders work deserves a wider audience, so with his permission here's a copy free series of monochrome photographs of Radio Sutch and City's that Harm to date has coloured and brought to life

Candy Calvert & David Sutch

Candy Calvert with David 'Screaming Lord' Sutch (Monday 25th May 1964)

Cornucopia Cornucopia

David 'Screaming Lord' Sutch & the Savages aboard 'Cornucopia' (Monday 25th May 1964)

David Sutch on G1

David 'Screaming Lord' Sutch (Wednesday 27th May 1964)

Standing on the roof top of Southern Gun Tower 1 note the Crane Jib Lantern and the London registered 'Cornucopia' LO 21

News Paper Clipping

News Paper Clipping Full (May 1964)

Bright Shivering Sands

Shivering Sands Gun Tower 1, Bofors, Control & Gun Tower 4 (Wednesday 27th May 1964)

News Paper Detail

News Paper Clipping Detail Full (May 1964)

Radio Sutch May 1964

Radio Sutch first day on-air (Wednesday 27th May 1964)

David Sutch

David Screaming Lord' Sutch first day on-air (Wednesday 27th May 1964)

Shivering Sands Landing Satge 1964

Reg Calvert, David Screaming Lord Sutch & Brian Paull (27th May 1964)

Shivering Sands 1965

Shivering Sands Control & Gun Tower 3 from Gun Tower 1 Walkway (1965)

Shivering Sands 1965

Control Tower, Gun Tower 3 from Gun Tower 1 roof (1965)

Gun Tower 4

Gun Tower 4 (1965)

Clearly showing scaffold poles and aerial lash-up

Radio Sutch & City Studio

Radio Sutch/City first Studio (1965)

DJ Themes at back of console, current chart in middle and to right along with Beatles and Stones tracks

Passive three channel mixer, Microphone 'Elbow Switch' to left just above the chair top, later replaced with a BMC Car Floor Dip Switch, Eagle Meter above AKG D212 Microphone, NME Top 50 and glass panel through to TX Hall. Brenell Tape Deck to left and out of view Ferrograph Series 4 Tape Machine

Dick Dixon

Dick Dixon on-air (1965)

Dick, Alex & Paul

Dick Dixon, Alexander Dee & Paul Elvey (1965)

Martin Green

Martin Green in the Salubrious Galley (1965)

Dick Dixon & Don Witts

Dick Dixon & Don Witts (Wednesday 22nd June 1966)

... with the Cossor 188 metre transmitter

Shivering Sands 1965

Leaving Shivering Sands on 'Harvester II' (1965)

Martin Green

Martin Green on-air (1965)

Intermediate temporary studio

Studio 1965

Rebuilt Studio (19650

... built by Phil Perkins and Ian West

Shivering Sands landing Stage 1966

Southern Gun Tower 1 landing arrangement (Summer 1965)

Ian West with Johnny Flux above, Bill Prior on ladder with Reg Calvert and Fred Downs

Shivering Sands 1966

Shivering Sands with its 200' antenna (1966)

Note mast advertised as 220'

Dennis the Menace

Dennis Strayney AKA Dennis the Menace (1966)

Boarders

Oliver Smedley's Radio Atlanta Boarders, Ian McRae in white pullover and in flat hat Alf Bullen (Wednesday 22nd June 1966)

Shivering sands Arial

Shivering Sands (Wednesday 22nd June 1966)

Police Launch with Radio City Crew, Boarders and Police on Southern Gun Tower 1 Walkway

Shivering Sands G1 Airiial

Official Launch alongside Shivering Sands Gun Tower 1 (Wednesday 22nd June 1966)

Shivering Sands 1967

French Press photograph (Wednesday 22nd June)

Showing Shivering Sands G1, Bofors behind, G4, Control legs of G2 and part of G3 with Paul Elvey on the Crane Pallet

Pallet George Brown

Superintendant George Brown goes aboard Shiving Sands (Wednesday 22nd June 1966)

Shivering Sands June 1966

French Press photograph (Wednesday 22nd June)

Southern Gun Tower 1 with Paul Elvey on the Crane Pallet


Audio

BBC Light Programme News (Wednesday 22nd June)

BBC Reporter Tom Mangles talks to Paul Elvey aboard 'Harvester II' for Light Programme and Home Service


Shivering Sands June 1966

French Press photograph (Wednesday 22nd June 1966)

Showing Shivering Sands Southern Gun Tower 1 and the Control Tower

Shivering sands Jungle Walk

French Press photograph (Wednesday 22nd June 1966)

Phil Perkins crossing the Junglewalk from the Control Tower to Southern Gun Tower 1

Shivering Sands June 1966Shivering Sands June 1966

Raiders and Police at Shivering Sands (Wednesday 22nd June 1966) Radio City Cook Luc Dunne on Crane Pallet, Tony Pine, Ian McRae, un-named raider, with Ian West at Crane Operatives Window (Wednesday 22nd June 1966)

Shiveing Sands Walkway

Photograph by Philippe Le Tellier (Wednesday 22nd June 1966)

Luc Dunne at the Crane Hatch, Phil Perkins, Tony Pine, and the raiders who wouldn't give their names

Shivering Sands 1966

French Press photograph (Wednesday 22nd June 1966)

Tony Pine crossing the Jungle Walk from Gun Tower 1 to the Control Tower

Alf Bullen Raiders

French Press photograph (Wednesday 22nd June 1966)

Alf Bullen and unnamed raider

Shivering Sands Walkway

French Press photograph (Wednesday 22nd June 1966)

Luc Dunne at the Crane Hatch and Alf Bullen far right, and unnamed raiders

Radio City Crew

Ian McRae, Tom Edwards, Luc Dunne & Paul Elvey (Wednesday 22nd June 1966)

Shivering Sands 1966

French Press photograph (Wednesday 22nd June 1966)

Southern Gun Tower 1, Control and Gun Towers 3 and 4

Tom Edwards

Radio City returns to the air Tom Edwards at Midnight (26th June 1966)

Fort Security

Fort Security (28th June 1966) Large Image

Memo 14th July 1966

Dorothy Calvert Memo (Thursday 14th July 1966)

Dorothy Calvert on Harvester II

Dorothy Calvert on the 'Harvester II' approaching Shivering Sands Forts (Monday 18th July 1966)

Dorothy Calvert January 1967

Dorothy Calvert at Radio City's Shivering Sands Towers (Monday 18th July 1966)

Dorothy Calvert with Eric Martin

The other Eric Martin with Dorothy Calvert in Control Tower Studio (Monday 18th July 1966)

Harvester II

Harvester II returning to Whitstable

?, Luc Dunne, ?, ?,Paul Elveyy in distinctive Donkey jacket, ?

Original monochrome images carefully and tastefully coloured by Harm Koenders with Memo's rescued by Hans Knot from Dorothy Calvert's shed whilst he researched his book on Radio City

Grateful thanks to Philippe Le Tellier of the French Press

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