Independent Local Radio

Audio files from four archives of Independent Local Radio from 1973 to 1996:

  • The Independent Radio Sharing Archive (1973-1990) brings together materials originally created as the Independent Local Radio (ILR) Sharing Scheme for which those working in. features, drama, music and news departments of commercial radio could offer their work to be used throughout the UK.
  • LBC/Independent Radio News Archive (4,000 hours of content from the collections of the London Broadcasting Company/Independent Radio News Archive, from its beginnings in 1973 up to 1995).
  • ILR South (1300 programmes deposited by independent local radio stations in Dorset, Hampshire and Berkshire area).
  • Radio Research Database (this resource aims to carry a record of all current radio-centred research in the UK).

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