Cooler Classics, Interviews, Music, NCCR

Cooler Classics.(Sunday 24th July 2022. 9pm-11pm, Repeats Thursday midnight, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

  • Karen Bentley Pollick outlines the music of Herman Graedener and Ivan Sokolov on two Toccata Classics releases.
Karen Bentley Pollick
Courtesy Toccata Classics
Courtesy Toccata Classics
  • Timothy Fallon,US tenor, tells us about the songs of Otterino Respighi, and his future assignment.
Timothy Fallon
Courtesy: Crossover Media
  • Simon Blendis recall the music of maestro Max Jaffa (he of The Palm Court Orchestra) with the album “Love Is Like A Violin”
Simon Blendis.
  • With additional music from Sacha Puttnam , Ken Dodd, Max Jaffa, Andre Rieu.

Sunday 9-11pm and repeated Thursday at Midnight. Plus Listen Again (7 days) and Mixcloud (several weeks!)

In The Cooler, Interviews, Music, NCCR

NCCR “In The Cooler” Friday 23rd October 2020(rpts Sunday Noon till 2pm) Available on Listen Again.( & Mixcloud

On this week’s “In The Cooler”

Friday… 7-9pm (rpts Sunday Noon till 2pm) Available on Listen Again. (

Paul D Curran

Paul D Curran (right)

..and here are some sketches you won’t be able to see on radio…

“Some early morning sketches (of which I am very proud) for my little niece, Florence (of whom I am very proud), which I hope will brighten the ‘will we/won’t we be locked down again?’ mood of late.” (Paul D Curran)

Vee Sweeney and Mark Rowson(Andante) tell us about their music, and look forward to Saturday’s(24th October) gig at Stratford Playhouse!

Mark Rowson & Vee Sweeney

Jakko Jakszyk talks us through all 11 tracks on the new album “Secrets & Lies”

Jakko Jakszyk
Album Cover(Copyright Acknowledged)

And some music from Ken Dodd,Spencer Davis Group,Lynyrd Skynyrd……………..

So, do tune in….what’s not to like!!!

Friday… 7-9pm (rpts Sunday Noon till 2pm) Available on Listen Again. (

And on Mixcloud!!

These are challenging times for us all, and hopefully you are all observing all the appropriate recommendations that have been issued to get us through this situation.

As a help during this pandemic ,Chipping Campden Support Hub is available..

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In the meantime, do enjoy NCCR… YOUR local community radio station, from Chipping Campden, in the heart of the Cotswolds.


“In The Cooler” (Fridays 7 – 9pm rpt Sun noon-2pm)
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NCCR “In The Cooler” 7-9pm Friday 20th September 2019(rpt Sunday noon-2pm,Tuesday 6-8pm)

On Friday’s programme... repeated today (Sunday (noon-2pm)

Russell Hastings (From The Jam)..currently touring Japan and Australia, with a UK tour starting 11th October..and including Oxford on 8th November…

Russell Hastings From The Jam

Milos Karadaglic.. world famous classical guitarist on tour, with a new album and a tour starting tomorrow (21st) and including Warwick on 21st October..

Raphael Wallfisch.. internationally renowned ‘cellist and recording artist visited Stratford Music Festival on Thursday 19th, where we caught up with him and enjoyed a delightful chat . Be sure to get to his recital in Stow on the Wold on 10th October…

Listen to the 2 minute intro to the conversation which can be heard in full on Monday’s edition of “Cooler Classics” (8-10pm

Image result for raphael wallfisch

Suzanne Fischer, soprano, will be performing at the Rudolf Kempe Society, The Muses, Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon on Sunday 22nd 22nd!!

The Glory of the Lyric Soprano - Sunday 22nd September 2019

(All copyrights acknowledged)

Plus, news from the district from years gone by involving GCHQ, Gustav Holst and Ken Dodd.. (don’t suppose you expected to see Holst and Dodd in the same sentence!!)

And more music and matters arising!!

Be sure to TuneIN!!!!! Friday 7-9pm “In The Cooler”