Pirates of the Airwaves is a podcast where Mark Wakely (founder of the Land Based Pirate Radio of the 70's 80' Facebook group), talks to some of the people involved in the pirate radio world in the 70's and 80's. 

Latest Episodes

Luke The Duke - Radio City

This time I'm chatting to Luke The Duke, one of the leading lights from North West London Rock'n'Roll pirate, Radio City. He also talks about his involvement with othe...

Gary Drew- Melody FM and Soul FM

This episode we are in conversation with Gary Drew. His love for soul music and pirate radio encouraged him and some friends to set up East London soul station Melody ...

Colin Noble-Alice's Restaurant

In episode 6 we chat to Colin Noble, presenter from London rock radio station Alice's Restaurant. He tells us how he went from rock fan and listener to presenter on th...

Ivor Herdson- RFL and Skyline Radio

In this episode I chat with Ivor Herdson (Mark Ashton) from RFL 92FM, County Radio and Skyline Radio about how he got involved in pirate radio in the first place and ...

Steve Leyland

Known to the listeners of Merseyside and the North West of England as Steve West, we hear about his time on Radio Jackie North, MAR and many other stations, he tells u...

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