Spencer Leigh


“On the Beat” Programmes on BBC Radio Merseyside.

On The Beat is broadcast on 95.8FM and 1485AM , from 7pm to 8pm on Sundays. It is also online and available on Listen Again for a month.

On The Beat No 1933, Sunday 20 May 2018, 7-8pm
Frank Ifield and Gerry Marsden together

On The Beat No 1934, Sunday 27 May 2018, 7-8pm
Charlie Roberts, who took the first photograph of John Lennon on stage, and Beatles’ author and researcher, Kevin Roach

On The Beat No 1935, Sunday 3 June 2018, 7-8pm
Colin Hanton, drummer with the Quarrymen, Colin Hall custodian at Menlove Avenue and David Charters. Including a Juke Box Jury

On The Beat No 1936, Sunday 10 June 2018, 7-8pm
Frank Maudsley from A Flock of Seagulls

On The Beat No 1937, Sunday 17 June 2018, 7-8pm
Rock photographer Peter Ashworth of The The

On The Beat No 1938, Sunday 24 June 2018, 7-8pm
Dave Wakeling of The Beat, and Elio Pace on his new Elvis show.

On The Beat No 1939, Sunday 1 July  7-8pm
Blues guitarist Walter Trout

On The Beat No 1940, Sunday 8 July 2018, 7-8pm
Juke Box Jury with Pete Cowley, Dave Donnelly and Melissa Storey on the panel

On The Beat No 1941, Sunday 15 July  7-8pm
Graham Nash

On The Beat No 1942, Sunday 22 July 2018, 7-8pm
Sara Cohen and Rob Kronenberg, authors of Liverpool’s Musical Landscapes

On The Beat No 1943, Sunday 29 July 2018, 7-8pm
Elio Pace and Joan Armatrading

On The Beat No 1944, Sunday 5 August 2018, 7-8pm
Jeremy Cunningham of The Levellers

On The Beat No 1945, Sunday 12 August 2018, 7-8pm
Rock’n’roll pianist Mike Byrne and Chris Eley on the new Billy Fury with strings album