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Tony Blackburn back with BBC

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seacliff Wed 19-Oct-16 20:51:35

I am really glad to hear he's coming back to BBC Radio in New Year. He was always a bit corny, but obviously loved his job and I think was treated very unfairly.

www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/statements/tony-blackburn

NanKate Thu 20-Oct-16 06:46:36

I too am pleased that Tony Blackburn is back where he belongs at the BBC. I think he was wrongly sacked for sticking to his principles and not being prepared to change his memories of what happened many years ago.

I think his corniness is one of his charms - no bad language, silly jokes and easy listening. 😀

Alima Thu 20-Oct-16 07:01:57

Me too, always liked listening to him. Very pleased he will be back, should never have been sacked imo. Did the BBC actually take note of the reaction for once?

gillybob Thu 20-Oct-16 08:18:12

I read this yesterday too seacliff thank goodness for that. The BBC have treat him very badly and tried to blacken his good name. I wish he would come back and do the Saturday afternoon pick of the pops show. I used to really enjoy it when TB did it although I think he's going yo do a late Friday show to start with.

petra Thu 20-Oct-16 08:20:19

Unlike the BBC to use common sense.