IOM Issued Stamps on The 50th Anniversary of Manx Radio

\"iomThe set of eight stamps have been specially designed and pictorially reflect some of the key programmes and services that the station broadcasts throughout their 50 year history. There is Mannin Line with the programme\’s host David Callister in the studio, Countryside with presenter John Kennaugh, Jazz Hour featuring a piano playing Jim Caine and Jackson\’s Jollybody\’s, with Alan Jackson shown presenting his popular morning show with a group of children.

Radio TT is depicted by Peter Kneale commentating from the Grandstand studio. An image by Simon Park reflects the daily weather reports, while one of the House of Keys by Andy Stephenson highlights current affairs programme Mandate. Outside broadcast coverage shows the visit by the Queen in 1979.

The image is by Bill Peters, courtesy of Manx National Heritage. Now based at Broadcasting House on Douglas Head, things have changed a lot since those first days in the caravan. Manx Radio stands proud as \’The Nation\’s Station\’ and has become a friend to generations of Manx people of all ages.

Issue Date: 01.10.2014 Designer: Mainstream Marketing & Communications Printer: Lowe-Martin Process: Offset Lithography Colours: 4 Colours Size: 36 x 36mm Values: 42p, 50p, 75p, £1.20

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