Fonds AUD 1 - BBC Radio Norfolk

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BBC Radio Norfolk


  • 1980-2002 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

92 boxes of textual records, 23 reels of quarter inch audio tape

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Administrative history

Broadcasting since the 11 September 1980. Situated in BBC East in The Forum, Norwich. For more see 'Taking the Norfolk Air: BBC Radio Norfolk, the first 25 years' (Grice Chapman Publishing, 2005).

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Received by the Norfolk Sound Archive on 31 July 2003 (SAC 2003/3). The catalogue for AUD 1/1 was completed on 25 September 2008 (JD).

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Scope and content

The archive contains both textual records and broadcast material. The latter includes both recordings off transmission of whole programmes; excerpts, including news items; and jingles. Cataloguing is ongoing. As distinguishable series within the archive are listed they will be added to this catalogue and the list of contents below. This catalogue should not be seen as describing the whole collection. Those interested in BBC Radio Norfolk's archive should contact the Norfolk Sound Archive at the Norfolk Record Office (e-mail

AUD 1/1 Subject files, 92 boxes of textual records, 23 reels of quarter inch audio tape, 1980-2002

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Conditions governing access

Textual records can be accessed in Norfolk Record Office searchroom. Those wanting access to sound recordings should contact the Norfolk Sound Archive (e-mail unless stated otherwise in 'Access Conditions' field of appropriate data record.

Conditions governing reproduction

BBC retains copyright. Requests for broadcasting, cable programme services, publication and public performance are to be referred to the appropriate BBC department. For a quotation from part or transcribing of complete broadcasts for publication; Vicky Mitchell, BBC Commercial Agency, tel. 020 8433 1258, fax 01502 578059, email For broadcast use, theatrical showing, or any commercial use of a BBC programme or part thereof; BBC Worldwide-Library Sales, Room E251, Woodlands, 80 Wood Lane, London, W12 0TT, UK, tel. + 44 (0) 20 8433 2861/2, fax + 44 (0) 20 8433 2939, email For non-theatrical showings of BBC programmes (or parts) including museums and exhibitions; Clare Geddes, BBC Videos for Education and Training, Room A3047, Woodlands, 80 Wood Lane, London, W12 0TT, UK, tel. + 44 (0) 20 8433 3102; fax + 44 (0) 20 8433 2916.

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