Thinks:*what* will Jill say, and why haven’t we
heard from her and Leonard since they deserted the family for Xmas?
As you say she has deserted the family - you explained it very well.
However we also have clear evidence of the impact of changing editors.
Under He who must not be named they dumped all long term planning and
took on the TV approach.
Interregnum of Ms Hindell trying not to rock the boat.
Huw Kennair-Jones rocked up and tried to put some of the pieces back
together and given the age of his audience decided that all the old
codgers would be given lots of airtime.
Interregnum of Ms Hindell who realised that it wasn't working and took
us down some strange streets.
Jeremy Howe rides in on his white charger spots the opportunity to go
whole hog on child abuse and also decides in line with the entire BBC
that the existing listener population does not matter - we need more
under 35's so spots Peggy's birthday and magics up the entire rewiliding
exercise for the next 20 years. And also decides to kill off Joe and
retire Christine cutting the old codgers airtime as a result.
Kosmo Richard W