The First Pirate

Les Woodland tells the story of Captain Leonard Frank Plugge, founder of Radio Normandy, which competed so successfully with the early BBC that Lord Reith was forced to compromise his principles and broadcast dance music on a Sunday.

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Les Woodland tells the story of Captain Plugge and the first station to take on the BBC.

Les Woodland tells the story of Captain Plugge, founder of Radio Normandie, the first station to take on the BBC. From January 2000.