Sparkhill Sound

By Adil Ray and Anil Gupta

Sparkhill Sound is a local radio station serving...Sparkhill.

Sparkhill is a part of Birmingham.

Birmingham is a city in the West Midlands.

All human life is there.

Pakistanis, Indians, Somalians, Iraqis, Irish, East Europeans.

Even some English.

Sparkhill Sound brings them all together on a radio station that tries - but usually fails - to promote harmony.

Performed by Adil Ray, Felix Dexter, Gary Pillai, Vineeta Rishi.

Produced by Bill Dare

Adil Ray is one of the key voices behind Down the Line - playing mr Khan and MC Raa.

He's the creative force behind this spoof radio station based in an ethnically diverse part of Birmingham, Ray's home town.

All human life is featured on the station - including a rich mix of accents.

It claims to be the 'station that brings communities together' but doesn't always succeed.

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By Adil Ray and Anil Gupta

Sparkhill Sound is a local radio station serving...Sparkhill.

Sparkhill is a part of Birmingham.

Birmingham is a city in the West Midlands.

All human life is there.

Pakistanis, Indians, Somalians, Iraqis, Irish, East Europeans.

Even some English.

Sparkhill Sound brings them all together on a radio station that tries - but usually fails - to promote harmony.

Performed by Adil Ray, Felix Dexter, Gary Pillai, Vineeta Rishi.

Produced by Bill Dare

Adil Ray is one of the key voices behind Down the Line - playing mr Khan and MC Raa.

He's the creative force behind this spoof radio station based in an ethnically diverse part of Birmingham, Ray's home town.

All human life is featured on the station - including a rich mix of accents.

It claims to be the 'station that brings communities together' but doesn't always succeed.

By Adil Ray and Anil Gupta

Sparkhill Sound is a local radio station serving... Sparkhill. Sparkhill is a part of Birmingham. Birmingham is a city in the West Midlands. All human life is there. Pakistanis, Indians, Somalians, Iraqis, Irish. Even some English. Sparkhill Sound brings them all together on a radio station that tries - but usually fails - to promote harmony.

Adil Ray is one of the key voices behind Down the Line - playing Mr Khan and MC Raa. He's the creative force behind this spoof radio station based in an ethnically diverse part of Birmingham, Ray's home town.