We Do Hope You Can Smell The Pines

"6BM Calling - We do Hope you can smell the Pines" was the call sign of the British Broadcasting Company's regional radio station in Bournemouth, which opened in October 1923.

6BM regularly broadcast concerts by the Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra, which became the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra under its founder, Sir Dan Godfrey.

Drawing on the memories of people who worked at 6BM at the beginning Sean Street evokes the early days of the station which Lord Reith called "The Jewel in the Crown of the BBC".

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"6BM Calling - We do Hope you can smell the Pines" was the call sign of the British Broadcasting Company's regional radio station in Bournemouth, which opened in October 1923.

6BM regularly broadcast concerts by the Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra, which became the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra under its founder, Sir Dan Godfrey.

Drawing on the memories of people who worked at 6BM at the beginning Sean Street evokes the early days of the station which Lord Reith called "The Jewel in the Crown of the BBC".