Platform Fifty is a global podcast, available around the world via iTunes, Spotify, Acast, Amazon Music, Google Podcast, Deezer, alexa, iHeart Radio, Sticher and TuneIn, so get on the platform and enjoy your free journey to various destinations of music and entertainment from all corners of the world.

 

Platform Fifty is the showcase of Richard Digance's 50 years in entertainment and the arts. So who is Richard Digance? He's a BAFTA Nominated entertainer, a Gold Award recipient from The British Academy of Composers & Songwriters, an author and a painter. His artworks have been exhibited at The Royal George, Regent Street, London.

He has worked as a radio presenter/producer for 50 years, thus the name. He enjoyed 7 years with his own show on BBC Radio 2 before joining Capital Radio, London in 1979.

Enjoy his recent recordings along with vintage programmes, some going back half a century. 5 titles each week, featuring Richard along with his friends and favourites in music and comedy.

Additionally you can enjoy Richard's vast catalogue of documentaries and instrumental soundtrack music to help you chill. 

'Richard Digance was a big influence, his stories are so imaginative' - Ross Noble, top British comedian

'Richard Digance is brilliant' - Bill Bryson, the world's best-selling travel author

'Richard Digance is a National Treasure' Bob Harris, BBC radio presenter

5 FREE PROGRAMMES IN JUST ONE GIANT WEEKLY PODCAST EVERY WEDNESDAY

PLUS

 ART EXHIBITION & BOOK RELEASES 

FIRST CLASS TRAVEL ALSO AVAILABLE

THIS WEEK'S 5 FREE PROGRAMMES - WEEK 2

Richard Digance – 200 Remembers  - 4’-22”

Richard Digance with Tony Capstick & Neil Innes – 26’-40”

From Buxton Opera House, recorded in 1983

Musical Documentary – Next To Me – 36’-45”

On July 7th 2005 a terrorist exploded a bomb on the London Underground. Singer/songwriter Terry Hiscock happened to be standing next to him and this is his incredible story of survival.Songs written by Terry Hiscock, guitars played by Terry and Richard Digance.

 An Hour Of Ireland –  Presented by Janet Dowd – 58’-30” mins

Rise Up Lovely Molly - John Spillane- Mission Hall - The Rapparees - False False - Pauline Scanlon - Leaving The Blasket – Janet Dowd - Where Are You – Deanta - P Standing For Paddy – Cara Dillon

D’Onal ‘og – Dervish - Alphabet Song – Cat Malojian - Crucan Na Bpaiste – Karen Matheson

Hello Radio – Janet Henry - Danny Boy – Janet Dowd

Chill Factor – Stroll In The Forest - 30 mins

Instrumental guitar mindfulness music to calm you down