1. Meridian

Happy Birthday Radio Caroline!

March 28th 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of "pirate ship" Radio Caroline's first regular broadcasts. We're marking the event with special features.

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  1. David Johns (@davidjohns_itv)

Here's to the next 50 years, Radio Caroline

Precisely 50 years ago today, test tansmissions began for a radio station that would help to change the face of broadcasting across the UK. That radio station was Caroline - an unlicensed, "pirate" broadcaster, transmitting from a ship anchored just outside British waters.

Here's David Johns to remind us how Caroline fought the law - and what's happened to it since the sixties. He speaks to Caroline's current manager, Peter Moore, plus DJs Johnny Lewis and Roger Day.

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