Episode 4 – The Richard Roberts Archive: Stockport’s Best Kept Secret

This week we welcomed Richard Roberts, from the Richard Roberts archive. The archive holds 100,000s of pieces of advertising artwork, going back to the 1800s. It has a particular focus on automobiles and land transport. Here is to it not being one of Stockport’s best kept secrets for much longer!

Listen on Spotify here.

Check out the archive’s twitter and their new website.

For more on automotive history, have a look at the Society of Automotive Historians in Britain here.

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Episode 2 – Recovering 10cc’s lost Strawberry Studios record, how to bake a tape with Peter Wadsworth

This week, we had a fascinating discussion with Peter Wadsworth. Peter is Stockport born and bred, has a PhD on the history of Strawberry Studios, and curated the Strawberry exhibition at Stockport Museum.

We discussed the fascinating history of Strawberry Studios with Peter, as well as the journey of restoring the lost 10cc tapes!

Listen on Spotify here.

Watch ‘The Great Stockport Bake-off – unearthing buried musical treasure – 10cc‘ – Four music geeks. Three lost studio tapes by 1970s pop legends 10cc. One oven. What could possibly go wrong?

Strawberry Studios, 1984