James H. Reeve
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James Hengist Reeve, born 25 June 1950, is a cult English broadcaster, journalist, raconteur and radio phone-in host based in the Manchester area. James has hosted shows on Piccadilly Radio, BBC GMR (now BBC Radio Manchester), BBC Radio Five Live, The New Hallam FM, talkSPORT, TeamTalk 252 stations and, up until July 2006, presented the late night phone-in show at Key 103.
Reeve joined the Manchester BBC Local radio station GMR in April 1995, presenting the afternoon show. In April 1998, he rejected an opportunity to join new station Century Radio to stay with GMR. Just a few months later, he left GMR in controversial circumstances with Reeve claiming he had been unfairly dismissed and had to explain complaints of "gratuitous use of racist language on and off-air."
- Late 1970s-1981 Piccadilly Radio
- February 1986-mid-1994 Piccadilly Radio (Saturday Sport, late night phone-in until 1989 then breakfast show)
- June 1994 - Fortune 1458
- Mid 1994 - April 1995 - The New Hallam FM (now Hallam FM) (late night phone-in)
- April 1995-September 1998 GMR (now BBC Radio Manchester)
- 1999-2000 TalkSPORT
- 2000 105.4 Century Radio (football phone-in show)
- 2002 TeamTalk 252
- June 2005-July 2006 Key 103 (late night phone-in)
- May 2008 106.1 Rock Radio
- September 2008 - May 2009 96.2 The Revolution
On 20 September 2008, James started a new Saturday afternoon sports show on 96.2 The Revolution, airing between 2-6pm every week. The current run of that programme, came to an end on 2 May 2009.
- Long time hillman Gary Burt and assorted James gags circa 2000
- Hear James during his short stint on the now defunct TEAMtalk 252 in Summer 2002
- Read about the circumstances surrounding James' departure from the BBC in 1998
- Simon Sandiford-Mitchell's JHR site
- Manchester Evening News article re James' departure from Key103
- DJ's fight with BBC - Lancashire Evening Telegraph article from 21 Sept 2001
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