Steve England

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Steve England is a radio producer and former radio disc-jockey,[1] and at present runs a jingle production company in Leek, Staffordshire, which was established in 1997.[2] He has been called a "guru of radio advertising" [3][4] and[verification needed] is a former member of glam punk band The Flowers of Romance[disambiguation needed].

Biography[edit]

England was a disc-jockey on the offshore pirate radio stations Radio Caroline, Radio Mi Amigo and Radio Atlantis,[5] and one of the first independent local radio stations in the UK, Piccadilly Radio in Manchester.

After spending time as head of commercial production, England started a partnership with Alan Fawkes and set up Alfasound in 1979. The company produced many jingle packages for UK and European radio stations from its base in Sale, Greater Manchester; one such package was for Radio Nova.[6]

Alan Fawkes and Steve England parted company in 1997 after serious disagreements and England set up his own production company. In 2001, he merged his company with S2blue and moved to Leek. He acts as the UK and Éire agent for Jam Creative Productions and PAMS productions of Dallas, Texas, meaning that stations can have many classic radio jingles re-sung with their name.

Steve also presented on and helped to set up Moorlands Radio, the community radio station for the Staffordshire Moorlands based in Leek, Staffordshire.

Steve retired from the business in 2011, but occasionally still performs voice-overs.

Voice Overs[edit]

England can be heard on television and radio commercials nationwide. His voice is a regular feature on advertisements for John Peters, SCS, and DFS furniture companies. He has also voiced commercials for Fiat, Netto's, SEEBOARD, Debtfree Direct, and Butlins.[7][verification needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pirate Radio Hall of Fame
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