An Electric Storm at 50 (Delia Derbyshire Day 2019)

Fifty years ago (June 1969) the trio of artists known as White Noise released An Electric Storm. Why do Doctor Who fans need to know this? Well it’s because the trio included none other than Delia Derbyshire. It also included another BBC Radiophonic Workshop wizard Brian Hodgson. It will celebrated at this years Delia Derbyshire…

Delia Derbyshire: Trailblazer

The BBC has identified Delia Derbyshire’s Doctor Who theme as one of ten pieces to be studied as part of a project to introduce children to classical music. This puts her on a level with Gershwin, Vivaldi and Brahms! Details: Children to study Doctor Who theme tune in BBC Ten Pieces. +++ Message Ends +++

Hymns for Robots

If you’re near Swindon either today (9 Nov 2018) or tomorrow, you might want to visit the Noctium Theatre for a production concerning the musical life of Delia Derbyshire. Titled¬†Hymns for Robots, more details in the Swindon Advertiser:¬†Noctium Theatre lands TARDIS for Delia Derbyshire drama. <<< Message Ends >>>