Group    From 30/10/1988 

BBC Asian Network

Categories: TV & Radio

Countries: Indian Sub-continent

Radio station, aimed at people of South Asian descent. The music and news comes from the main urban areas where there are significant communities with these backgrounds. It has production centres in Birmingham (The Mailbox) and London (Broadcasting House).

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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