Silver Travel on the radio

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The Wireless from Age UK is an internet radio station for grown-ups, dedicated to playing a mix of music, entertainment and information. Since 2012, The Wireless has provided a mixture of voices you know and love, played music to sing and dance along with, and shared helpful advice for later life. It's also provided the soundtrack to Age UK's shops across England and Wales.

You can listen to The Wireless on internet radio on TuneIn Radio.

Our very own Silver Travel Show was presented by Jennie Carr from Silver Travel Advisor for a number of years, and Jennie talked to destinations experts who shared their real experiences from around the world as well as some well-known names from the world of entertainment and travel writing.

Below are just a few of our favourite interviews for you to listen to and enjoy:


The late John Honeywell discusses the state and art of cruising in 2016.



Find out about Yolanda Zappaterra’s book Escape London.



Yolanda Zappaterra and Jan Fuscoe talk about their book, Skylines.



Jennie talked to the late travel writer, blogger and journalist Captain Greybeard aka John Honeywell about the joys of cruising and if it is a holiday suited to absolutely everyone.  Listen to Parts 1 & 2.



Kiki Dee tells the Silver Travel Show all about the Holidays of her lifetime.


David ‘Diddy’ Hamilton talked to the Silver Travel Show holidays of his lifetime, working on British Forces radio in Germany, trips to South Africa and houses in Turkey.


Jennie talked to Bill Bryson about his new book ‘One Summer, America 1927’


The Silver Travel Show was delighted to talk to Graham Dene of the Afternoon Show about California, Austria and Sir Cliff Richard.


Cheryl Baker, Eurovision winner, singer and broadcaster shared tales of her holidays and travels with Jennie on the Silver Travel Show in July 2014.


 

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Other Members' Thoughts - 5 Comment(s)

  • Silver-Travel-Advisor
    about 5 years ago
    Hello, the show goes out on DAB, so the way to find The Wireless is under the alphabetic list, either T or W. Or you can listen online, click on the highlight in paragraph 1. And a new way is via digital TV, the 700+ numbers are radio and you should find The Wireless there. The station doesn't have an FM frequency.
  • exjuju
    over 5 years ago
    Radio wavelength would be very useful
  • coolonespa
    over 5 years ago
    Loved the interview with Kiki Dee, although a little disappointed it didn't end with a Kiki / Jennie duet.
  • coolonespa
    over 5 years ago
    An excellent interview (Parts 1 & 2) with Captain Greybeard. I'm thinking Jonathan Ross must be nervously looking over his shoulder wondering if he'll be replaced by the Jennie show.
  • bee82
    almost 7 years ago
    Brilliant show last week - loved the Kiki Dee interview