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  From the heart of Somerset UK, across the West, throughout the United Kingdom and right around the world, we invite you to join the Retro File and ride with us on the 'Big Red Time Machine' as we keep the great music of the past alive.

Papa D Productions and its radio station PDRp (radio) Productions is saving you a seat on the Time Machine. No ticket required to come with us back to the 40s and forward to the present day making all the stops along the way!

With our team at base, professional presenters and contributors to bring you the very best in music radio get with the professionals, fully and properly licensed.

Although we're based in Somerset UK, We’re not exclusively for Mendip residents, so feel free to contact us wherever you’re from, whether it’s Bristol or Brazil, Bangkok or Barbados. We’re reaching out to ALL our listeners old and new and hoping you’all join us, too, and get to know each other!
 
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Umm Leila

Join Umm Leila for the sweetest soul selection. 50 Shades of Soul .. and on PDRp 'At Midnight', Sweet Soul for Lovers.
 
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May we take this opportunity to introduce you to our organization. We and our team of presenters produce shows for radio stations around the world and you can join them... Free.

We do the work for you, uploading your selected shows to you using ‘We Transfer’ software. You may choose to stream/broadcast the productions when and as often as you wish.

The only conditions are that these productions may not be edited in any way without our written authorisation and we would ask you for proof that your station is properly licensed to play music publicly.

If we may be of service, contact the Papa D Team direct from this website, We look forward to working with you in the very near future.

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  That Seventies Sound
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  50 Shades of Soul
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  Statement of Policy
  From the heart of Somerset UK, across the West, throughout the United Kingdom and right around the world, we invite you to join the Retro File and ride with us on the 'Big Red Time Machine' as we keep the great music of the past alive.

Papa D Productions and its radio station PDRp (radio) Productions is saving you a seat on the Time Machine. No ticket required to come with us back to the 40s and forward to the present day making all the stops along the way!

With our team at base, professional presenters and contributors to bring you the very best in music radio get with the professionals, fully and properly licensed.

Although we're based in Somerset UK, We’re not exclusively for Mendip residents, so feel free to contact us wherever you’re from, whether it’s Bristol or Brazil, Bangkok or Barbados. We’re reaching out to ALL our listeners old and new and hoping you’all join us, too, and get to know each other!
 
  Downloading our Productions
  Many of the Papa D Productions are available to download,if they are available you will find a download link by the side of each appropriate production listed.

Please remember, that although we are delighted for you to do so you may download these shows to listen to only, they may not be unlawfully adapted or edited in any way.

If you wish to stream/play these shows publicly outside the conditions of our licenses you must first obtain permission form Papa D Productions. Click the 'Contact us Direct' button above for permission.
 
  PDRp on Sunday
  Coming soon ... Join the PDRp Sunday Phone-in / Magazine 'Live'. We open the lines at 11am (UK) .. Open to everyone.

Have a rant, tell us about your local community (What do you want the world to know?) .. Get a track played on the 'Last Spin' a Papa D Production for that someone special.

Repeated on the following Wednesday and Saturday afternoon. Click the Phone-in icon at the top of this page and join us the next time.
 
Thank you for visiting Papa D Productions / PDRp Radio .. The Retro File - We hope you will enjoy PDRp Radio and the productions listed below many of which are freely available for you to download ..... Don't forget the Sunday Phone-in, Have your say, Have a rant, Tell the community about your event or just get a track played on the 'Last Spin' for that special someone ... Get in touch soon, we'd love to talk to you .....
 
 
 
Radio BackTrack  
Production of the week - The In Crowd
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    Presenter: The Musicman
 
Summary
Featuring one of the Papa D Productions of the weekWhy not tell us which of our great presenters to feature on this spot.
Latest update: 18th April 2019
 
 
 
A Taste of breakfast with Bobby
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    Presenter: Bobby
 
Summary
Share your cornflakes with Bobby every morning at 8am (UK) on PDRp Radio. You may even consider a little boogie around the kitchen.
Latest update: 5th April 2019
   
 
 
The Last Spin  
The Last Spin Request Show & Phone-in
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    Presenter: Papa D
 
Summary
The Papa D request show where our listeners call the tune., This show is distributed worldwide so we welcome requests from anywhere in the world. 
Latest update: 19th April 2019
   
 
PDRp (radio) Productions  
PDRp (radio) Productions
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Summary
PDRp Just for Fun ...  Ride with us on the Big Red Time Machine as we go back in time .
Latest update: 13th March 2019
 
 
 
Video selection - Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams
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Absolutely loved this track from 1983.. Don't forget you can tell us what video clip to include in this slot - Click and Get in touch direct
 
Summary
Each week we select a production from our ever growing archive. Why not tell us what we should stream on this feature. Contact us direct
Latest update:10th April 2019
 
 
Papa D's Featured Album  
Papa D's Featured Albums
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Summary
Promoting and encouraging the lesser known artists from around the world. Get in touch and let us know about your work.
Latest update: 10th April 2019
   
 
 
The Time Machine  
Time Machine - 85 Plus 10
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    Presenter: Musicman Dee
 
Summary
Papa D Productions is all about retro, going back in time. Ride with us on the Big Red Time Machine as we take you back to the 50's/60's/70's and the 80's.
Latest update: 13th April 2019
 
 
MCA .. My Country  
MCA - My Country
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    Presenter: Pete Matthewman
 
Summary
Part of our International Feature program. A great two hour show from Pete Mathewman our very good friend from Australia.
Latest update:20th April 2019
 
 
 
The very best of contemporary Jazz
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    Presented by: Papa D Productions & Roberth
 
Summary
We get vintage Jazz shows/Tracks from all over the world sent to us, it's our pleasure to share them with our good friends right around the world..
Latest update: 20th April 2019
 
 
 
The In Crowd
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    Presenter: Dave Smith
 
Summary
Join David for a very large spoonful of the very best in Mod R&B, Soul, Latin and Jazz all wrapped up in a fantastic show.
Latest update: 14th April 2019

 

 
 
The Blue Rock Box  
The Blue Rock Box
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    Presented by: Papa D Productions
 
Summary
Check out this great International Feature, Blues Rock from right around the world. Take a ride back in time with the 'Blue Rock Box
Latest update: 10th April 2019
 
 
 
Mop Tops & The King
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    Presenter: Steve Chelmsford
 
Summary
Possibly the greatest artists of all time .. Join Steve for an hour of clips, and music from the Beatles and Elvis back to Back.
Latest update: 20th April 2019
 
 
Reggae 5x3  
Reggae Shack 5x3
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    Presenter Mr Dee
 
Summary
The Reggae Shack 5x3 show. Our or your selection of five Reggae artists and three tracks from each from the 50's up to the present day.
Latest update: 5th April 2019
 
 
 
'At Midnight' - Sweet Soul for Lovers
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    Presenter: Umm Leila
 
Summary
Just Sweet soul for lovers on a cool, cool night to get really nice to each other and do their thing.
Latest update: 10th April 2019
 
 
 
That Seventies Soul
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    Presenter: Dave Edwards
 
Summary
Things were supposed to be cooling down after the 60's - Not a bit of it. Ride with Dave on the Big Red Time Machine back to the Seventies
Latest update: 21st April 2019
 
 
Folk Emporium  
The Folk Emporium
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    Presenter: Patrick
 
Summary
 Papa D Productions is all about diversity in music. Join Patrick and enjoy the very best in Folk music from around the world
Latest update: 1st April 2019
 
 
 
The Sunshine Groove
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    Presenter Mr Dee
 
Summary
Come on in, pour yourself a long one, relax, fall apart and as we go back in time at the Reggae Shack
Latest update:10th April 2019
 
 
50 Shades of Soul  
Umm Leila's 50 Shades of Soul
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    Presenter: Umm Leila
 
Summary
Join Umm Leila for the sweetest soul selection. 50 Shades of Soul .. and on PDRp 'At Midnight', Sweet Soul for Lovers.
Latest update: 10th April 2019
 
 
Northern Soul Recall  
Northern Soul Recall
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    Presenter: Steve Riley
 
Summary
Join our good friend Steve Riley, our definitive expert on Northern Soul and take a trip back to those legendary clubs of the 70's ..
Latest update: 22nd April 2019
 
 
 
The Country Mile
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    Presenter: Dave Watkins
 
Summary
Those good ole' boys at Papa D Productions playing the very best in Country music. Join Dave and do a do-si-Do or two with Dave's Country Mile show.
Latest update: 21st April 2019
 
 
Blues at 5  
Blues at 5
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    Presenter: Alan Hare
 
Summary
If blues is your scene you won't want to miss this cool and hot show with Alan H .. 5pm Thursdays & Sundays on PDRp and the latest show here
Latest update: 17th April 2019
 
 
Country Road  
Country Road
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    Presenter: Steve Taggart
 
Summary
Those good ole' boys at Papa D Productions playing the very best in Country music. Join Steve and do a do-si-Do or two with Steve's Country Road show.
Latest update: 15th April 2019
 
 
Songbirds  
Songbirds
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Summary
Music from lady artists from right around the world. Whose your favourite lady artist? .. Get in touch tell us and we'll feature her on the next 'Songbirds' show
Latest update: 6th April 2019
 
 
The Saturday Hop  
The Saturday Hop - Rock and Roll
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    Presenter: Susanne
 
Summary
Get your dancing shoes on as Susanne takes you back to the Saturday Hop .. Susanne's going to get you Rockin and Rollin' until you drop.
Latest update: 15th April 2019
 
 
70's Discotheque  
70's The Golden era of Discotheque
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    Presenter: Matt Flint
 
Summary
Back we go to the 70's, The Golden era of Discotheque. White suits, Medallions and Hot pants are entirely optional.
Latest update: 10th April 2019