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BIRSt Archive: Producers

COMING SOON: The MP3 Review Show with Emma & Math

A short excerpt of the show, where Emma & Math give a very honest opinion of MP3s by unsigned bands. Not for the faint hearted. Look out for the full show next week.

BIRSt New Music: Matt Marr

Emma Houlton interviews Bournemouth singer-songwriter Matt Marr about his music, his new album, exciting new times in the music industry and gigging with ex-razorlight drummer Andy Burrows.

A Day at Sea

Emma Houlton accompanies skipper Steve Porter and a crew of anglers 20 miles into the English Channel to find out what exactly attracts people to going out on a days fishing.

Don’t Drink and Drive

A short ad to highlight the consequences of drink driving. Don’t drink and drive – it makes sense!

“Fish on!”: A Moment of Capture

A fisherman is always known to be able to tell a tale or two. And for Angler Drew, sat on a fishing boat 20 miles south of Poole talking to us about his previous catches, he is unaware that he is about to experience his best catch of the season. We capture one of those moments in an Anglers life, a tale, that will be retold with great pleasure later on that evening around the pub table.

Emma-Victoria Houlton


Welcome to my page! My names Emma-Victoria and I’m proud to be a 10th year anniversary MARP.

My first experience of radio was in 2007 when I was invited by the producer of BBC Radio Humberside’s weekly unsigned music show “BBC Raw Talent” to go to the studios and record a vox pop about my unsigned electronic band. From that moment I was hooked. I asked the producer for advice on how to get into radio, and she pointed me in the direction of hospital radio.

For the next two years I worked on hospital radio station Kingstown Radio as a co-presenter on the breakfast show “The Wednesday Morning Shake Up Show”. The producer from “BBC Raw Talent” also kept in touch with me and invited me to go and help out on the show. After my first visit to the studios I was subsequently asked to go back and help out again.

Since September 2009 I have been at Bournemouth University studying MA Radio Production. I have loved every second of my time on the course. Although my background and passion is music and I am keen to follow a route into specialist music radio, I have discovered so much more that radio has to offer. With the encouragement from tutors and fellow MARPs to truly explore radios possibilities I have developed a keen interest in speech, feature, documentary and experimental radio making. Over the next few months I am hoping to have lots of fun producing some (I hope) interesting content for BIRSt – keep checking back on my page for updates and do feel free to comment on my work.

BIRSt Alumni