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Malcolm Laycock

Malcolm Laycock

(Passed – 2009)

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Malcolm Laycock

Malcolm Laycock
(Passed – 2009)

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Malcolm Laycock

(Passed – 2009)
About Malcolm
This obituary is in memory of Malcolm Laycock. Malcolm Laycock was a British radio presenter and producer, best known for his work on programmes related to jazz, dance band and big band music. During his career he presented shows for both BBC Radio 2 and the BBC World Service. Between 1995 and 2009 he was also the host of Sunday Night at 10, a long running weekly Sunday evening show on Radio 2.
Malcolm Laycock began his career at the BBC in the 1960s, and presented jazz related programmes for both Radio London and the World Service. As a presenter for the World Service he hosted a number of shows, including Jazz For The Asking, several series of Kings Of Swing, The Big Band Singers, and the documentary Glenn
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Miller - The Legacy. He also helped to establish the former London based radio station 102.2 Jazz FM, where he became its programme controller.
His other credits include documentaries on performers such as Nat King Cole, Ted Heath, Joe Loss and Gilbert Becaud. He also presented a documentary about Billie Holiday, Billie Holiday In Her Own Words (for which he won a Sony Award).
Malcolm Laycock died on 8 November 2009. Radio 2 controller Bob Shennan said that former colleagues were "shocked and saddened" to hear the news of his death, and paying tribute to him Shennan said, "Malcolm was a much-loved and highly respected broadcaster, renowned for his skill as a presenter and producer, and his passion for
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music and radio."
This memorial is to honour the life of Malcolm Laycock and to acknowledge his outstanding contribution to radio. May he rest in peace.
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Malcolm Laycock

This obituary is in memory of Malcolm Laycock. Malcolm Laycock was a British radio presenter and producer, best known for his work on programmes related to jazz, dance band and big band music. During his career he presented shows for both BBC Radio 2 and the BBC World Service. Between 1995 and 2009 he was also the host of Sunday Night at 10, a long running weekly Sunday evening show on Radio 2.
Malcolm Laycock began his career at the BBC in the 1960s, and presented jazz related programmes for both Radio London and the World Service. As a presenter for the World Service he hosted a number of shows, including Jazz For The Asking, several series of Kings Of Swing, The Big Band Singers, and the documentary Glenn...

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