The Gascony Show is a music based program that includes light-hearted banter and whimsical jokes. Listeners' views and comments are discussed and the show runs interviews with regular and/or rotating guests, dealing with subjects of both local interest and of general interest to the expatriate community.
"One of the first show interviews included music industry notaries Joy Askew and her brother Roger Askew", said John. "These two truly multi-dimensional singers sang some of their favorite songs on air. Joy, who worked closely with the likes of Peter Gabriel and Joe Jackson, and fronted the all-girl rock band called Bitch, told her story of life as a song-writer and touring musician."
The Gascony Show, still in its infancy, has received very favorable feedback from listeners and businesses alike. John Slattery, who launched the project himself and not only hosts the show, but does all the pre- and post-production, says that he is enjoying the adventure of producing a groundbreaking radio show, one of the first of its type in France. "Nearly 500,000 Britons, and at least 3 Irish that I know of in this area, now have a light entertainment radio program in English," said John. "It's very exciting to create this show and I see this regular broadcast not only as fun entertainment for the expatriates living in France, but also as a bridge between the English speakers and the French."
The show is broadcast in the Gascony region on Radio Coteaux 97.7 FM and 104.5 FM, plus it is streamed live over the Internet. Recordings of past shows and podcasts are available on the show's website http://www.gasconyshow.com The show can also be found on iTunes and on social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook.
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The Gascony Show, hosted by Irishman John Slattery, brings english language radio entertainment to the Gascony region of France. The show broadcasts every Sunday evening from 5pm to 7pm CET, on Radio Coteaux 97.7FM & 104.5FM. For more information and contact details, see the show's website: http://www.gasconyshow.com