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774 ABC Melbourne is on the move! The entire station is packing up its Southbank headquarters and will take up residence at the State Library this week from Friday 26 to Monday 29 February.

774’s Radio-in-Residence will be a live audio and visual affair giving the public a rare behind-the-scenes glimpse into everything that makes a radio station tick.

Nine programs will be broadcast across four days in the Library’s Experimedia room, including the first public outing of the all-new ‘Friday revue live and slightly dangerous’ hosted by Richelle Hunt and Brian Nankervis, with live performances from local bands. Please note bookings are required for the Friday revue. Everyone is welcome to drop into all other programs throughout the four day broadcast during Library opening hours.

Other highlights include Raf Epstein’s Changing Tracks segment, and Libbi Gorr’s bright and shiny Sunday morning program with special Library guests talking about everything from conservation to comic books.

Drop into our #774inRes studio from 10am on Friday 26 February, all programs are live and everyone is welcome!

Program schedule:

Friday 26 February

  • Mornings with Jon Faine: 8.30am – 11.00am (Watch live in the Library from 10am)
  • The Conversation Hour with Jon Faine: 11.00am – 12noon
  • The Friday Revue, with Richelle Hunt and Brian Nankervis: 1.00pm – 3.00pm (register to attend here)
  • Drive with Raf Epstein, 3.00pm – 6.00pm

Saturday 27 February

  • Mornings with Hilary Harper, 8.30am – 11.00am (Watch live in the Library from 10am)

Sunday 28 February

  • Sunday Mornings with Libbi Gorr, 10.00am – 12noon

Monday 29 February

  • Breakfast with Red Symons: 5.30am – 7.45am
  • Mornings with Jon Faine, 8.30am – 11.00am (Watch live in the Library from 10am)
  • The Conversation Hour with Jon Faine, 11.00am – 12noon
  • Afternoons with Clare Bowditch, 1.00pm – 3.00pm
  • Drive with Raf Epstein, 3.00pm – 6.00pm

This article has 2 comments

  1. Great to hear Red speaking with Jo about aquisitions,and especially the journal of an officer of the CSS Shenandoah.She mentioned that the library needs assistance raising funds to secure the journal.Can she contact me to see how our club American Civil War Round Table of Australia Inc may be able to assist. Byard Sheppard President

  2. Thanks Byard, we’ll be in touch!

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