Stafford's World launched at the end of May 2006 and we are now over 7 years old. Thinking back, I'm not really sure how it all came about! After nearly 10 years of broadcasting shows across Europe on satellite, firstly via EKR and then from Radio Caroline, I just thought it might be a good idea to try to get the show heard in a few other parts of the world. For those that have never heard the show, here's a bit of general background information. Let's start with the answers to some questions. What is “Stafford's World”? “Stafford's World” is a syndicated radio programme which launched at the end of May 2006. The show currently broadcasts via local transmitters in the USA, Germany, New Zealand, Indonesia, Spain, the UK, France and Italy, along with pan-European satellite coverage and worldwide internet coverage.
The show is presented by Mark Stafford and is an extension of the very popular specialist shows which have been broadcast (via Satellite) throughout Europe since 1997, firstly on European Klassik Rock then, from 1999 to the present day, on Radio Caroline.Musically it is an A.O.R. based show covering the spectrum of adult rock and quality pop/rock. A key features of the show is “The Rock Flashback” this a 90 minute segment of the show, which focuses on a particular month in years gone by. From this particular month, The Top 10 Rock Singles in America, The Top 10 Rock Albums in Britain and the Top 10 Rock Singles in Britain are featured along with news and headlines from the month in question.However, the show is certainly not just about “nostalgia”, it features a high proportion of new music from both established artists and new talent.What audience sector is “Stafford's World aimed at? The target audience is the 35-65 age-range.