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After providing entertainment over the past 63 years, Rediffusion goes silent. A common sight in homes, coffee shops and hairdressers, the trusty box kept the young and old entertained with everything from the latest top 40 hits to storytelling in various Chinese dialects. The radio service announced its closure earlier this April after mounting losses.

The Straits Times Picture Desk puts together some of the memories of former listeners as they reminisce about the golden age of radio.

Photography: Ng Sor Luan, Jason Quah, Raj Nadarajan
Interviews: Raj Nadarajan
Produced by: Lim Wui Liang, Raj Nadarajan, Nuria Ling

Copyright: The Straits Times 2012

After providing entertainment over the past 63 years, Rediffusion goes silent. A common sight in homes, coffee shops and hairdressers, the trusty box kept the young and old entertained with everything from the latest top 40 hits to storytelling in various Chinese dialects. The radio service announced its closure earlier this April after mounting losses.

The Straits Times Picture Desk puts together some of the memories of former listeners as they reminisce about the golden age of radio.

Photography: Ng Sor Luan, Jason Quah, Raj Nadarajan
Interviews: Raj Nadarajan
Produced by: Lim Wui Liang, Raj Nadarajan, Nuria Ling

Copyright: The Straits Times 2012

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