I knew Morris Barton, who died recently aged 75, long before he became the most famous person on the Isle of Wight. When he first joined the IW County Press he was an apprentice linotype operator to my late father, Roy. When dad revealed stories of work, Morris was often mentioned.
Paul Topping’s voice is the one that tens of thousands of Isle of Wight people wake up to every weekday morning. Paul is presenter of the Breakfast Show on Isle of Wight Radio, and his is the most listened-to programme on what is the most listened-to radio station on the Island.
A BEACON SPECIAL INTERVIEW
After graduating from the world- renowned Laine Theatre Arts College in Epsom, Millie, from Shanklin, not only won a place in the ensemble of ‘42nd Street’ in a top Paris theatre, but was also given the role of understudy to leading lady Peggy Sawyer