As of Half-hour 352, the broadcast editions have been discontinued. See the Half-hour page for details.

 The One-hour podcasts are continuing and are now on a bi-weekly schedule.

“I continue to be amazed as to how you produce such quality fidelity from the older vinyls.
My hearing is still excellent, so I’m not overlooking anything. The sound is awesome.
You are a Master. Thank you so much for all you do.”
Edward Burnett, St. Louis

Donations to Hot Pipes can now be billed at whatever frequency you wish – your generosity helps to keep these shows in production!  Please contact me for details.



May 2021

Serenade suspended broadcasts of Hot Pipes through the summer to make way for other specialist programmes. It returned to the station on October 2, 2021.

11 January, 2021

Mp3 versions are no longer available via this site. They are now archived on Dropbox. Go to the relevant One-hour or Half-hour page for access details.

November 2020

News Flash: The half-hour edition now airs on Serenade – A tip-top Easy Listening station based in Dorset, England, mainly over the Internet but it also has a local DAB broadcast outlet — in high quality stereo every Sunday at 17:30 GMT/UTC.

October 2020

A new header and a new shop front with no PayPal, which was charging me exorbitant fees. The new shop is now fully operational and now offers three methods of purchasing or donating – by registering, as a guest or by telephone.
There’s a new Privacy page (under the About menu) and Cookie popup to conform to GDPR requirements.

23 September, 2020

To make space on the server, more mp3 versions have been archived into Dropbox. Details are on the show-list pages, which are now also available in the menu.

6 March, 2020

Half-Hour mp3 shows 75 to 125 have now been archived on Dropbox to save disc space on the server. The equivalent m4a versions have not been archived and are still available to be played directly from the playlist.

10 July, 2019:

I am delighted and very honoured to have received an Award Of Special Merit from the ATOS this year for my work on Hot Pipes.


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