David on BBC Breakfast
David on BBC Breakfast

David and the Media: Television

David has extensive experience in the media, with appearances on BBC Breakfast TV (above) with his friend Phil Coppell, where they talked about The Beatles and copyright issues, completely flummoxing Susanna Read and joking with Bill Turnbull.

He has also appeared on local TV in Liverpool, BAYTV, with Tim Quinn

David with Tim Quinn on BAY TV

He has also been asked to appear on Japanese TV, explaining the meaning behind the song of “Penny Lane”.

David with the Japanese TV crew
David with the Japanese TV crew at Penny Lane

David has appeared on local television on behalf of the Beatles Story, when connected to an exhibit or a story. Below he is with then MD of The Beatles Story, Martin King as they examine the original lyrics to The Beatles song “Help!”.

Martin King and David Bedford on local TV
Martin King and David Bedford on local TV

David has also appeared on other local programs for both the BBC and ITV networks.

David and the Media: Radio

David has appeared regularly on local radio, especially BBC Radio Merseyside over the last 20 years. He was trained in planning, editing and presentation on BBC Radio Merseyside 30 years ago, so is used to appearing on radio programs, both live and pre-recorded.

He has also appeared on several other local BBC Regional Stations around the UK.

David has also been a guest on several US radio shows when he is visiting the US for Beatles conventions.

David and the Media: Podcasts

As well as appearing on his own podcast, Liddypod, David regularly appears on other podcasts around the world and is a popular guest, telling his Liverpool stories about The Beatles.

These have included:

Regular guest with Plastic EP live on Facebook

Beatle City – by the Liverpool Echo

The Fab Four Free For All

Something About The Beatles

Every Little Thing