Bill and Ted’s Midlothian radio adventure

NEWBATTLE: Black Diamond FM presenters Bill Prentice (left) and Ted Commerford at Newbattle Community Learning Centre, Gardiner Place.
NEWBATTLE: Black Diamond FM presenters Bill Prentice (left) and Ted Commerford at Newbattle Community Learning Centre, Gardiner Place.

OCTogenaRIANS could be excused for putting their feet up and taking it easy.

Think again. Bill Prentice and Ted Comerford – combined age 177 – are now radio stars.

The dynamic duo are believed to be two of the oldest broadcasters in Scotland, if not in Britain.

They may not be as famous as Sir Bruce Forsyth, host of Strictly Come Dancing, but they have a devout following.

And they host their own show – for the elderly by the elderly – on Midlothian’s community radio station every weekend.

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