Presenters

David Rathmell

David Rathmell

David is a youthful 73 years old and has been married to wife Diane for 48 years. They have a son, a daughter and a granddaughter. Having retired 13 years ago after 40 years at the Telegraph and Argus newspaper in Bradford, David became a presenter on St. Luke’s Sound in 2010. He presents two programmes on the station, the UK Chart Show from 10:00 to 11:30 on Monday mornings and a two hour programme from 10:30 to 12:30 on Friday mornings. David is the Secretary of the organisation, a key position in the smooth running of the station.


Wayne Williams

As well as being a presenter Wayne also takes care of all the technical stuff at St. Luke’s Sound.  When we say everything we do mean everything.  He was born and raised in North Wales and first volunteered for Hospital Radio back in 1990 at the tender age of just 16 when he did a weekly show for Radio Glan Clwyd. He has been living in Bradford for 16 years now and has been volunteering for St. Luke’s Sound for 7 years. He enjoys all types of music but you can probably guarantee he will play at least one Beatles’ song every show.


Stuart Davison

Stuart Davison

Stuart is married with one son, two daughters, four granddaughters, one grandson and a cockapoo called Luna. He is therefore exhausted, permanently in the minority and always in the wrong .  He spent much of his early life as a small boy, however he grew out of that and became a man.  This transition was accompanied by the deepening of his voice and the lengthening of his trousers. He escapes to SLS on a Wednesday morning to talk complete nonsense to any troubled soul who will listen. His musical taste is both wide and varied but he never needs an excuse to include Elvis Presley somewhere in the programme.


John Winter

John Winter

As well as being one of the presenters on St Luke’s Sound John Winter is our esteemed treasurer. He presents the aptly named ‘FRIDAY LUNCH TIME PROGRAMME’ which is broadcast from 12.30pm till 2.00pm every Friday. The show is made up of an eclectic mix of all types of music and each week has a main theme plus a featured artist, featured group and featured album slot.  John enjoys all types of music particularly Jazz, Blues and Folk, all of which are often played on the programme. He particularly enjoys playing less well known records.


Patrick Murphy

Originally from Co Kildare in Ireland, Patrick is a veteran of St. Luke’s Sound and is also a local celebrity, having featured on local and national TV and radio for being the oldest DJ in the UK. Patrick’s theme tune is “The Oldest Swinger in Town” and he plays music to cheer you up and get you dancing


Stephen Henry

Stephen joined the station in February 2022. Known as the Lancashire Lad he was born in Blackburn but has lived in Yorkshire for the last forty years. He is married to Maggie and between them they have four children, five grandchildren and two great grandchildren. How he finds the time to present a radio programme remains a mystery. Stephen presents a wide variety of music with special themed programmes at least once per month.


Richard Burge

Richard Burge

Richard Burge was born just outside Hull. He has been a vicar for over 20 years and is now looking after three churches near Cleckheaton. He’s done over three hundred baptisms and has only had thirteen “criers” – a safe pair of hands!! He likes all sorts of music from A-ha, through Beethoven and Capercaillie, to ZZ Top and everything in between.


John Wall

John Wall, who prefers to be known as Johnny, was born and raised in Bradford. In his younger days he played football for various local amateur sides and still enjoys playing five-a-side football today – at over 70. John has been with us on St. Luke’s Sound for seven years and enjoys presenting his “Wall of Sound”  Monday lunchtime programme from 11:30 to 1 o’clock


Phil Crabtree

Phil Crabtree

From 1974 to 2020 Phil was a popular entertainer in the Bradford area, running a mobile DJ business. His regular venues included Lapwater Hall and the Midland Hotel. Phil is married with two children and four grandchildren. He is now retired and has the rare distinction of working for the same Bradford company from leaving school.


Mick James

Mick James

Mick has had a long and distinguished career in the music industry. For over fifty years he has been an in demand DJ at weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, and engagements. He has worked for the Bradford Bulls for more than forty years. He is the timekeeper for the first team and does all the announcements for the reserves, the academy and the scholarship teams (under 15s, 14s, 13s and 12s), not forgetting the Ladies team.