Graham Lawler is a former teacher and is now an author and broadcaster. He has worked for the BBC and Channel 4 and is the author of a numbers of books, including a book with a forward by the Late Sir Arthur C. Clarke (of 2001 A Space Odyssey). He said, ‘ as a student I developed a love of radio and really enjoyed the original GEM AM’ and having been in radio, in various forms for 30 years, so now to be back behind the microphone is a real joy.
Over the years he has interviewed some real greats including Gerry Marsden of Gerry and the Pacemakers, politicians like the former UK Foreign Secretary Lord David Owen and former health Secretary Stephen Dorrell and the late great actor James Mason, a real gentleman.
He has presented music shows and talk shows and now on Solid Gold Gem AM he gets to indulge his passion for great music, and he says “that makes an old broadcaster very happy”.