HokusBloke is a radio producer, director, writer and occassional presenter. Known to the wider world as Neil Gardner, he is the owner and MD of the UK’s oldest independent radio production company, Ladbroke Productions (Radio) Ltd. He has been the secretary and chair or the Radio Independents Group, and believes passionately in the right of radio indies to be given parity with TV and online indies in regards to publicly funded broadcasting. Neil also runs SpokenWorld Audio, a new force in the battle against apathetic commissioning in the UK and around the world. A lover of scifi, fantasy, books, music, cats, friendship and Harley Davidsons.