Ralph Pixton

All caller records are kept confidential

I refer to the article by Jo Bowman headlined 'Radio legend owed thousands' (Sunday Morning Post, May 6).

Sunday, 13 May, 2001, 12:00am

Ralph Pixton asked callers to hand over money for projects that never materialised

Radio legend Ralph Pixton died owing thousands of dollars to listeners of his long-running Open Line programme, the Sunday Morning Post has learned.

Pixton, who died last month aged 65 after a career at RTHK's Radio 3 spanning almost 40 years, rang talk-back callers after the show and asked them to invest in recording projects that never materialised.

6 May 2001 - 12:00am

A true gentleman and Hong Kong legend

I was deeply saddened to hear of the death of Ralph Pixton.

He was a colleague during my time in Hong Kong from 1977 to 1993, when I was at RTHK and then in business with Duty Free Shoppers and as a freelance.

I read of his demise on the Internet, and I will be adding a tribute to him in my speech 'HK Now', which I deliver at bookings all over Britain.

9 Apr 2001 - 12:00am


Children from the Jockey Club Sarah Roe School in Kowloon Tong raised $3,930 for Operation Santa Claus at a special millennium Christmas concert.

The children have severe learning difficulties and some are visually impaired.

The Operation Santa total last night stood at $2,583,935.

21 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

The Edge

The really exciting stuff this weekend is all happening on the radio. RTHK Radio 3 has re-vamped its schedule to include a 'wacky' new morning show from Phil Whelan and a club-style atmosphere in the early evenings with DJ Teng Boon.

3 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Not axed

The inaccuracies in your Quarry Bay column in the Sunday Morning Post, of March 21, must have had Ralph Pixton's listeners choking on their bacon and eggs.

28 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Disney dumbos draw Zhu's ire

PREMIER Zhu Rongji is reported to have criticised Shanghai's leaders for having been 'scooped' by Hong Kong in the battle to host the next Disney theme park.

21 Mar 1999 - 12:00am


A successful weekend helped boost the Operation Santa appeal. The online and on-air auctions helped pull in $183,003, taking the total to $1,186,775.

The $39,503 raised in Friday's Internet auction was added to the total, along with a $100,000 pledge from retail chain Toppy after their Toppy Shopping Day last week.

22 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Giants of the airwaves

It is a commonly known and accepted truth that great voices make for great radio, and RTHK's Radio 3 is a splendid example of that phenomenon.

Ralph Pixton's eternally calm and cool responses to some of the most aggravatingly selfish and petty complaints imaginable, that are aired on Open Line, is a joy to behold and a credit to his professionalism.

29 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Firm suffers year-on-year freebie failure

So you think Hong Kong shareholders sometimes behave badly? The buffet battles that have been seen in the past at meetings of Hutchison Whampoa and some other firms in the territory is nothing compared to what went on in India this week.

21 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Icons of our time

NAME: Edna Outlet.

OR: The expat housewife with an eye for a factory-outlet bargain.

1 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

Between ripe and wrong

WHILE the rest of the English-speaking world grapples with the concept of political correctness, there is a corner of Hong Kong which remains refreshingly free of doublespeak, and where a spade is always, er, a spade. Step forward RTHK's Radio 3.

18 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Open line to the little things in life

LAST Sunday I did the second most pleasurable thing you can do in bed after sleeping. I listened to Ralph Pixton. This is a recent addiction and one I can see there is no point in trying to kick.

17 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Tables turned on host Ralph

VETERAN radio presenter Ralph Pixton received the shock of his life yesterday when RTHK's Hong Kong Today was interrupted by cheers and applause. Halfway through the show present and former colleagues handed him cakes and cards in a surprise party to celebrate his 60th birthday.

17 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Long-time fan of RTHK

AS someone who has had the privilege of living in Hong Kong for more than 40 years, it has been my pleasure during that time to follow the progress of the excellent radio services provided by Radio Television Hong Kong.

3 May 1995 - 12:00am