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Articles about BBC Light Programme

► Goodbye to the Light Programme

Published 29 September 2017

Music Through Midnight with David Hamilton sees the BBC Light Programme off into history

Years of Light

Published 26 September 2017

The BBC reviews the first two years of the Light Programme

The new look in radio

Published 13 March 2017

Frank Gillard in 1964 on the launch of the BBC Music Programme and the realignment of the BBC’s three radio networks

Announcing from the inside

Published 12 December 2016

BBC announcer John Snagge tries to define what makes a BBC announcer

One, Two, Three, Four…

Published 3 October 2007

The coming of Radios 1, 2, 3 and 4

The Many Lives of BBC Radio Sport

Published 9 April 2007

Glenn Aylett looks at sports coverage since 1945

All Systems Freeman – 3

Published 1 February 2007

1960s: At the top of his game.

All Systems Freeman – 1

Published 31 December 2006

More than a legendary broadcasting figure, Alan Freeman was a 1960s icon.

All Systems Freeman – 2

Published 31 December 2006

Kif Bowden-Smith continues his personal memoir of Alan Freeman.

Out of the Light 1

Published 29 November 2003

The changeover between the Light Programme and Radios 1 and 2 wasn’t easy

A new lease of life

Published 15 August 2001

The Second World War had forced a change in priority for the BBC.

Forces of Light

Published 15 August 2001

How the Light Programme was shaped by the wartime Forces and General Forces programmes