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► Goodbye to the Light Programme

Published 29 September 2017

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

Radio 1 is Won-der-ful

Published 29 September 2017

Remembering Radio 1’s first morning

► Spotlight 1 and 2

Published 31 March 2017

Listen to Radio 1 and Radio 2’s introductory programme from the evening of 30 September 1967

► Beerling on jingles

Published 17 February 2017

From the late 1970s, BBC Radio 1’s ‘Mailbag’ interviews producer Johnny Beerling about the station’s use of jingles.

✎ #EverettDay

Published 3 April 2016

We just found something good deep in our archive.

Tonight’s BBC… in 1967

Published 28 October 2015

A look at what was on the BBC on Saturday 28 October 1967

The Swinging New Radio Service

Published 30 September 2014

Radio 1 swings on to the air

Seconds out

Published 12 April 2013

BLOG: Ding-dong the radio is censored

A Day In The Life… Sort Of

Published 16 January 2011

Radio 1’s oldest listener looks back on a life tuning in to the wireless.

Breaking the spell

Published 24 June 2010

Whilst waiting to discover its eventual fate, the BBC Trust has to at least appear ‘useful’ as a regulator of the BBC, therefore it’s no surprise to learn that the…

Extra marketing

Published 12 April 2010

If BBC management weren’t planning to close any radio stations, the repositioning of 1Xtra as a closer relation to Radio 1 would make sense from a marketing perspective because at…

Leave right now?

Published 23 March 2009

Chris Moyles reprimanded over ‘gay’ spoof lyrics to Will Young song The BBC has a problem. Indeed it has several problems, but a recurring theme in recent years seems to…

Have your say

Published 6 December 2008

BBC Trust: Survey of BBC services aimed at 13-34 year-olds If you have a spare moment or two today, the BBC Trust are actively seeking views from members of the…

Christmas has been cancelled

Published 29 October 2008

There’s no Christmas without TOTP Put away the tinsel and pack away the tree; Christmas 2008 has just been cancelled. And it’s not because the TV shopping channels insisted on…

Jumping the gun. Again

Published 22 May 2008

BBC should privatise Radios 1 and 2, says Richard Eyre Ex-commercial radio man wants BBC Radios 1 and 2 to be privatised, which is a rather strange assertion to make…

Mind boggling

Published 23 April 2008

Privatise Channel 4, says Big Brother mogul Want a lively debate combined with a whole host of potential contradictions? Then hire Peter Bazalgette as a guest speaker as what happened…

Revolution at the BBC

Published 3 October 2007

The birth of Radios 1-4

One, Two, Three, Four…

Published 3 October 2007

The coming of Radios 1, 2, 3 and 4

Radio’s tidal waves

Published 3 October 2007

Robin Carmody looks back on his Moment

Radio 1 memories

Published 3 October 2007

Roddy Buxton remembers

Past Radio 1

Published 3 October 2007

Recalling Radio 1

40 years of Radios 1-4

Published 3 October 2007

Mike Brown’s memories

Radio One at 40: an appraisal

Published 3 October 2007

Jonathan Bufton takes stock

Radio 1 – love it or loathe it

Published 3 October 2007

A love/hate relationship

A Musical Learning Curve

Published 3 October 2007

Radio One at 40

Radio recall

Published 3 October 2007

Growing up with Radios 1 & 2

Turbulent 1

Published 1 January 2004

Another revolution at Radio One

The cull of Radio 1

Published 1 December 2003

A revolution at BBC Radio One throws out the old and rings in the new – in public and painfully

Out of the Light 1

Published 29 November 2003

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

Radio launches 1

Published 15 August 2001

Personal memories of the start of Radios 1 and 2

The quality and the width

Published 15 August 2001

What’s more important – more services or better sound?

BBC plans for Radio 247

Published 12 August 1966

The Daily Mail explains the BBC’s plans