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Commercial radio on way – 60 stations to be opened

Published 28 September 2020

The government gives the go-ahead for Independent Local Radio in 1971

‘ITV was the start of the Coca-colonisation of Britain’

Published 29 October 2018

In 1980, Jack Tinker, theatre critic of the Daily Mail, turns his unsympathetic eye to the launch of ITV in 1955

► The shape of radio

Published 15 August 2016

In 1971, the government prepares to announce commercial radio. BBC-1’s ’24 Hours’ programme examines what system they might choose in this audio recording