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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

No ads please – we’re British

Published 30 November 2003

Advertising guru Charles Higham warns against commercial radio… in 1933

Out of the Light 1

Published 29 November 2003

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

Out of the Light 2

Published 28 November 2003

Radio Two tries to find an identity after two decades under the shadow of its younger sibling

Once upon a time…

Published 15 August 2001

A prehistory of British broadcasting

The Burkiss Way

Published 15 August 2001

A comedy series… that started on BBC Radio 3 of all places

The compleat Burkiss Way

Published 15 August 2001

An episode guide to a most underrated radio comedy

A chronology of RadioActive!

Published 15 August 2001

A chronology of one of the most popular BBC Radio 4 comedy series of the eighties.

The quality and the width

Published 15 August 2001

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

Digital diversity

Published 15 August 2001

An end to the frequency shortage is in sight

Round the Larksleigh-Fortinbrass

Published 15 August 2001

Some names you may have just missed

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

BBC plans for Radio 247

Published 12 August 1966

The Daily Mail explains the BBC’s plans

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