Top Gear was a "progressive" music show in the early years of BBCRadio 1 (from 1967 into the 1970s) hosted variously by Pete Drummond and, most famously, John Peel. The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) was formed in 1927 by means of a royal charter. ... 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events and trends Although in the United States and in many other Western societies the 1970s are often seen as a period of transition between the turbulent 1960s and the more conservative 1980s and 1990s, many of the trends that are associated widely with the Sixties, from the Sexual Revolution... John Robert Parker Ravenscroft, OBE (30 August 1939 – 25 October 2004), known professionally as John Peel, was a British disc jockey and radio presenter. ...
The Naked Scientists Science RadioShow is a live weekly audience-interactive science radio talk show broadcast live on BBCradio, and on the net, and archived online.
The show switches from old school Jamaican music and modern reggae/ska bands from all across the world.
Five Live''s resident film critic, never one to sit on the fence or to pull his punches, Mark Kermode, joins Simon Mayo for a weekly run-down of the latest UK cinema releases, often accompanied by a special guest from the movie world.
BBCRadio 1 is a British radio station operated by the BBC, specialising in popular music aimed at the 16-24 age bracket.
Radio 1 initially broadcast on 1214 kHz mediumwave (or 247 metres as it was referred to at the time) and moved to 1053/1089 kHz (275/285 metres) on 23th November 1978 (it was the only BBC National station without a dedicated FM frequency).
The Radio 1 roadshows began in 1973 and the final one was held in 1999.
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