1961 in British radio

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This is a list of events from British radio in 1961.

Events[edit]

  • 30 June - The popular radio comedy programme Hancock's Half Hour is aired for the last time.
  • Unknown - David Davis is appointed head of children's sound broadcasting at the BBC.
  • Unknown - Radio personality Irene Thomas enters and wins the Brain of Britain contest, heralding a forty-year period as a mainstay of radio panel game quiz programmes.

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