1979 in British radio

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List of years in British radio (table)
In British television
1976
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
In British music
1976
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
In British film
1976
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982

This is a list of events in British radio during 1979.

Events[edit]

  • 27 January - BBC Radio 2's last closedown at 02:02. Sarah Kennedy was at the Newsdesk after Brian Matthew finished "Round Midnight". From 02:00 to 05:00 the following night, listeners heard "You and the Night and the Music". Radio 2 has the longest period of continuous broadcasting of any national radio station in the UK.

Station debuts[edit]

Closing this year[edit]

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Births[edit]