1981 in British radio

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List of years in British radio (table)
In British television
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
In British music
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
In British film
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

This is a list of events in British radio during 1981.

Events[edit]

Station debuts[edit]

  • 12 September - Essex Radio (South Essex) on 96.4 MHz FM and 1431 KHz AM - rebranded as Heart Essex on 22 June 2009. An additional service for mid-Essex was added in December 1981 on 95.3 MHz and 1359 kHz

Closing this year[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • 7 January - Alvar Liddell, 72, BBC Radio announcer and newsreader

References[edit]