1984 in British radio

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In British television
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1984
1985
1986
1987
In British music
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1982
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1984
1985
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In British film
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987

This is a list of events in British radio during 1984.

Events[edit]

  • During the first half of 1984, the BBC conducts five trials of community stations in Greater Manchester. Each trial, which covers a specific area of Greater Manchester, lasts for a few weeks, broadcasts only on MW and operated for a few hours each day, opting out of BBC Radio Manchester.

January[edit]

  • 8 January – Simon Bates returns to the Sunday teatime Top 40 programme, but only for a few months as Richard Skinner takes over as host on 30 September.

February[edit]

  • No events

March[edit]

  • No events

April[edit]

  • No events

May[edit]

  • No events

June[edit]

  • No events

July[edit]

  • No events

August[edit]

  • No events

September[edit]

October[edit]

  • No events

November[edit]

  • No events

December[edit]

  • 4 December – Pennine Radio's broadcast area is expanded when the Bradford-based station starts broadcasting to Huddersfield and Halifax.
  • 28 December – Terry Wogan ends his first run as presenter of the Radio 2 breakfast show. He returned to present the show again in January 1993 before leaving for a second time in December 2009.[2]

Station debuts[edit]

Closing this year[edit]

Births[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]