1993 in British radio

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This is a list of events in British radio during 1993.

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

  • No events

March[edit]

  • No events

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

  • No events

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

  • 3 September – Simon Mayo leaves the Radio 1 breakfast show after five years in the chair.
  • September – The Radio Authority announces that it will not be renewing LBC's licence. The new licensee is to be London News Radio, a consortium led by former LBC staff and backed by Guinness Mahon.[1]

October[edit]

  • October – Matthew Bannister takes over from Johnny Beerling as controller of Radio 1 and immediately makes major changes to the station's output in order to attract a younger audience. Major changes are made to the presenter line-up with long standing DJs replaced with a raft of new younger presenters.
  • October-December – Mark Goodier presents the Radio 1 breakfast show, but is replaced by Steve Wright in January 1994.
  • October – BBC Radio Clwyd closes although local news opt-outs continue until 2002.
  • October – Sunset 102 goes into liquidation.
  • 30 October – The first Essential Mix is broadcast on BBC Radio 1.

November[edit]

  • No events

December[edit]

Unknown[edit]

Station debuts[edit]

Changes of station number[edit]

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Programme debuts[edit]

Continuing programmes[edit]

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Ending this year[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • 9 February – Richard Imison, 56, Script Editor for BBC Radio Drama (1963–1991)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ LBC To Appeal Over Licence Decision, AM/FM News, September 1993