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Tuesday 10 September 2013, 16:03
Radio 1's dedicated news programme celebrates 40 years on air.
Tuesday 23 July 2013, 10:10
Jen Macro pays tribute to the Radio 1 Roadshow - the precursor to the Big Weekend and a mainstay of the summers of her youth.
Thursday 23 May 2013, 18:14
Radio 1 and 1Xtra's Head of Music George Ergatoudis lifts the lid on the Radio 1's Big Weekend for 2013.
Friday 10 May 2013, 13:47
BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra Commissioning Editor Piers Bradford reveals how this year's Big Weekend in Northern Ireland will build on innovations from last year's event in Hackney.
Friday 12 April 2013, 15:35
Radio 1 Controller Ben Cooper on the campaign to get 'Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead" to the top of the Official Charts.
Thursday 24 November 2011, 12:18
Ade Adeluwoye is Senior Audience Planner for London 2012 at the BBC. He reports for the About the BBC blog about BBC Radio 1's Hackney Weekend workshops.
I would have been nervous walking into a meeting with around 50 young people at the Grace Centre in Hackney, but armed with Tim Westwood as my...
Friday 14 October 2011, 12:00
With performances from Cher Lloyd, Jason Derulo and, of course, the scream machine generators - One Direction...
Friday 23 September 2011, 13:18
Today, as unemployment figures for young people top the million mark, it's important to ask - how can television respond to this crisis? How can it link with radio and social media to create a debate that gets to the heart of the underlying issues...
Friday 16 September 2011, 14:19
What do you get if you take 70 young people and put them in a room for 3 hours?
The answer to this is not a protest, a civil uprising or even a hint of trouble. In fact what we got was a diverse range of views, thoughts and opinions and perhaps even a small step towards a rebranding of the much-maligned...
Thursday 21 July 2011, 10:32
Editor's note: this post appeared on the BBC Radio blog at 0930 this morning. It confirms the announcement made earlier in the morning that Andy Parfitt is to step down as Controller of Radio 1 from 31 July. Read the post in full and leave a comment on the BBC Radio blog - SB
After 13 years I'm setting...
Monday 26 July 2010, 13:01
Think about what you were like as a teenager.
If you were anything like me you probably felt fear towards drugs. You had nervous fascination with alcohol. Your world was probably amazing or it sucked depending on whether you were popular in school or whether you were in or out with your group of friends...
Wednesday 26 May 2010, 11:41
The future King was there, the current Queen of Pop looked amazing and 40,000 people from North Wales had a pretty good time too.
On Monday morning, as I sat on a bench on platform 1 at Bangor train station I reflected on an amazing week of activity which culminated in two days of the very best in live...
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BBC sets out its coverage for Winter Olympics 2014 (Televisual)
"over 200 hours of network TV coverage is set to be delivered to audiences alongside six online streams covering all events live"
Ken Goudie obituary (Guardian)
"Goudie, who has died aged 87, was a colossus in the BBC's radio newsroom"
Harding unveils vision for BBC News (Broadcast)
"BBC News chief James Harding has outlined a series of measures, including the creation of a news editor role and a focus on technology and collaboration..."
Doctor Who anniversary episode breaks iPlayer request records (Guardian)
"Birthday edition eclipses previous high of Olympics opening ceremony reaching nearly 1.3m requests in 24 hours"
BBC to open news bureau in Burma (MENAFN)
BBC1 to broadcast Laurel and Hardy biopic (The Stage)
"The 90-minute biopic, called Stan and Ollie, is written by Jeff Pope, who penned Mrs Biggs for ITV."
BBC lines up Tim Minchin sitcom (Guardian)
BBC Promotes 'Sherlock' Return With Hearse (Hollywood Reporter)
"heralding the return to U.K. screens of the hit detective show"
Tributes paid to BBC cricket commentator John Shaw (Leicester Mercury)
“He was great company and a superb broadcaster. He will be sadly missed.”
Gary Barlow announces New Year's Eve London gig for BBC One (digitalspy)
BBC signs open data agreement (Guardian)
BBC's Lord Hall: Birmingham is the 'place to be' (Telegraph)
“I want to make Birmingham a really exciting and important part of what we do"
BBC iPlayer confirmed for PS4 launch (eurogamer.net)
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