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Radio 1's Birthday

Tony Blackburn

Radio 1 Established 1967 celebrates 40 years of Radio 1 and we have a day of special shows to celebrate our birthday on Sunday 30th September, the day Radio 1 launched.

You'll be able to watch Chris Moyles recreating the launch along with the first ever voice on Radio 1, Tony Blackburn as we stream live video from the studio.

Then Vernon Kay is on from 10am featuring other previous Radio 1 Breakfast Show Presenters. Zoe Ball returns to Radio 1 at 1pm and co-hosts with her mate Sara Cox. They'll be looking back at the best bits of their Breakfast Shows, recreating some of their features and catching up with some of the other voices and characters that appeared on their shows.

From 7am to 4pm we'll be streaming live from the studio so you'll be able to see what all the DJs get up to during the day.

Mark Goodier, Bruno Brooks and Pete Tong

The Radio 1 Chart Show between 4 and 7pm looks back at 40 years of Radio 1 being home to the official chart. It features some of the best selling and most controversial Top 40 hits. And some previous chart show DJ's including Mark Goodier, Bruno Brookes and Simon Bates.

Annie Nightingale used to present a Sunday Night Request Show for 12 years. It was the first ever interactive radio show. And returns to its original timeslot for the first time in 13 years, as a special one-off co-host with Annie Mac. They'll be playing some of your favourite music of all time and sharing the stories that go with them.

Annie Nightingale

At 9pm we have DJ Yoda's hour-long guide to the The A-Z of Radio 1 then at 10pm Elijah Wood presents a very special 2 hour show featuring the best of John Peel called "Keeping It Peel".

Sunday 30th September Schedule.

7am - 10am: Chris Moyles & Tony Blackburn
10am - 1pm: Vernon Kay featuring other Radio 1 Breakfast Show presenters
1pm - 4pm: Sara Cox & Zoe Ball
4pm - 7pm: The Chart Show with JK & Joel, Bruno Brooks and Mark Goodier
7pm - 9pm: Annie & Annie Request Show
9pm - 10pm: Documentary - 'A-Z of Radio 1' with DJ Yoda
10pm - 12: Keeping It Peel hosted by Elijah Wood

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