Radio 1

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‘Nobody was safe’: the shocking, dangerous brilliance of Victor Lewis-Smith
He was an acerbic satirist with a maverick streak – and he would happily target everything from Captain Pugwash to Jimmy Savile. His legacy is enormous

Tim Worthington

13, Dec, 2022 @1:39 PM

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‘Radio talks to people, but TV talks at you’: Greg James on silly stories, childhood sickness and his listener ‘stars’
More people wake up with Greg James than anyone else. But how can he be so relentlessly chipper at 7am? Rhik Samadder meets the Radio 1 Breakfast host

Rhik Samadder

27, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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The UK Singles Chart is 70. Is it time for it to retire?
Once the top 40 was the undisputed soundtrack of a nation. But in an era when you can have a platinum record that gets to No 81, does it even make sense any more?

Alexis Petridis

14, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Atarah Ben-Tovim obituary
Orchestral flautist who inspired generations of children with her innovative approach to music education

June Emerson

07, Nov, 2022 @2:54 PM

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‘It’s quite scary to achieve your dream’: Nick Grimshaw on life after Radio 1
Ever since he can remember, Nick Grimshaw wanted to present Radio 1’s breakfast show – and that’s what he did. But what’s next? Here, he talks about parties, anxiety, love – and, finally, being happy to be himself

Eva Wiseman

09, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The 100 greatest BBC music performances – ranked!
As the Beeb celebrates its centenary, we take a look at its most memorable pop moments, from the birth of grime to the first sightings of Bob Dylan and Bob Marley, plus TOTP goes Madchester and countless classic Peel sessions

Guardian music

06, Oct, 2022 @12:12 PM

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Has streaming made it harder to discover new music?
Services such as Spotify and Apple Music give us access to the entire history of popular songs. But has that access made us lazy listeners? And could TikTok or TV really help us rediscover our passion for discovery?

Alexis Petridis

26, Sep, 2022 @12:03 PM

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Good mourning Britain: how chillout music soundtracked the death of Diana
When Princess Diana died 25 years ago, Radio 1 replaced its entire playlist. Why did it decide that a 10-minute ambient epic was the best choice for a royal elegy?

Phil Harrison

30, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Farewell Scott Mills: the Cristiano Ronaldo of pop radio
After 24 years of endless creativity, the BBC Radio 1 DJ’s final show on the flagship station airs today. He changed the face of the station as we know it – and will be sorely missed

Sam Wolfson

25, Aug, 2022 @12:05 PM

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Tim Westwood faced bullying allegation inside BBC while Radio 1 DJ
Exclusive: former BBC employee raised concerns with executives but felt they were warned against further action

Alexandra Topping

25, Jul, 2022 @2:15 PM

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John Peel: personal records and memorabilia set for Bonhams auction
Items including a handwritten letter from David Bowie and Peel’s horn gramophone will be up for sale next month

Laura Snapes

18, May, 2022 @2:53 PM

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Tim Westwood steps down from radio show after sexual misconduct allegations
DJ has stepped down from Capital Xtra show until further notice, says station’s owner Global

Alexandra Topping

27, Apr, 2022 @2:28 PM

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