Tony Blackburn is joining a large list of celebrities and former DJs helping BBC Radio 1 celebrate 40 years of broadcasting. Tony will join Chris Moyles to co-host breakfast on On Sunday 30 September with Bruno Brookes, Sara Cox, Zoe Ball, Ozzy Osbourne and Paul McCartney all hosting programmes.
Vernon Kay is on-air from 10am till 1pm featuring former breakfast show hosts, with Sara Cox & Zoe Ball returning for one day only 1-4pm.
Between 4 and 7pm JK & Joel will welcome former chart show hosts Mark Goodier and Bruno Brookes for the official chart show.
As previously reported Annie Mac and Annie Nightingale will host a special edition of the Request Show from 7pm, with the A-Z of Radio, aRadio 1 documentary airing between 9 and 10pm. Rounding off the day will see a musical tribute to John Peel, hosted by Peel fan Elijah Wood.
[b]Radio 1. Established 1967[/b] kicks off on Monday 17 September 2007 with the station inviting some big names in music to host their own show each evening, playing the tunes that inspired them and in some way led them to make music themselves. The full line-up, announced today, is:
Monday 17: Paul McCartney
Tuesday 18: Dave Grohl
Wednesday 19: Gwen Stefani
Thursday 20: Paul Weller
Friday 21: Paul Oakenfold
Monday 24: Noel Gallagher
Tuesday 25: Debbie Harry
Wednesday 26: Arctic Monkeys
Thursday 27: Ozzy Osbourne
Friday 28: Norman Cook aka Fatboy Slim
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