The full schedule for the upcoming Radio 1 Vintage pop-up radio station has been published.
It shows a number of presenters from the history of the station hosting hour long shows – around 50 of them – to mark 50 years since BBC Radio 1 launched on September 30th, 1967.
It starts at 6am on September 30th, counting down to a recreation of the opening on Radio 1 at 7am with Tony Blackburn. This will also be broadcast live on Radio 2. Then Nick Grimshaw joins Tony for a live simulcast on Radio 1 till 10am. Following that, a mixture of live, pre-recorded or archive recordings make up the rest of the schedule, including material from Kenny Everett, Mike Smith, Tommy Vance, Kevin Greening, Alan Freeman, Ed Stewart, and John Peel. A number of ‘duos’ are also reunited.
Hosting hour slots are David Kid Jensen, Colin & Edith, Adrian Juste, Roger Scott, Fearne & Reggie, Nicky Campbell, Dave Pearce, Pete Tong, Fabio & Grooverider, Zoe Ball, Chris Moyles, Bruno & Liz, Jackie Brambles, Trevor Nelson, Annie Nightingale, Zane Lowe, Johnnie Walker, Bobby Friction & Nihal, Tim Westwood, Mike Read, Noel Edmonds, Simon Mayo, Sara Cox, Simon Bates, Rosko, Gary Davies, Mark & Lard, Bob Harris, Peter Powell, Steve Wright, Rob Da Bank and Mary Anne Hobbs.
One of the station’s biggest stars of the 90s – Chris Evans – is noticeably absent from the schedule.