1921 in British radio

This is a list of events from British radio in 1921.

List of years in British radio (table)
In television
1918
1919
1920
1921
1922
1923
1924

EventsEdit

  • 1 June – The Epsom Derby horse race is for the first time broadcast live by wireless.

BirthsEdit

  • 17 February – Ken Platt, Lancashire comedian (d. 1998)
  • 25 February – Patricia Ryan, English-born American child actress, continues performing on radio until her death (d. 1949)[1]
  • 21 March – Antony Hopkins, British composer, pianist, conductor and music broadcaster (d. 2014)
  • 1 April – Steve Race, English pianist-composer and radio presenter (d. 2009)
  • 23 May – Humphrey Lyttelton, English jazz trumpeter and radio presenter (d. 2008)
  • 28 June – Ronnie Taylor, English broadcast comedy scriptwriter and producer (d. 1979)
  • 21 September – Jimmy Young, English singer and broadcaster (d. 2016)
  • 24 December – Jimmy Clitheroe, Lancashire comic entertainer (d. 1973)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ DeLong, Thomas A. (1996). Radio Stars: An Illustrated Biographical Dictionary of 953 Performers, 1920 through 1960. McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7864-2834-2. p. 235.