1926 in British radio
This is a list of events from British radio in 1926.
- 16 January – A British Broadcasting Company radio play by Ronald Knox about workers' revolution in London causes a panic among those who have not heard the preliminary announcement that it is a satire on broadcasting.
- 4 May – The British Broadcasting Company broadcasts five news bulletins a day as no newspapers are published due to the general strike.
- 31 December – The British Broadcasting Company is dissolved and its assets transferred to the non-commercial and crown-chartered British Broadcasting Corporation.
- 22 February – Kenneth Williams, comic actor (died 1988)
- 19 May – David Jacobs, broadcast presenter (died 2013)
- 23 May – Desmond Carrington, disc jockey and actor (died 2017)
- 27 August – Pat Coombs, comic stooge (died 2002)
- 31 October – Jimmy Savile, disc jockey, broadcast presenter, philanthropist and serial sex offender (died 2011)
- "The BBC Radio Panic, 1926". Museum of Hoaxes. Archived from the original on 3 January 2015. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
- "A Message from the Earl of Clarendon | The New B.B.C. -- 'A Transition Simple and Efficient.'". Radio Times. 14 (170). 31 December 1926. p. 85.