This is a list of events from British radio in 1948.

List of years in British radio (table)
In British television
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Events edit

January edit

February edit

  • No events.

March edit

April edit

May to September edit

  • No events.

October edit

  • 12 October – Topical debate programme Any Questions? is first broadcast on the West of England Home Service[3] chaired by Freddie Grisewood; originally intended to run for six fortnightly editions only, it will still be on the air weekly (on BBC Radio 4 nationally) 75 years later.

November edit

  • No events.

December edit

  • 26 December – The first series of the BBC's annual Reith Lectures, Bertrand Russell on Authority and the Individual, begins broadcasting on the Home Service.[4]
  • 28 December – For the second series of Take It from Here, writers Muir and Norden begin to adopt its familiar three-part sketch show format.[5][6]

Undated edit

Debuts edit

Programme endings edit

Continuing radio programmes edit

1930s edit

1940s edit

Births edit

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Sports Report at 70: Presenters' memories, royal recognition & THAT theme tune". BBC Sport. 5 January 2018. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  2. ^ Doctor, Jenny (2013). "Vaughan Williams, Boult, and the BBC". In Frogley, Alain; Thomson, Aidan J. (eds.). The Cambridge Companion to Vaughan Williams. Cambridge University Press. pp. 249–274. doi:10.1017/CCO9781139043243.017.
  3. ^ Kynaston, David (2007). Austerity Britain 1945–1951. London: Bloomsbury. ISBN 978-0-7475-7985-4.
  4. ^ "1940s" (PDF). The BBC Story. BBC. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 December 2011. Retrieved 26 June 2010.
  5. ^ "Take It From Here". British Comedy. Retrieved 27 October 2020.
  6. ^ McKay, Mark (7 February 2009). "Radio: Take It From Here". Laughterlog.com. Retrieved 27 October 2020.
  7. ^ Kennedy, Michael (1987). Adrian Boult. London: Hamish Hamilton. p. 215. ISBN 0-333-48752-4.
  8. ^ "Philip Jackson". Aveleyman.com. Retrieved 17 February 2021.