FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: The TV Room

The early evening Sunday news on BBC One reports on the BBC’s announcement about plans for a fifth national radio service.

VIDEO: BBC News reports on the announcement of a fifth national BBC radio network. Presenter: Moira Stuart. TX DATE: 9th October 1988. COPYRIGHT: BBC. VREF: 26367-01.

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[00:00:00] PROGRAMME: presenter Moira Stuart tells us about the BBC’s announcement concerning the launch of a fifth national radio network, planned for 1990.

Radio 5 will broadcast on medium wave. The managing director of BBC network radio, David Hatch, says the new channel will bring together all sport and education programming. It will also include highlights from the BBC World Service.

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PICTURED: David Hatch. COPYRIGHT: BBC.

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