Annie Nightingale

Born 1 April 1942




Former journalist Annie Nightingale was the first female DJ on BBC Radio 1 and is the station's longest-serving presenter.

She has presented a range of programmes, is a champion of underground music and is not afraid to embrace new musical styles. She currently spins breaks on her overnight show and often features major breaks DJs.

Annie was awarded an MBE for services to radio broadcasting in 2002.

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Glastonbury – BBC Radio 1

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One 2003 – BBC Radio 1

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