Brian Matthew

Born 17 September 1928.

An actor who made his name as disc jockey, Brian established himself as the regular presenter of the BBC Light Programme shows Saturday Club and Easy Beat. These shows gave a regular dose of pop music to the younger generation at a time when at a time when it was a rare commodity on the BBC. He remained with both programmes until the start of BBC Radio 1 in 1967.

Matthew has also presented shows such as My Top 12 and the arts magazine Round Midnight.
He can currently be heard on The Sound of the Sixties, a show that he launched in 1990


Top Gear – 1964 – BBC Light Programme

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