BBC Radio 1's Stories
BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra's Stories: 02/12/201405/03/15
Trevor Nelson chats in-depth with R&B star Mary J Blige about her life and career.
Radio1Doc: Bruising Silence
1Xtra’s Gemma Cairney looks at the hidden world of teenage abusive relationships. In this moving and very personal documentary, Gemma talks to the victims and the perpetrators as she tries to get to the bottom of this under-reported story. The...
Radio1Doc: Breakbeat Kaos: The Story of DJ Fresh & Adam F
DJ Fresh, along with his business partner & fellow superstar producer, Adam F, has defined not only a sound, but also a generation. . Here, with the help of Fabio & Grooverider, D Bridge, LTJ Bukem, London Elektricity, Pendulum, Chase & Status, The...
Radio1Doc: The Story Of Richie Hawtin
BBC Radio 1's Heidi looks at the career and influence of long term friend Richie Hawtin. Hear her discover more about his early success as Plastikman, his label Plus 8 and his legendary warehouse parties in Detroit. They then move on to talk about his...
Radio1Doc: Sonic Super Hero: The Story Of David Guetta
Greg James, with Kelly Rowland, Chris Willis, Jessie J, Pete Tong and Nicky Romero all coming to his aid, embarks on a quest to uncover the true identity of the superstar that is David Guetta. Hear David tell his story, from starting out as a DJ in...
Radio1Doc: Dan and Phil’s Super Amazing Guide to Love...
Dan and Phil from video blogs Danisnotonfire and Amazingphil share their guide to finding love online. They've both had their share of awkward dates (like that time when a girl growled in the cinema) so they definitely need help. And as they do...
Radio1Doc: Stand Up For Hackney
As part of Radio 1’s Hackney Academy, three young residents - Blessing, Bradley and Jonathan - volunteered for a particularly daunting challenge: to go from complete comedy novices to fully-fledged stand-up comedians in just two weeks, and what's...
Radio1Doc: Hooray! I'm A Single Parent
Presented by one of the reporters, Chantelle (a single parent herself) looks into the negative stereotypes around lone parenting - especially after last year's riots in England, when some people blamed the violence on broken families. It includes...
Radio1Doc: The Story Of The Travelling Man
For London born and Irish raised Maverick Sabre, home is where he finds a beat and a rhyme. Exclusively for BBC Radio 1, he's returning to his Hackney roots to meet and collaborate with some of the young, Irish travellers now living in the borough....
Radio1Doc: Leading By Example
Nick Grimshaw charts the rise of Example from street battles, to international superstardom. We head out on tour with him in Bournemouth and Birmingham, and give his one million plus twitter followers the chance to ask him whatever they like. As well...
Radio1Doc: The Story Of Emeli Sande
BBC Radio 1 Stories presents the story of Emeli Sande. From her early years in the village of Alford in Scotland to becoming the must have feature singer and songwriter for UK artists.
Radio1Doc: Let Me Into The Music
Nihal goes backstage and in the mosh pit with gig-goers and artists across the disability spectrum, to find out what equal access means and why it should matter to everyone.
Radio1Doc: The Story Of Dot Comedy
Another chance to hear The Midnight Beast!Making their radio comedy acting debut. Written and performed especially for BBC Radio 1, this is the story of internet comedy, told in the form of a genre redefining adventure quest. The journey of The...
Radio1Doc: The Story Of Labrinth
Writer, singer, producer, multi-instrumentalist and restaurant owner; Labrinth is one of the most significant emerging artists of the past 18 months. The Story of Labrinth will explore how he went from 'bedroom DJ' to star of the moment; achieving...
Radio1Doc: Generation Bass Part 3
MistaJam attempts to break down the future for all things bass related with the help of the biggest names in the scene. Including DJ Fresh, Sub Focus, Skrillex, Skream, Benga, Flux Pavillion, Hatcha and Modestep.
Radio1Doc: How Young is Too Young to be a Popstar
Newbeat's Natalie Jameson asks how young is too young to be a popstar and seeks answers from Plan B, Tulisa, One Direction, JLS, Jessie J, Ed Sheeran, Florence Welch, Rizzle Kicks, Emeli Sande, The Wanted and Usher. Plus 15 year old Birdy talks in...
Radio1Doc: One Direction In America
One Direction invite Radio 1 on tour with them as they hit America for the first time. With full access to the band we find out what it's like to be the hottest Brit band breaking America right now- and breaking it they are - with fans chasing their...
Radio1Doc: Red White & Black - The Story of Jack White
Jack White talks in depth to Radio 1 about his life and career to date. From his early years in Detroit to international rock stardom with the White Stripes. Expect to hear him talking about starting out as a drummer and being a reluctant frontman,...
Radio1Doc: If These Walls Could Talk
Huw Stephens explores the live music scene by looking at 3 of the UK's most loved venues, King Tut's Wah Wah Hut in Glasgow, Rock City in Nottingham and the O2 in South East London. Along the way, he also hears some of the weird and wonderful stories...
Radio1Doc: The Story Of Trending
In The Story of Trending Greg James attempts to become a worldwide trending topic on Twitter. Along the way he meets Jamal Edwards, the man behind SBTV, the music and lifestyle channel on YouTube which has had 92 million views, to get advice on what...
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