Radio 1 ‘s daytime schedule sees ‘Nighttime Takeover’ this August Bank Holiday

BBC Radio 1’s nighttime stars are to take centre stage this August Bank Holiday morning.

Radio 1’s Nighttime Takeover will see Danny Howard, Rickie, Melvin & Charlie, Jack Saunders and Daniel P Carter fill in for regular daytime hosts including Greg James and Clara Amfo.


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The day kicks off with dance show presenter Danny Howard playing four hours of dance bangers from 7am. Rickie, Melvin and Charlie take over with big beats from 11 before Jack Saunders brings his indie show to daytime from 3pm.


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Daniel P Carter hosts his rock show at the earlier time of 7pm, and then the Radio 1 Residency which normally airs in the small hours kicks in at 9pm. The day is rounded off at 11pm with Jaguar and BBC Introducing Dance.

The following morning Greg James launches the new daytime schedule from 7pm.