Timeline of Classic FM

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A timeline of notable events relating to Classic FM, a British national radio station which began broadcasting in September 1992.

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2020s

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  32. Classic FM joins Freeview line-up
  33. "Classic FM to air one conductor for 24hr". Radio Today. 26 February 2014. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
  34. Howard Goodall exists Classic FM after six years
  35. Saturday Night at the Movies for Andrew Collins
  36. Classic FM appoints new Composer in Residence
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  38. Bill Turnbull joins Classic FM for weekends
  39. "High Score with Jessica Curry will return to Classic FM in November". Classic FM. 16 October 2017. Retrieved 7 April 2022. This new run follows the success of the first series of High Score, broadcast in April and May 2017, which has become the most popular programme on 'Listen Again' in Classic FM's 25-year history.
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  45. Moira Stuart to join Classic FM
  46. John Humphrys joins Classic FM on a permanent basis
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  48. "John Suchet leaves daily show on Classic FM after 12 years". Radio Today. 24 June 2022. Retrieved 24 June 2022.
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  52. Martin, Roy (7 March 2023). "Jonathan Ross joins Global to host Classic FM's Saturday Night at the Movies". Radio Today. Retrieved 7 March 2023.
  53. Collins, Steve (13 April 2023). "Ritula Shah joins Classic FM as Margherita Taylor is to host Drive". Radio Today. Retrieved 13 April 2023.
  54. Collins, Steve (28 June 2023). "Joanna Gosling joins Classic FM to host new weekend show". Radio Today. Retrieved 28 June 2023.
  55. Collins, Steve (6 July 2023). "Classic FM is changing to DAB+ across the UK". Radio Today. Retrieved 6 July 2023.
  56. Martin, Roy (15 December 2023). "Classic FM breakfast presenter Tim Lihoreau to step down from the show". Radio Today. Retrieved 15 December 2023.
  57. Martin, Roy (3 January 2024). "Dan Walker signs up for breakfast on Classic FM". Radio Today. Retrieved 3 January 2024.