Livewire is a student radio station run by students of the University of East Anglia in Norwich. Shows are broadcast live throughout the day from 08:10 till 00:15, and include a variety of programmes with differing musical themes, currently with a predominant trend towards new music. Broadcasts go out live online via In 2016 the station rebranded to Livewire (dropping the 1350).

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John Peel at the University of East Anglia

Peel opening Livewire radio station

Livewire was first broadcast in 1989. The station was officially opened by John Peel in 1990/91 when he received an honorary degree by the university. It is one of the longest running student radio stations in the country. Greg James of BBC Radio One presented several shows on the station when he was studying at the university.

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