Report Listen from 4... Listen from 6! in BBC Radio 1 Posted November 7, 2014 Yeah, it's pre-recorded so that they don't swear or muck-up or say something regretful. They also just pre-record the links, they don't touch the buttons - there's another fun fact for you. The Radio 1 iPlayer (iPlayer Radio) has been around for yonks - do you mean a visual iPlayer?How do you know? It used to be live on Sundays. The Visual iplayer launches on Monday, I meant to say.