Features

Where do we go from here?

Lord Hill thinks aloud about ITV’s future in 1963, while A-R doesn’t listen

See what the girls in the backroom will have…

Some charming sexism from ATV in 1963: what a PA does at Elstree

The wool and the scouse

In 1980, the Daily Telegraph reports on a challenger for Granada

How to use testcard F

From 1967, the BBC gives instructions on how to use the new colour testcard

Welcome to Sky

How Sky welcomed new analogue viewers in 1996

The Copenhagen Plan

March 1950, and it’s time to retune your radio

Dramatic, sinister and pretty

How the Daily Mirror saw the new logos of 1968 to be

That’s except for viewers in the midlands

Regional variations apply to Monty Python’s Flying Circus in 1971

Tonight’s BBC-1… in 1964

What was on BBC-1 on Saturday 29 August 1964

This week’s RTÉ programmes… in 1969

A look back at television and radio in the Republic of Ireland in August 1969

Tonight’s BBCtv… in 1990

What was on BBCtv on Sunday 26 August 1990

Tonight’s BBC-1… in 1965

What was on BBC-1 on Thursday 26 August 1965

The success of Hunt’s local TV

The UK’s new local TV network is shaping up well. Honest.

Tap, Tap… Is this thing on?

BLOG: Oh hello. Yes, we’ve had the decorators in thanks.

David Brockman 1954-2014

BLOG: Details of the funeral arrangements for our friend David Brockman

Lack of choice

BLOG: From rumours to facts – BBC Three is on the closure list