Westward progress

Practical Television in March 1962 looks in-depth at Westward’s almost-complete studio complex

Is coin-in-the-slot TV the answer?

The BBC’s senior superintendent engineer gives us a peek into the future of TV: pay-per-view… in 1954

TV canteen

TV Mirror pays a visit to Lime Grove’s studio canteen in 1954

This announcing business

A 1954 interview with the BBC Television Service relief announcer Noëlle Middleton

Job description

How to be a Granada announcer in 1969

Start here

A beginner’s guide to broadcasting history

Central eyes

The struggles – at company level, in the studios and with politicians – as ATV became Central

Who killed Simon Dee?

Once Britain’s biggest star… and then gone. Why?

Come to an end

TWW’s last ever programme – in full

Cable ties

1982: another report into cable television

dot dot dot dash

V for Victory

Thames goes colour

A little campaign for a big change

Tonight’s Rediffusion London… in 1965

What was on Rediffusion on Wednesday 28 July 1965

Tonight’s Rediffusion London… in 1965

What was on Rediffusion on Tuesday 27 July 1965

Tonight’s Anglia TV… in 1980

What was on Anglia on Friday 25 July 1980

Tonight’s ABC North… in 1963

What was on ABC North on Saturday 13 July 1963

Edward Heath night

A treat for archive TV fans on Sunday 26 July

Election night viewing and listening

What’s on TV and radio on 7 and 8 May 2015

Jackie Trent 1940-2015

Songwriter and singer Jackie Trent has died

Central Appreciation Day

Did you enjoy the eclipse? Why not enjoy some more?