Features

Having faith in colour

Sydney Bernstein argues against going colour in 1969

Not open all hours

Why were broadcasting hours capped until the 1970s?

One service, two areas, three audiences

The trials of covering Wales and the west of England

Choosing the companies

The ITA picks the players for the new ITV in 1954

Cathy Come Home

A play that briefly changed society

Stirred but not shaken

The Observer in 1980 has an exclusive on what would happen in the next franchise round

Midland round-up

A look at ATV Midlands in the early 1960s

ABC and the fourth channel

What to do with that spare button on TV sets in the days of 3-channel television

Tonight’s BBCtv… in 1968

What was on BBC television on Tuesday 31 December 1968

Tonight’s TV… in 1966

A look at what was on television on 30 December 1966

Tonight’s TV… in 1999

What was on TV on Christmas Day 1999

Tonight’s ABC North… in 1966

What was on ABC in the North on Christmas Day 1966

Necrolog 2014

A tribute to those we have loved and lost in 2014

Genome genius

The BBC’s wonderful new searchable listings archive

Video: Covering the West

From the sales department of Westward Television