Three giants

Leslie Mitchell, John Benson and Redvers Kyle

Coz I eats me spinach

A history of the ever-present schedule filler cartoon

Bottom line

The huge profits of ITV weren’t a myth – but they also weren’t true for everyone.

Trade test travelogue

A tour around the bits in between the testcards


You don’t get me, I’m part of the union

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

Tonight’s ATV… in 1972

What was on ATV in the midlands on Wednesday 23 February 1956

Tonight’s BBC Television Service… in 1938

What was on the BBC Television Service on 7-12 February 1938

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

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