Articles by BBC Yearbook

Years of Light

Published 26 September 2017

The BBC reviews the first two years of the Light Programme

Audience Research

Published 25 September 2017

A look at what’s popular and how popularity is measured from the BBC in 1961

The beginning of a new service

Published 4 September 2017

Pay a visit to the newly opened Brookmans Park transmitter in 1931 as the BBC’s “Regional Scheme” begins

The Coronation Broadcasts

Published 12 May 2017

The BBC’s coverage of the coronation of King George VI in 1937

The old BBC: the press, the Crawford Committee and the end

Published 10 February 2017

Part seven of our series remembering the British Broadcasting Company

The old BBC: entering the last year

Published 3 February 2017

Part six of our series remembering the British Broadcasting Company

The old BBC: material changes and programme developments

Published 27 January 2017

Part five of our series remembering the British Broadcasting Company

The old BBC: early progress and expansion

Published 20 January 2017

Part four of our series remembering the British Broadcasting Company

Direct broadcasting by satellite

Published 16 January 2017

The BBC in 1986 details what went wrong with the planned BBC/IBA satellite service

The old BBC: early difficulties and the Sykes Committee

Published 13 January 2017

Part three of our series remembering the British Broadcasting Company

The old BBC: the beginning

Published 6 January 2017

Part two of our series remembering the British Broadcasting Company

The old BBC: Remembering the British Broadcasting Company

Published 1 January 2017

The first part of our special series remembering the British Broadcasting Company, 90 years after it became today’s BBC

Under construction

Published 17 November 2016

The BBC Handbook for 1961 celebrates the opening of the first studio at Television Centre

TV80: Television To-day

Published 2 November 2016

The BBC Handbook for 1938 looks back at the first year of television

Northern exposure

Published 24 October 2016

A new BBC transmitter is being built near Slaithwaite in 1931

New Broadcasting House

Published 20 October 2016

Construction is well underway of the BBC’s new Broadcasting House in 1931

Television returns in 1946

Published 3 October 2016

The BBC Yearbook for 1947 tells us how television returned in June 1946

Heard around the world

Published 18 August 2016

The BBC Year-book of 1931 explains how a King’s speech was heard around the world