Articles by David Brockman

Denis Forman

Published 9 Jan 2014

David Brockman recalls Denis Forman, a founding father of ITV

Bryan Cowgill

Published 25 Apr 2009

Pioneer of Pioneers

Bill Cotton Junior

Published 30 Nov 2008

Creator of the BBC’s Golden Age of Light Entertainment

Mike Scott

Published 26 Oct 2008

Presenter and executive extraordinaire

Sir Charles Wheeler

Published 23 Sep 2008

Epitaph for the greatest BBC journalist

Verity Lambert

Published 22 Jun 2008

Dr Who’s first producer dies

Patrick Moore Part 3: National Treasure

Published 16 Dec 2007

David Brockman concludes his exclusive

Patrick Moore Part 2: A National Institution

Published 11 Oct 2007

Transdiffusion exclusive – 2

Patrick Moore Part 1: Astronomy on-screen

Published 2 Sep 2007

Exclusive interview for Transdiffusion

What goes around comes around

Published 19 Oct 2006

David Brockman looks back at the seventies and the then-massive BBC commitment to Network Production Centres outside London

What The Papers Say: 50 years

Published 30 Apr 2006

Granada is 50: we profile their longest-running programme

What The Papers Say: The People

Published 29 Apr 2006

50 years of presenters & readers

Riding Through the Glen

Published 22 Feb 2006

David Brockman tells the story of ITV’s earliest hit series

From The South (part 2)

Published 2 Oct 2005

TV from Northam comes to an end

This is Euston

Published 3 Sep 2005

Memories of the centre of ITV

From The South (part 1)

Published 3 Sep 2005

TV from Northam spans a lifetime

Death of a Princess

Published 2 Jul 2005

David Brockman on the controversy 25 years on

The God Slot

Published 1 Feb 2005

David Brockman on British religious television

Michael Apted and his Granada “Seven Up” programme returns to ITV1

Published 2 Apr 2004

Pioneering socially experimental documentary strand begun on World in Action spearheads ITV’s 50th Anniversary J. Nigel Pickard, ITV’s Director of Programmes has brought Granada’s mammoth documentary project, back to ITV1…

Ondigital style crisis unfolds as TV racecourse channel deal trips on the hurdles

Published 29 Mar 2004

TV racing channel reins in coverage Attheraces the TV channel set up to provide digital TV coverage of races not covered by the major TV networks, itself a consortium of…

The passing of the BBC’s one time “mother” at Lime Grove reported

Published 12 Mar 2004

Joan Marsland, one time “mother” floor manager at BBC Lime Grove has died The Guardian has today reported of the passing of 84 year old Joan Marsland, who until 1979…

Bonsu Booted Out of BBC London

Published 10 Mar 2004

Henry’s approach was “too intellectual” retorts his ex-BBC boss An unhappy Henry Bonsu, a 32 year old radio presenter who until his sacking yesterday, has broadcast a Sunday night discussion…

ATV London

Published 1 Jan 2004

The forgotten ATV

Southerner station

Published 2 Jul 2003

David Brockman remembers the station that served…

Poetry in motion

Published 14 Mar 2003

David Brockman on poetry replacing presentation

The Big Three

Published 1 Jan 2003

David Brockman looks into a new genre from Anglia

About Britain

Published 1 Jan 2003

David Brockman on regional contributions of the ITV network

Watching London

Published 1 Nov 2002

David Brockman watches the fall, rise and fall of LWT

Scout TV

Published 8 Sep 2002

Visiting Northern Life

Presentation Presents

Published 1 Sep 2001

David Brockman sees progs from pres

Those Radio Times

Published 1 Sep 2001

David Brockman gets fringe benefits from the BBC

Star Of Wonder

Published 1 Sep 2001

David Brockman pines for the adastral

Weather or Not

Published 1 Sep 2001

David Brockman’s magnetic symbols

Black and White Lives

Published 1 Jan 2001

David Brockman remembers monochrome