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Michael Apted and his Granada "Seven Up" programme returns to ITV1

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 in time for its 50th anniversary celebrations in 2005. Film...

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

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 broadcasters including BSkyB, Channel Four and track operator Arena Leisure,...

The passing of the BBC's one time "mother" at Lime Grove reported

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 was the principal floor manager at BBC TV Lime...

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Denis Forman

David Brockman recalls Denis Forman, a founding father of ITV

Bryan Cowgill

Pioneer of Pioneers

Bill Cotton Junior

Creator of the BBC's Golden Age of Light Entertainment

Mike Scott

Presenter and executive extraordinaire

Sir Charles Wheeler

Epitaph for the greatest BBC journalist

Verity Lambert

Dr Who's first producer dies

Part 3: National Treasure

David Brockman concludes his exclusive

Part 2: A National Institution

Transdiffusion exclusive - 2

Part 1: Astronomy on-screen

Exclusive interview for Transdiffusion

What goes around comes around

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

Granada is 50: we profile their longest-running programme

What The Papers Say: The People

50 years of presenters & readers

Riding Through the Glen

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

From The South (part 2)

TV from Northam comes to an end

This is Euston

Memories of the centre of ITV

From The South (part 1)

TV from Northam spans a lifetime

Death of a Princess

David Brockman on the controversy 25 years on

The God Slot

David Brockman on British religious television

ATV London

The forgotten ATV

Southerner station

David Brockman remembers the station that served...

Poetry in motion

David Brockman on poetry replacing presentation

The Big Three

David Brockman looks into a new genre from Anglia

About Britain

David Brockman on regional contributions of the ITV network

Watching London

David Brockman watches the fall, rise and fall of LWT

Scout TV

Visiting Northern Life

Presentation Presents

David Brockman sees progs from pres

Those Radio Times

David Brockman gets fringe benefits from the BBC

Star Of Wonder

David Brockman pines for the adastral

Weather or Not

David Brockman's magnetic symbols

Black and White Lives

David Brockman remembers monochrome

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