Articles by Elsewhere on TBS

The Saint

Published 9 March 2018

⧉ ITC’s new series ‘The Saint’ lets Roger Moore get away from fighting in 1962

Thorn EMI’s Videodiscs

Published 7 March 2018

An exciting new technology offers 60 minutes of video on a 10″ silvered disc. It’s the future, according to this 1983 brochure

Hawaiian Eye and 77 Sunset Strip

Published 2 March 2018

⧉ Two favourite American detective series in 1963

Back to see

Published 1 March 2018

⧉ A Rediffusion crew of two take to the high seas

Presenting the difference

Published 27 February 2018

⧉ How do you differentiate your two-day ITV company against a five-day behemoth?

Games people play with Monkhouse

Published 22 February 2018

⧉ Bob Monkhouse talks about his history of game shows as he prepares for a series of Celebrity Squares in 1975

Introducing the folk who live in Weavers Green

Published 16 February 2018

⧉ The TVTimes introduces us to the cast of the new Anglia soap opera Weavers Green in 1966

Down in the basement…

Published 15 February 2018

⧉ You’d have to go a long way to find another basement quite like the one at Television House


Published 9 February 2018

⧉ Exploring Bonanza and Rawhide, two favourite Western series of the 1960s

The girl who makes up the stars

Published 6 February 2018

⧉ Lee Halls is ABC’s make-up expert at Didsbury in 1958

DUDLEY and PETER: ‘We’ve only two jokes between us!’

Published 2 February 2018

⧉ The TVTimes interviews Peter Cook and Dudley Moore in 1967 ahead of their appearance on the Palladium show, over on our 1960s culture site

Looking over the farming fence

Published 30 January 2018

⧉ Jack Hargreaves looks forward to a new series for farmers starting on ABC Weekend in 1958

Once a poacher…

Published 26 January 2018

⧉ Cyril Coke finds himself moving up through the ranks with his new series in 1965


Published 25 January 2018

A 1961 profile of the men behind Tom and Jerry

How Noele Gordon takes the air

Published 23 January 2018

⧉ Noele Gordon learns to fly for an ATV Midlands series


Published 19 January 2018

Ten questions for Muriel Young, star of ‘Twenty Questions’ in 1960

It’s the Muppet Show…

Published 18 January 2018

⧉ Meet the stars of ATV’s new variety programme in 1976…

Side-street Crusaders

Published 16 January 2018

⧉ Inside ‘ABC at Large’, the campaigning current affairs series, in 1962

Bringing the NEWS to you

Published 12 January 2018

⧉ Find out how ITN brought the news to us over on our 1960s culture site,

Let’s Go… again!

Published 8 January 2018

⧉ Alpha’s Saturday sports and features programme ‘Let’s Go’ returns for a second series in 1960

AYTEEVEE – the entertainment network 1955-1981

Published 25 December 2017

⧉ Our brand new subsite, celebrating ATV, the nation’s top entertainment station 1955-1981

It’s about time

Published 18 December 2017

⧉ A gallery of Rediffusion clocks

Rediffusion’s voices of authority

Published 17 December 2017

⧉ A gallery of Rediffusion continuity announcers with audio clips

School for stars

Published 15 December 2017

⧉ How ABC discovered Joan Edwards, Bob Hatch and Julie Stevens in 1957

Cartoon with the Chaplin touch

Published 8 December 2017

⧉ John Halas explains the genesis of his new cartoon series, Foo Foo, in 1960

Shows the viewers don’t see

Published 29 November 2017

⧉ ABC in 1957 are using Alpha Studios in Birmingham for a novel idea: testing 18 pilot shows they may never make…

It’s a race against time

Published 16 November 2017

⧉ Over on our ABC subsite, the TVTimes in 1958 looks at the rush to get Outside Broadcasts on air at Christmas

Schools television: the first 10 years

Published 13 November 2017

⧉ An in-depth history, first published in 1967, of Rediffusion’s programmes for schools

John Edmunds is too busy for romance

Published 10 November 2017

⧉ Over on our ABC site, the TVTimes interviews John Edmunds in 1957 to find out why he isn’t dating a girl

Teledu yng ngwlad y gân

Published 6 November 2017

⧉ Have a look at TWW’s output in Welsh in 1960 in our new bilingual subsite

Southern Success

Published 30 October 2017

⧉ Spend some time examining Southern’s successful first year on air with our new microsite

⧉ The Butchers

Published 29 September 2017

⧉ Over on our Rediffusion subsite, a 1961 visit to the film editing department at Television House

Alpha Television Services

Published 22 September 2017

⧉ To celebrate 18 years of Transdiffusion on the web, we present a look behind the scenes at Alpha, ABC and ATV’s studios in Birmingham

⧉ Gigglers, gogglers and gumption

Published 15 September 2017

⧉ Over on our Rediffusion subsite, director James Butler talks about the hell that is studio visits by the public

⧉ Achtung! Absence makes the heart grow fonder

Published 8 September 2017

⧉ Over on our Rediffusion subsite, director Mark Lawton is seconded to West Germany in 1961… and the results are Not Good

Man of property

Published 1 September 2017

⧉ Over on our subsite ABC at Large, meet Tony O’Toole, Property Master at Teddington in 1962

Kenny at Capital

Published 28 August 2017

⧉ Hello darlings! Over on our subsite dedicated to all things Kenny Everett you’ll find a lovely 10-minute compilation of Kenny at Capital Radio…

The Passing of the 9th Floor Back…

Published 25 August 2017

⧉ Over on our subsite ABC at Large, celebrate the new Television House opening in March 1962 in Mount Street in Manchester