Glenn Aylett



Delia Derbyshire

Glenn Aylett remembers a master of modern music

The filth and the fury

The influence of punk upon television, and the influence of television upon punk

Bye-bye Border?

The end for ITV's smallest region?

Rise and fall of a comedy king

Benny Hill and the winds of change in TV comedy

Whitehaven's Digital Revolution

First to go digital

Charles Curran Revisited

Better than his bad press deserves

Michael Grade

Popular media mogul - UPDATED

Half-forgotten great

Sir Ian Trethowan, BBC DG, profiled

The thrill has gone

A rant about modern broadcasting

The Sporting Class

Television, sport and social class


The London Television Consortium had a hard lesson to learn

The Director-General's Chair

This time, Glen Aylett takes on the BBC's top job

Scotland's Media Capital

Glenn Aylett details Glasgow's new and existing BBC and independent television production centres

How to save ITV

“The People's Channel” is off-course and heading downstream to disaster, says Glenn Aylett

Strike Out

Industrial relations at Euston Road

The Studios

From the Euston Road to the banks of the Thames

The network that trashed itself

From least-worst to least-best in one lifetime

BBC Under Fire - 80s Style

The events of last year were just the latest, says Glenn Aylett

Rose-tinted Spectacles

Glenn Aylett has fond memories of 70s television

BBC Infrastructure

Regional studios and London monoliths

Looking North in '85

BBC North East two decades ago

Border Country

Broadcasting in Cumbria

You can't touch me, I'm part of the union

Glenn Aylett on industrial relations in broadcasting

Technical school

On being educated by television and radio

Great Service, Great Sets

Glenn Aylett on the lost world of television rentals

For better or worse

Perhaps television, on balance, was always awful, ponders Glenn Aylett

A vote for ITV

Is the BBC red and ITV blue?


Hitler's Radio

The story of the Volksempfänger

Radio 1 - love it or loathe it

A love/hate relationship

The Many Lives of BBC Radio Sport

Glenn Aylett looks at sports coverage since 1945

Tuning In Down Under

Glenn Aylett touches the dial in Perth

Just for you

The recent history of Radio 2, and its change from "Radio Grim Reaper" to being the most popular station on the dial.

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