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Articles about Alexandra Palace

“Sound On; Vision On”

Published 15 June 2017

By-ways of the BBC: exploring Ally Pally in 1938 [9/9]

When I was in – at the start of TV

Published 10 November 2016

Commander A B Campbell tells the tale of his first appearance on TV

Television returns in 1946

Published 3 October 2016

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

Celebrating 75 Years of BBC Television

Published 9 November 2011

The 75th Anniversary of the launch of the BBC Television Service from Alexandra Palace was commemorated by a small party at AP on Wednesday 2 November, 2011. Richard Elen was there to describe the scene.

The edit that rewrote history

Published 31 October 2005

Exploding the myth of TV’s 1939 closedown

The fools return to the hill

Published 18 March 2004

The politics behind television’s post-war return

The London Television Station

Published 9 July 2003

Take a tour of Alexandra Palace

The opening of the BBC Television Service

Published 3 July 2003

The BBC Television Service opens – twice

The fools on the hill

Published 13 March 2003

The BBC embraces television – and a new service is born

The Fools On The Hill Return

Published 1 January 2002

Kif Bowden-Smith on the politics behind the return of TV in 1946

First Reports

Published 1 August 2001

Television comes to the BBC