Home > Archives

Articles about BBC Two

Christmas Day on television… in 2007

Published 24 December 2017

A look at what was on television on Christmas Day 2007

First with the full story

Published 9 February 2017

The editor of BBC-2’s ‘Newsroom’ announces its relaunch in the Radio Times in 1967

✎ Power cuts

Published 25 November 2016

There’s a power cut in central London

Tonight’s BBC… in 1967

Published 28 October 2015

A look at what was on the BBC on Saturday 28 October 1967

Pride of a Peacock

Published 22 September 2014

The man who made BBC2

BBC-2 News

Published 15 June 2014

BBC-2 News for Spring 1968 brings you all the 625 and colour information you need

Second rate or second to none?

Published 7 May 2012

BLOG: Does BBC Two have a point?

Storify: what’s wrong with BBC commissioning and scheduling

Published 27 March 2012

BLOG: A discussion on Twitter about the BBC’s incomprehensible scheduling policies of late

Redefining Auntie

Published 6 October 2011

BLOG: Delivering Quality First is coming

The s-word

Published 21 September 2011

BLOG: Stop saying “synergy”

Closing time

Published 10 June 2011

As the BBC continues to wrestle with the prospect of making significant cost savings, the subject of channel closures (television or radio) has reared its head yet again, but this…

A narrower perspective

Published 5 June 2011

As a television channel, BBC Four has been the subject of much scrutiny as of late, and not just because it happens to be a digital-only TV channel with a…

Diluted daytime

Published 7 March 2011

You know that the BBC is in serious financial trouble when it’s now floating an idea to replace daytime BBC Two with rolling news, aka BBC News 24 or the…

Gushing press release for programme demotion

Published 4 March 2011

Yesterday may have been seen by some as a day to bury news. Maybe that’s why the BBC Press Office snook out a press release about QI.

Keeping the distinction

Published 5 July 2010

The announcement that BBC Radio 6 Music has been saved from closure may have dominated today’s media news, but that’s not the only thing that the BBC Trust has been…

The Corporation at Christmas – BBC2

Published 9 March 2008

BBC2 Christmas Idents, 2002 – Present

The Corporation at Christmas – Intro

Published 11 February 2008

BBC TV Christmas Idents, 2002 – Present

30 Years Ago Today

Published 1 February 2007

How has British TV changed after three decades?

The Jazz625 Story

Published 5 October 2005

Director Terry Henebery talks to Louis Barfe

Two Little, two late

Published 24 May 2004

A relaunch for BBC-2

Colour my life

Published 24 May 2004

Watching BBC-1 change to 625 colour

Poetry in motion

Published 14 March 2003

David Brockman on poetry replacing presentation

New horizons

Published 1 January 2003

Carl Ellis on how satellite (nearly) always treats imports better

Roswell mystery

Published 1 June 2002

Carl Ellis on the use and abuse of imported programmes

The war will be televised

Published 1 January 2002

Changes predicted for when a crisis comes to a head

Hidden Programmes

Published 1 September 2001

Neil Page’s programmes are not in the Radio Times

1964 and all that

Published 1 September 2001

Russ J Graham on a design revolution during a social revolution

625 Comes North

Published 1 September 2001

Kif Bowden-Smith on the opening of bbc-2

Through the day

Published 1 December 1999

Exploring the art of the announcer – past and present