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Articles about birth of television

It was 60 years ago today…

Published 3 November 2006

1946: The BBC Television Service re-opens.

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

Television is coming back

Published 23 August 2003

1946 – and BBC Television makes plans after the war

The opening of the BBC Television Service

Published 3 July 2003

The BBC Television Service opens – twice

Baird’s independent television

Published 5 April 2003

Thanks to John Logie Baird, ITV nearly arrived 50 years early

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

From Baird to MPEG

Published 1 July 2001

A history of video