Part 1: First with the news

Following the sad news about Sir Christopher Chataway, we republish this 2005 interview with him remembering ITN's opening night

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Part 1: First with the news

Following the sad news about Sir Christopher Chataway, we republish this 2005 interview with him remembering ITN's opening night

Delia Derbyshire

Glenn Aylett remembers a master of modern music

David Croft

Rob Williams remembers the master of making people laugh

Denis Forman

David Brockman recalls Denis Forman, a founding father of ITV

A Fox-up

Chase Erwin on how Fox managed to foul up a memorial

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MeejaTypes

In-depth features on nothing in particular

TV Heroes

The people who made television great

City Road

Tyne Tees Television 1959-2002

Talk of Thames

A real talent for television

ABC at Large

Associated-British in the Midlands and North 1956-1968

Television House

Giving London the best of all television

Network

Half a century of Independent Television

TV Heroes

The people who made TV great

Inside TV

Television politics

Aspidistra

BBC past, present & future

Techmark

The technical side of TV

The Authority

In-depth examinations of the regulation of broadcasting

GeoHistory

The geography of television

Intertel

International Television

Bitstream

In-depth features on digital broadcasting

Seefour

Channel 4 and S4C

Ident

In-depth into television branding

Small Screen

TV developments from 1955 to the end of the monochrome era

World of Sport

The history of sport on television

Sounds On

The music of television

Third Programme

Broadening horizons

Vision On

Television starts the day

Studio One

The places of television

White Dot

In-depth features on how television ended the day

Behind the Screens

Programmes and people

Baird

The birth of television

Newsdesk

The presentation of news

Halcyon Days

Your memories of broadcasting past

Orwell

Correcting UK broadcasting myths

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