The birth of television
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.
1946: The BBC Television Service re-opens.
Confusion surrounding TV aspect ratios has all happened before...
Younger television viewers of the early 1950s had their very own startup
Exploding the myth of TV's 1939 closedown
Video recording is not new. In fact it goes back a very long way.
What was it like to buy a TV over 50 years ago?
The politics behind television's post-war return
Abram Games creates the first animated TV identity
1946 - and BBC Television makes plans after the war
Take a tour of Alexandra Palace
The BBC Television Service opens - twice
Thanks to John Logie Baird, ITV nearly arrived 50 years early
The BBC embraces television - and a new service is born
JLB pioneers television - but John Reith needs convincing