Television starts the day
Roddy Buxton plunges into the TBS archives one more time.
Roddy Buxton continues his trawl through the Transdiffusion archives
Roddy continues his journey through the Transdiffusion archives.
Roddy Buxton looks into the TBS basement files
How Associated Rediffusion started the day in its first few months
The early days of start-ups on Associated Rediffusion
In the Midlands and the North, the ultimate TV station starts the day
How presentation - and daily start-ups - provided the full stops and commas of TV
The weird way to start each day with the northern Scotland contractor
From the North and showing it - Granada shows its roots
What to do when the network goes down and you have to improvise
The cuckoo in the nest re-invents the daily start up
Constant and unchanging - an environment where branding was king
Bureaucracy, slow and deliberate, creates a new art form
Keeping up the traditions set by ABC Television
The last gasp of the old-style start-up from one of the last new IBA companies
Combining ABC and Rediffusion the opposite way to Thames
Granada says hello in the 1960s.