Features

Radio Clyde in 1979

Take a look at Radio Clyde in Glasgow

Alpha Television Services

⧉ To celebrate 18 years of Transdiffusion on the web, we present a look behind the scenes at Alpha, ABC and ATV’s studios in Birmingham

New British TV: Show business is booming

Australia reacts to the launch of Britain’s commercial television

The BBC Time Signals

An introduction to how time works and why the Greenwich pips are important from 1931

Radio City in 1979

Take a look at Radio City in Liverpool

Gigglers, gogglers and gumption

⧉ Over on our Rediffusion subsite, director James Butler talks about the hell that is studio visits by the public

Next up: 107 dogs, two cats – and other come-ons to keep you watching

Is clickbait a new thing? Find out in this 1981 article

Capital Radio in 1979

Take a look at Capital in London

Achtung! Absence makes the heart grow fonder

⧉ Over on our Rediffusion subsite, director Mark Lawton is seconded to West Germany in 1961… and the results are Not Good

People behind programmes – 3

From 1972, Guthrie Moir, Controller of Education and Religious Programmes at Thames, takes us through his department’s achievements and plans

People behind programmes – 2

From 1972, Jeremy Isaacs, Controller of Features at Thames, takes us through his department’s achievements and plans

People behind programmes – 1

From 1972, Lloyd Shirley, Controller of Drama at Thames, takes us through his department’s achievements and plans

Doris Hare just can’t keep off the buses

A look at how Doris Hare rose to fame from 1971

TV’s boy quiz wonder

Meet the boy who won Granada’s Criss Cross Quiz in 1959

Introducing… Mike Neville

Republished upon his death on 6 September 2017 aged 80: The Radio Times in 1968 speaks to ‘Look North’ presenter Mike Neville

Tonight’s ABC-TV… in 1959

A look at what was on ABC North on Sunday 20 September 1959

Tonight’s HTV and Channel 4… in 1988

A look at what was on HTV and Channel 4 on Tuesday 13 September 1988

Tonight’s Southern TV… in 1977

A look at what was on Southern on Tuesday 6 September 1977

Goodbye Radio Caroline… hello Radio Caroline International

Radio Caroline chooses not to sink in the face of the Marine Offences Act

Goodbye Big L

Wonderful Radio London – Big L – decides to call it a day

Goodbye 355

The last moments of off-shore station Radio 355

✎ Bruce Forsyth 1928-2017

Goodbye to one of the most talented entertainers the UK has ever produced

✎ Everybody out!

Listen to a great podcast about ITV strikes…

✎ BBC Annual Plan 2017/2018

What’s new for the BBC in the next year?