BBC Monitoring is examined in 1950
In 1975, Anglia takes a peek behind the scenes of their local news magazine
The BBC Handbook for 1968 explains how BBC local radio is spreading
An off-air audio recording of the first half hour of Thames’s first proper programme.
A 1940 description of what television was doing just as the order came to shut it down
The people behind the Pilkington Report
The BBC’s senior engineer explains how they broadcast the 1948 London Olympics
In 1971, the government prepares to announce commercial radio. BBC-1’s ’24 Hours’ programme examines what system they might choose in this audio recording
The Radio Times in 1966 spends an evening with the people behind BBC-1’s ’24 Hours’
David Heathcote tells the story of his life in and out of broadcasting
How The Age reacted to the birth of ITV
How the Ottawa Citizen reacted to the birth of ITV
A look at what was on Anglia Television on Thursday 28 September 1978
A look at what was on Southern Independent Television on Tuesday 21 September 1965
A look at what was on the Home Service on Thursday 14 September 1939
A look at what was on Yorkshire Television on Tuesday 7 September 1971
A new site from some friends of ours
A new microsite looking at Quay Street in 1966
The Times newspaper today reports the death of Sylvia Peters, the BBC’s chief female announcer in the 1940s and 50s.
Some really good news in amongst this week’s misery.