Features

Radio Forth in 1979

Take a look at Radio Forth in Edinburgh

Downtown Radio in 1979

Take a look at Downtown Radio in Belfast

The Continuity Announcer

TWW’s Bruce Lewis describes the preparation that goes into an evening of continuity announcing in 1966

Radio 1 is Won-der-ful

Remembering Radio 1’s first morning

The Butchers

⧉ Over on our Rediffusion subsite, a 1961 visit to the film editing department at Television House

Audience Research

A look at what’s popular and how popularity is measured from the BBC in 1961

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

People behind programmes – 6

From 1972, Lewis Rudd, Controller of Children’s Programmes at Thames, takes us through his department’s achievements and plans

People behind programmes – 5

From 1972, Grahame Turner, Controller of Outside Broadcasts at Thames, takes us through his department’s achievements and plans

People behind programmes – 4

From 1972, Philip Jones, Controller of Light Entertainment at Thames, takes us through his department’s achievements and plans

The Magical World of the Andersons

A quick profile of Gerry Anderson and the Thunderbirds from 1966

Silence in Sport?

Should commentators just shut up? The TVTimes asks Southern’s team in 1965

Years of Light

The BBC reviews the first two years of the Light Programme

Tonight’s Harlech TV… in 1968

A look at what was on Harlech on Friday 11 October 1968

Tonight’s Anglia TV… in 1976

A look at what was on Anglia on Saturday 9 October 1976

Tonight’s Westward TV… in 1964

A look at what was on Westward on Sunday 4 October 1964

► Twist and shouting

On 22 September 1975, Eamonn Andrews on the Thames ‘Today’ programme hosts a bad-tempered debate about ITV

► Goodbye to the Light Programme

Music Through Midnight with David Hamilton sees the BBC Light Programme off into history

► Goodbye to the Home Service

The final closedown, 29 September 1967

✎ Stockport Plaza

A place you must visit

✎ Bruce Forsyth 1928-2017

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

✎ Everybody out!

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