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
British Pathé captures ABC’s first moments in Didsbury
Recreated: the ABC ‘shield’ ident from 1957
The BBC’s “24 Hours” looks at the troubled life of LWT in an audio recording from 1971.
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Dan Farrimond takes a trip to Republica in Berlin to experience a teletext block party
A recently retired Lord Justice of Appeal tells the TVTimes in 1961 that violence on TV has no effect on anybody and should be banned
The BBC Year-book of 1931 explains how a King’s speech was heard around the world
The TVTimes talks to the girls behind the midland admags in 1957
Jeremy Issacs talks to the TVTimes about producing This Week for Rediffusion in 1965
April 1976 and ITN finally gets the Westminster studio the correspondents have been wanting since 1955
A look at what was on Channel on Tuesday 7 August 1973
A look at what was on YTV on Friday 22 July 1977
A look at what was on LWT and C4 on Saturday 30 June 1990
A look at what was on the BBC on Monday 17 June 1968
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.
A short videoblog about Harlech Television’s notepaper in 1969