What jobs are available in television presentation in 1965?

A Widespread World

Gavin Sutherland reconstructs the most famous ITV start-up

Strike Service

What to do when the network goes down and you have to improvise

Channel 62

Channel Television starts the day in 1962


New York cables’ answer to Carson: late-night sex

The curious case of pornography on cable television in the US in 1975

In association with…

Competition or cooperation? In May 1956 it’s still not clear which will be ITV’s main thrust

One night in Europe…

A personal take on the Eurovision Song Contest and the European Broadcasting Union

Royal Occasions

Jack Robertson reminisces about the Theatre Royal in Glasgow, once a thriving theatre and now, in 1962, home of Scottish Television

To the North

A twisty tale of how to get two- and three-way networking established for ITV in the 1950s

For the last time…

It’s 29 July 1968 and Rediffusion London comes on air for the very last time

Open to suggestion

Settling into her new job on air at TWW, Maureen Staffer has some ideas for the presentation department.

What makes LONDONERS tick?

Rediffusion’s last-minute attempt to get up close and personal with its region

Slick – that is the new TV

It’s launch day for ITV in London, but there’s a fire in the stables in Ambridge…

Tuning-in to… Grampian

Grampian is almost here! Find out how to tune in, what to watch and who’s behind the new programmes

The deep marks that Ed Murrow left

The man who invented radio and television journalism as we know it

Goodbye to Savoy Hill

As the BBC gets ready to move from Savoy Hill to Broadcasting House in 1932, the staff look back at the old headquarters

The billion-dollar builders

Rediffusion’s INTERTEL strand asks: what do recipients of American aid think about America in 1962?

Magnificent trio

Over on our ATV site, meet the three announcers who will be working over Christmas in 1974

The new look

Over on our refurbished Thames site, the Reading Evening Post looks in to what exciting programmes the new Thames Television will be offering us in 1968

18 January 1964 on ABC Weekend TV

Over on our revamped Zenith site, a deep dive into a typical ABC Saturday in 1964

12 January 1964 on ABC Weekend TV

Over on our revamped Zenith site, a deep dive into a typical ABC Sunday in 1964

Watch carefully – it’s TV’s big night

Blair Thomson surveys the prospects of ATV-viewing after the 1968 regional reorganisation

Gerry Marsden 1942–2021

Gerry Marsden has died at 78

Necrolog 2020

A reminder of those we’ve loved and lost this past year

Martin Lambie-Nairn 1945–2020

Vale to the designer’s designer