Features

INTERTEL: the International Television Federation

Our fantastic huge new site all about INTERTEL, the documentary series made by Rediffusion, NET, Group W, the ABC and the CBC between 1960 and 1968 has arrived

Back in time for TV: 1984

H E Cooper takes her time machine back to 1984 to find out what was on the telly…

This is the European Broadcasting Union… in 1962

An in-depth examination of just what the EBU does for us all in 1962

Back in time for TV: 1983

H E Cooper takes her time machine back to 1983 to find out what was on the telly…

How to stay in television

BBCtv continuity announcer, reporter, actress and director Jacqueline Mackenzie tells us how to land – and keep – a role in television in 1958

Cathy Gale brought out the violent streak in me and I was out to kill

From the vaults: Honor Blackman has died aged 94. In 1968 she told TVWorld about Cathy Gale, Pussy Galore and being a mother

A Superb Souvenir of the Year’s Television

Pete Singleton travels back to 1958 to find out what was making waves in television

Carry on Euston

Over on our Thames Television sub-site, Gary Rodger takes us on a journey to Thames in 1984 as the management put out an emergency service when the staff go on strike

Haldane Duncan 1945-2018

Scottish television director Haldane Duncan has died aged 73. Read his autobiography we first published in 2006

Border Television choose a Symbol

‘The Stage’ newspaper reports in 1960 on how Border TV will look when it launches

Stop watch man starts UTV

The Sunday Independent in Dublin reports on the opening of Ulster Television

Making the weather

From the vaults: Anglia’s Michael Hunt explains how the weather is made in 1975

Clangers in the Romper Room

From the vaults: the TVTimes meets Miss Rosalyn of Anglia’s The Romper Room in 1967

That’s except for viewers in the Midlands

From the vaults: regional variations apply to Monty Python’s Flying Circus in 1971

Who’s who in Dr. Who

Jon Pertwee’s Doctor Who is getting scarier, says the Daily Express in 1971

Introducing Radio Caroline

Ronan O’Rahilly has died at 79. In tribute, here’s our Radio Caroline microsite

Introducing the folk who live in Weavers Green

From the vaults: over on Transdiffusion’s my1960s.com, the TVTimes introduces us to the cast of the new ITV soap opera Weavers Green in 1966

From the Televault: TWW’s unique top floor

What goes on high above us all at TWW’s studios?

From the Televault: Rediffusion studios tour

We’re on our way to Wembley… and to Television House in Kingsway

From the Televault: Harlech accepting the challenge

Accepting the challenge: Harlech rate themselves after a year on air

Welcome to Thames Television

First published a year ago, listen to Thames Television’s inaugural luncheon on their first day of broadcasting on 30 July 1968

A very singular region

From the vaults: Ulster Television starts the day one morning in 1978

Freddie Phillips

You know him from Trumpton and Camberwick Green. We know him from his 8 daily start-up pieces for BBC-1 (two on Sundays) in use 1964-7. Have a listen to them on our SoundCloud channel

Television starts the day

Listen to Television start the day each day on Transdiffusion’s free SoundCloud playlist

Lockdown 6-pack II

Six more articles to read to keep your mind alert during the lockdown

Mad world

Think you know all about the “swirly” BBC-1 globe? Wrong.

Lockdown 6-pack

Six articles to read to keep your mind alert during the lockdown