Features

Our series about the first year of Granada looks at constructing the Quay Street studios

Year One: Reporting by television

Our series on the first year of Granada looks at local news for the North

Year One: Granada and the Drama

Our series on the first year of Granada sees Tony Richardson discussing Granada's contribution to drama

Year One: The lighter side

Our series on the first year of Granada reviews their light entertainment output

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News for the Region

Anglia’s impressive regional news operation

Eurovision

Television prepares for its greatest triumph, to reach out beyond the frontiers of Europe and bring you instantaneous sights and sounds from six different countries

Wireless joke scares many listeners

Panic on the streets of London… or not

Seventeen for one

The story of Sweden’s DX-TV champion

Turning Listeners into Viewers

A review of the progress of the BBC Television Service

Focus on a crisis

ITN is called into action when a siege at an embassy in London comes to a shocking end

Why do children like their Television?

The head of Children’s Television at the BBC explains why kids are drawn to the medium

Selection of ILR areas and companies

A second tranche of Independent Local Radio stations could soon be approved by the government. How will they be chosen?

Meet the Empire Announcers

With the outbreak of war, the BBC Empire Service announcers move from anonymity to the impersonation-avoiding limelight

Ten Years of Technical Progress

Looking back at the first ten years of technical developments at the BBC

Television in the Rhineland

RCA tells the story of Westdeutscher Rundfunk

BBC at War – part 4: Across the Oceans

The BBC reaches out across the world

Fourth floor says… Why we cannot have more TV programmes at present

A word from Associated-Rediffusion management in 1960: technical limitations are preventing ITV-2

Fourth floor (Carlton House) says… ‘Success to Studio 5’

A word from Associated-Rediffusion management in 1960: how Studio 5 at Wembley is coming along

BBC Television Picture Book

Inside BBCtv, from 1930 to 1950, in pictures

Fourth floor says… ‘Come and Talk’

A word from Associated-Rediffusion management in 1959: the door to Human Resources is always open

Fourth floor says… We want better quality programmes

A word from Associated-Rediffusion management in 1959: has the quality of A-R programming fallen?

Forth flaw sez… 1,250 words?

A word from Associated-Rediffusion management in 1959: sorry, what did you want me to write?

BRMB 261 and 94.8 in STEREO!

A poster advertising BRMB Radio in Birmingham in the 1970s

3 + 1 = 2050

You’re not forced to watch BBC Three. But its existence is vital

Modern Wonder

A 1938 diagram of a television studio caught our eye…

A member of the Transdiffusion Broadcasting System
Liverpool, Monday 16 May 2022