Articles by Elsewhere on TBS

The Magical World of the Andersons

Published 23 June 2018

A 1966 profile of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson and their latest work of art: Thunderbirds

Where were Elton and Miss Piggy when the lights went out?

Published 22 June 2018

Elton John gives an interview to TVTimes to coincide with his appearance on The Muppet Show in 1977

The Rediffusion dictionary of TV English

Published 20 June 2018

A humorous look at potential Rediffusion slang from 1967

Fool House!

Published 15 June 2018

Norman Hudis introduces his new ABC sitcom, Our House, in 1960

Freddie Phillips

Published 14 June 2018

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

Computer suite – no admittance

Published 13 June 2018

It’s all go as the advertising department at Rediffusion installs a computer in 1966

Back in time for TV: 28 April-4 May 1965

Published 12 June 2018

HE Cooper takes a time machine back to 28 April-4 May 1965 for a look at what was on the telly

John Thaw

Published 9 June 2018

A profile of the star of ABC’s ‘Redcap’ in 1966

On the dot with that spot

Published 8 June 2018

Routine sheets get the ads to the viewer with split-second timing in 1957

How TV Commercials get made

Published 5 June 2018

Rediffusion’s advertising agency on what makes good and bad television ads in 1965

Television starts the day

Published 2 June 2018

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

Back in time for TV: 5-11 May 1966

Published 2 June 2018

HE Cooper takes a time machine back to 5-11 May 1966 for a look at what was on the telly

Blackpool Night Out

Published 1 June 2018

ABC opens the new Blackpool Theatre with ‘Blackpool Night Out’ in 1964

Morecambe and Wise

Published 29 May 2018

Meet the stars of ATV’s hit comedy sketch show in 1962


Published 26 May 2018

Millions tune in every Saturday to watch the wrestling on ITV in 1962

Brian Tesler makes his ITV bow

Published 25 May 2018

TVTimes announces ATV’s latest poach from the BBC – a producer named Brian Tesler – in 1957

So Diddy David is at the crossroads

Published 22 May 2018

The Daily Express asks what’s next for David Hamilton in 1967

Back in time for TV: 14-20 April 1964

Published 19 May 2018

HE Cooper takes a time machine back to 14-20 April 1964 for a look at what was on the telly

Three year diary

Published 18 May 2018

The 1964 contract renewal won, Howard Thomas explains what ABC will be doing for the next three years

Ready Steady Goes LIVE!

Published 15 May 2018

No more miming as Ready Steady Go moves from Television House to Wembley in 1965

Back in time for TV: 1-7 April 1963

Published 5 May 2018

HE Cooper takes a time machine back to 1-7 April 1963 for a look at what was on the telly

It’s a tough life being a Saint

Published 4 May 2018

Ian Ogilvy discusses his fear of fame as he completes a series of the Return of the Saint in 1978

Marconi mobile television

Published 3 May 2018

In city, town or country, Marconi Outside Broadcast equipment is the toast of 1954 – see why in our new microsite

Interviewing the stars

Published 1 May 2018

John Parsons explains how he gets his interviews in the can for ABC’s Film Fanfare in 1956

Eamonn Andrews calling…

Published 27 April 2018

Look Westward magazine profiles Eamonn Andrews and previews his new Saturday night chat show in 1964

Where is TV’s ‘Nouvelle vague’?

Published 24 April 2018

Can Associated-Rediffusion do television plays for television? Nobody else seems to be doing so, writes Peter Graham Scott in 1961

Back in time for TV: 18-24 March 1962

Published 21 April 2018

HE Cooper takes a time machine back to 18-24 March 1962 for a look at what was on the telly

Shaw Taylor

Published 19 April 2018

Meet ATV’s Shaw Taylor, former actor, continuity announcer and now host of ‘Pencil and Paper’ in 1962

Meet Horace Low…

Published 17 April 2018

Introducing Horace Low, technical store keeper at Alpha Studios in Birmingham in 1965


Published 13 April 2018

A special feature website on the relaunch of Rediffusion London in April 1964

A Golden Hour

Published 13 April 2018

ATV responds to accusation that their programming is too light with a heavy hour of peak-time arts in 1963

Progress report from Teddington

Published 10 April 2018

An update on the refurbishment of ABC’s Teddington studios in 1962

Independent Television in 1959

Published 8 April 2018

Our new microsite takes a snapshot of ITV as it stood in the middle of 1959

Back in time for TV: 4-10 March 1961

Published 7 April 2018

HE Cooper takes a time machine back to 4-10 March for a look at what was on the telly

Peyton Place… 76 acres of real life

Published 6 April 2018

An in-depth look at the people behind the scenes at hit soap opera Peyton Place in 1967

Private detective in the Public Eye

Published 5 April 2018

TVTimes introduces ABC’s new Saturday night drama series in 1965

Backstage with ‘On Stage’

Published 29 March 2018

⧉ Going backstage with the producers of A-R’s ‘On Stage’ in 1957

Back in time for TV: 18-24 February 1960

Published 24 March 2018

HE Cooper takes a time machine back to 18-24 February 1960 for a look at what was on the telly

Happy birthday! to ‘Seeing Sport’

Published 20 March 2018

⧉ The TVTimes welcomes the second series of ATV’s ‘Seeing Sport’ in 1957

Back in time for TV: 15-21 January 1968

Published 10 March 2018

HE Cooper takes a time machine back to 15-21 January 1968 for a look at what was on the telly

The Saint

Published 9 March 2018

⧉ ITC’s new series ‘The Saint’ lets Roger Moore get away from fighting in 1962

Thorn EMI’s Videodiscs

Published 7 March 2018

An exciting new technology offers 60 minutes of video on a 10″ silvered disc. It’s the future, according to this 1983 brochure

Hawaiian Eye and 77 Sunset Strip

Published 2 March 2018

⧉ Two favourite American detective series in 1963

Back to see

Published 1 March 2018

⧉ A Rediffusion crew of two take to the high seas

Presenting the difference

Published 27 February 2018

⧉ How do you differentiate your two-day ITV company against a five-day behemoth?

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