Articles by Glenn Aylett

Delia Derbyshire

Published 17 Jan 2014

Glenn Aylett remembers a master of modern music

The filth and the fury

Published 24 Feb 2013

The influence of punk upon television, and the influence of television upon punk

Bye-bye Border?

Published 8 Apr 2008

The end for ITV’s smallest region?

Rise and fall of a comedy king

Published 11 Feb 2008

Benny Hill and the winds of change in TV comedy

Hitler’s Radio

Published 7 Jan 2008

The story of the Volksempfänger

Whitehaven’s Digital Revolution

Published 16 Dec 2007

First to go digital

Radio 1 – love it or loathe it

Published 3 Oct 2007

A love/hate relationship

Charles Curran Revisited

Published 1 Jul 2007

Better than his bad press deserves

Michael Grade

Published 15 May 2007

Popular media mogul – UPDATED

The Many Lives of BBC Radio Sport

Published 9 Apr 2007

Glenn Aylett looks at sports coverage since 1945

Tuning In Down Under

Published 9 Apr 2007

Glenn Aylett touches the dial in Perth

Half-forgotten great

Published 1 Mar 2007

Sir Ian Trethowan, BBC DG, profiled

The thrill has gone

Published 2 Dec 2006

A rant about modern broadcasting

The Sporting Class

Published 29 Apr 2006

Television, sport and social class


Published 1 Feb 2006

The London Television Consortium had a hard lesson to learn

The Director-General’s Chair

Published 1 Jan 2006

This time, Glen Aylett takes on the BBC’s top job

Scotland’s Media Capital

Published 30 Oct 2005

Glenn Aylett details Glasgow’s new and existing BBC and independent television production centres

How to save ITV

Published 30 Sep 2005

“The People’s Channel” is off-course and heading downstream to disaster, says Glenn Aylett

The network that trashed itself

Published 3 Sep 2005

From least-worst to least-best in one lifetime

The Studios

Published 3 Sep 2005

From the Euston Road to the banks of the Thames

Strike Out

Published 3 Sep 2005

Industrial relations at Euston Road

BBC Under Fire – 80s Style

Published 1 Apr 2005

The events of last year were just the latest, says Glenn Aylett

Rose-tinted Spectacles

Published 1 Jan 2005

Glenn Aylett has fond memories of 70s television

Just for you

Published 1 Jan 2005

The recent history of Radio 2, and its change from “Radio Grim Reaper” to being the most popular station on the dial.

BBC Infrastructure

Published 1 Jan 2005

Regional studios and London monoliths

Looking North in ’85

Published 1 Dec 2004

BBC North East two decades ago

Border Country

Published 1 Nov 2004

Broadcasting in Cumbria

You can’t touch me, I’m part of the union

Published 1 Jun 2004

Glenn Aylett on industrial relations in broadcasting

Technical school

Published 24 May 2004

On being educated by television and radio

Great Service, Great Sets

Published 1 Jan 2004

Glenn Aylett on the lost world of television rentals

For better or worse

Published 30 Aug 2003

Perhaps television, on balance, was always awful, ponders Glenn Aylett

A vote for ITV

Published 13 Jul 2003

Is the BBC red and ITV blue?