Features

Teletext at Republica

Dan Farrimond takes a trip to Republica in Berlin to experience a teletext block party

Violence – what is the truth?

A recently retired Lord Justice of Appeal tells the TVTimes in 1961 that violence on TV has no effect on anybody and should be banned

From Alexandra Palace to Elstree via satellite from Tokyo

In 1976, producer Bill Ward recalls his time at BBCtv and ATV

ZING – was the path of ITV’s first hit tune

The story of the earworm that is the theme to ‘Robin Hood’

Singing along – in toyland

ABC outside broadcast vans – both huge and tiny

I say NO to TV censorship

Michael Foot takes aim at those who want to see television made cozy

Goodbye Crossroads

After 4,510 episodes, Crossroads comes to an end in 1988 with a TVTimes souvenir pull-out.

Shaw Taylor: Dots Before His Eyes

The TVTimes talks to Shaw Taylor about his ATV quiz show ‘Dotto’ in 1960

The admag girls

The TVTimes talks to the girls behind the midland admags in 1957

The power behind This Week

Jeremy Issacs talks to the TVTimes about producing This Week for Rediffusion in 1965

Politics will soon come in out of the cold

April 1976 and ITN finally gets the Westminster studio the correspondents have been wanting since 1955

The power of TV

The Central Electricity Generating Board on how what we watch affects their work in 1962

Tonight’s Yorkshire Television… in 1977

A look at what was on YTV on Friday 22 July 1977

Tonight’s LWT and Channel 4… in 1990

A look at what was on LWT and C4 on Saturday 30 June 1990

Tonight’s BBCtv… in 1968

A look at what was on the BBC on Monday 17 June 1968

Tonight’s ATV Midlands… in 1965

A look at what was on ATV in the midlands on Friday 11 June 1965

World population explosion

Some really good news in amongst this week’s misery.

A word on Harlech notepaper

A short videoblog about Harlech Television’s notepaper in 1969

Grampian mystery

Found on the end of a reel-to-reel tape…

Victoria Wood 1953-2016

The singer-actor-comedian-writer-producer has died aged 62