Radio

Years of Light

26 September 2017

The BBC reviews the first two years of the Light Programme

A note on ‘Music While You Work’

13 April 2017

The 1945 BBC Yearbook looks back at a quiet success of the war: Music While You Work

The New BBC Orchestra

16 March 2017

The BBC introduces an orchestra for trainees and throws them in at the deep-end in 1966

Under construction

17 November 2016

The BBC Handbook for 1961 celebrates the opening of the first studio at Television Centre

New Broadcasting House

20 October 2016

Construction is well underway of the BBC’s new Broadcasting House in 1931

Announcing the changes

6 October 2016

How the job of announcing on the BBC changed when war broke out

Heard around the world

18 August 2016

The BBC Year-book of 1931 explains how a King’s speech was heard around the world

Beacon car crash

17 August 2015

When a phone-in programme goes disastrously wrong

dot dot dot dash

16 July 2015

V for Victory