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Articles about 1954 Television Act

How can they get out of the MESS?

Published 18 December 2020

The last-ditch effort to prevent commercial television from being born

‘ITV was the start of the Coca-colonisation of Britain’

Published 29 October 2018

In 1980, Jack Tinker, theatre critic of the Daily Mail, turns his unsympathetic eye to the launch of ITV in 1955

The ITV Story

Published 22 September 2018

A look back from 1965 at the events of 1955 and the birth of ITV

Factsheet 1966: The Independent Television Authority

Published 9 August 2018

An introduction to Independent Television in 1966

The Act and the Authority

Published 22 June 2017

The Robert Fraser Lectures [1/5]: the first Director-General of the Independent Television Authority describes the foundations of ITV in 1955

The Television Act

Published 6 October 2014

CREATING INDEPENDENT TELEVISION: How vague legislation created a pin-sharp television system

Four into three goes…

Published 1 April 2005

Three regions, four contractors. How? Why? asks Richard G Elen

Vital vulgarity

Published 1 January 2002

The Television Act 1954 didn’t create ITV, notes Russ J Graham

A member of the Transdiffusion Broadcasting System
Liverpool, Thursday 23 September 2021