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Radio 1 is Won-der-ful

Published 29 September 2017

Remembering Radio 1’s first morning

Audience Research

Published 25 September 2017

A look at what’s popular and how popularity is measured from the BBC in 1961

The BBC at War [3/3]

Published 9 August 2017

Broadcaster Freddy Grisewood’s story of the BBC at war – part 3

The BBC at War [2/3]

Published 3 August 2017

Broadcaster Freddy Grisewood’s story of the BBC at war – part 2

The BBC at War [1/3]

Published 28 July 2017

Broadcaster Freddy Grisewood’s story of the BBC at war – part 1

TV, the child, and the critic

Published 24 July 2017

A report wonders if children’s television is good for 1959’s children

✎ BBC Annual Plan 2017/2018

Published 4 July 2017

What’s new for the BBC in the next year?

“Sound On; Vision On”

Published 15 June 2017

By-ways of the BBC: exploring Ally Pally in 1938 [9/9]

By-ways of Engineering

Published 9 June 2017

By-ways of the BBC: making it all happen in 1938 [8/9]

Propaganda

Published 5 June 2017

Why didn’t the government take over the running of the BBC in 1940?

More By-ways of the Programmes

Published 1 June 2017

By-ways of the BBC: the output of Maida Vale, St George’s Hall and beyond in 1938 [7/9]

By-ways of the Programmes

Published 25 May 2017

By-ways of the BBC: the output of Broadcasting House in 1938 [6/9]

How to receive BBC-2

Published 22 May 2017

BBC-2 is on its way to the north of England. This 1965 leaflet tells you all you need to know about receiving it

More By-ways of Administration

Published 18 May 2017

By-ways of the BBC: the school in Broadcasting House in 1938 [5/9]

► Ray Moore does Eurovision

Published 12 May 2017

Ray Moore opens and closes the 1979 Eurovision Song Contest for BBC Radio 2

By-ways of Administration

Published 11 May 2017

By-ways of the BBC: the first floor of Broadcasting House in 1938 [4/9]

By-ways Below Ground

Published 5 May 2017

By-ways of the BBC: the basements of Broadcasting House in 1938 [3/9]

Across the Threshold

Published 27 April 2017

By-ways of the BBC: walking into Broadcasting House in 1938 [2/9]

The Face of Broadcasting House

Published 21 April 2017

By-ways of the BBC: an introduction to Broadcasting House in 1938 [1/9]

A note on ‘Music While You Work’

Published 13 April 2017

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

► The Peacock Committee reports back

Published 3 March 2017

BBC Newsnight on the Peacock Report in 1986, which recommends ITV franchises go to the highest bidder and BBC Radios 1 and 2 are sold

The old BBC: the press, the Crawford Committee and the end

Published 10 February 2017

Part seven of our series remembering the British Broadcasting Company

The old BBC: entering the last year

Published 3 February 2017

Part six of our series remembering the British Broadcasting Company

The old BBC: material changes and programme developments

Published 27 January 2017

Part five of our series remembering the British Broadcasting Company

Public service broadcasting – in 1949

Published 23 January 2017

The former editor of the Daily Herald decides what is public service broadcasting and whether the BBC manages to produce it

The old BBC: early progress and expansion

Published 20 January 2017

Part four of our series remembering the British Broadcasting Company

Direct broadcasting by satellite

Published 16 January 2017

The BBC in 1986 details what went wrong with the planned BBC/IBA satellite service

The old BBC: early difficulties and the Sykes Committee

Published 13 January 2017

Part three of our series remembering the British Broadcasting Company

The old BBC: the beginning

Published 6 January 2017

Part two of our series remembering the British Broadcasting Company

Cartoon time

Published 5 January 2017

Some gentle broadcasting humour from the 1930 BBC Yearbook

The old BBC: Remembering the British Broadcasting Company

Published 1 January 2017

The first part of our special series remembering the British Broadcasting Company, 90 years after it became today’s BBC

The BBC’s Advisory Bodies in 1968

Published 29 December 2016

The Radio Times explains how the BBC used to go looking for advice

Television Comes to the Centre of England

Published 17 December 2016

The Radio Times explains the technical achievements in building the Sutton Coldfield transmitter in 1949

The Voice of Liberty

Published 28 November 2016

What the BBC meant to the people of occupied France

Under construction

Published 17 November 2016

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

New Broadcasting House

Published 20 October 2016

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

The Diary of David Heathcote (5)

Published 8 October 2016

David Heathcote tells the story of his life in and out of broadcasting

Broadcasting the Olympic Games

Published 22 August 2016

The BBC’s senior engineer explains how they broadcast the 1948 London Olympics

Heard around the world

Published 18 August 2016

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

✎ Asa Briggs 1921-2016

Published 15 March 2016

Goodbye to one of our greatest media historians

Tonight’s BBC radio… in 1938

Published 7 February 2016

A look at what was on the BBC’s radio networks on Monday 7 February 1938

The Cesspit Beneath

Published 27 January 2016

Holocaust Memorial Day: the BBC’s Richard Dimbleby describes entering the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in April 1945

33 years ago this morning

Published 17 January 2016

BBC Breakfast Time launches

Flippin’ tech

Published 30 November 2015

How to make dots that flip

Tonight’s BBCtv… in 1966

Published 21 November 2015

A look at what was on BBCtv on Monday 21 November 1966

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