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A day out to Quay Street

Published 7 November 2017

Tom Hargreaves remembers a tour around Granada’s studios in 1967

Tonight’s Granada TV… in 1976

Published 18 October 2017

A look at what was on Granada on Monday 18 October 1976

Tonight’s Granada… in 1969

Published 27 September 2017

A look at what was on Granada on Saturday 27 September 1969

TV’s boy quiz wonder

Published 12 September 2017

Meet the boy who won Granada’s Criss Cross Quiz in 1959

Timothy’s years between

Published 29 August 2017

Granada and the TVTimes in 1960 look at what became of the baby from A Diary for Timothy

You, too, can have your own TV circuit

Published 5 July 2017

Television cameras around the home, recording their every move? 1962 celebrities say yes please!

Iris Jones

Published 29 June 2017

An interview from 2001 with Teledu Cymru continuity announcer and actress Iris Jones, republished upon her death on 29 June 2017

CITV 1963

Published 19 June 2017

A look at what children were watching on ITV in 1963

And the SCENE is all set at Granada

Published 3 May 2017

Mike Scott celebrates 7 years of Granada in 1963

Tonight’s Granada TV Network… in 1965

Published 19 April 2017

A look at what was on Granada on Easter Monday 19 April 1965

⬆ Year One: The lighter side

Published 11 April 2017

The final of our series on the first year of Granada reviews light entertainment output

⬆ Year One: Reporting by television

Published 4 April 2017

Part eight of our series on the first year of Granada looks at local news for the North

⬆ Year One: Television and visual journalism

Published 28 March 2017

Part seven of our series on the first year of Granada features Randolph Churchill discussing Granada’s journalism

⬆ Year One: Granada and the Drama

Published 21 March 2017

Part six of our series on the first year of Granada sees Tony Richardson discussing Granada’s contribution to drama

⬆ Year One: The Big Night

Published 14 March 2017

Part five of our series looking at the first year of Granada sees opening night upon us

⬆ Year One: The Building of the Manchester TV Centre

Published 7 March 2017

Part four of our series about the first year of Granada looks at constructing the Quay Street studios

The Stones in Hyde Park

Published 2 March 2017

The story of Granada’s ambitious 1969 colour special

⬆ Year One: A TV service is born

Published 28 February 2017

Part three of our series on the first year of Granada looks at the birth of the station

Tonight’s Granada TV… in 1963

Published 22 February 2017

A look at what was on Granada on Friday 22 February 1963

⬆ Year One: The Granada Theatres

Published 22 February 2017

Part two of our series on the first year of Granada looks at where the station came from

⬆ Year One: a introduction to Granada

Published 15 February 2017

Part one of our series on the story of the first year of Granada TV Network

The longest-running 13-week serial in the world

Published 9 December 2016

HV Kershaw looks back at Coronation Street’s beginnings in 1960 from the comfort of 1976

Tonight’s Granada TV… in 1965

Published 30 November 2016

A look at what was on Granada on Tuesday 30 November 1965

The Diary of David Heathcote (5)

Published 8 October 2016

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

Dear Mr Hargreaves…

Published 8 September 2016

A lovely letter in 1967 explains how Granada TV presentation works

✎ Granada TV, Manchester 3

Published 8 August 2016

A new microsite looking at Quay Street in 1966

Tonight’s Granada TV… in 1964

Published 20 January 2016

A look at what was on Granada on Monday 20 January 1964

Tonight’s Granada TV… in 1959

Published 3 November 2015

A look at what was on Granada on Tuesday 3 November 1959

Everybody out!

Published 1 October 2015

Remembering the strike-torn, strife-worn, cold, wet and miserable… 1980s

Sunshine and grit

Published 31 August 2015

From the North and showing it – Granada shows its roots

Granada TV Chelsea

Published 3 August 2015

Practical Television in 1958 looks at Granada’s branch studio in London

Job description

Published 4 May 2015

How to be a Granada announcer in 1969

Studio Zero

Published 16 March 2015

Having decent studio space: from pride to an embarrassment in 60 years

Having faith in colour

Published 26 January 2015

Sydney Bernstein argues against going colour in 1969

Choosing the companies

Published 5 January 2015

The ITA picks the players for the new ITV in 1954

Tonight’s Granada TV… in 1963

Published 20 December 2014

What was on Granada on Friday 20 December 1963

Hello and goodbye

Published 8 December 2014

ABC, ATV London and Rediffusion bow out; Thames, LWT and Yorkshire come in

Tonight’s Granada TV… in 1966

Published 16 November 2014

What was on Granada on Wednesday 16 November 1966

Tonight’s Granada TV… in 1969

Published 1 October 2014

What was on Granada on Wednesday 1 October 1969

The wool and the scouse

Published 18 August 2014

In 1980, the Daily Telegraph reports on a challenger for Granada

Denis Forman

Published 9 January 2014

David Brockman recalls Denis Forman, a founding father of ITV

John Mead: Part II – Granadaland

Published 2 October 2011

Our serialisation of the memoirs of the actor, announcer, producer and director John Mead reaches the Granada days

Manchester loses its Granada TV sign

Published 27 September 2010

Anyone who ever visited Manchester city centre will know there’s plenty of great delights to admire. And I’m not talking about the Arndale Centre here.

The road to ITV’s recovery

Published 18 September 2010

Russ J Graham on what lessons can be learned from ITV making great drama for the BBC

“A rose by any other name…”

Published 28 May 2009

Granada name to disappear from ITV businesses When Apple Inc.’s Steve Jobs first introduced the Apple TV set top box (which displays media content downloaded from the iTunes Store) during…

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