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Destination 1974

Published 12 February 2018

The strike over, the TVTimes looks ahead to the new-look ITV in 1968 and beyond

The ABC of Simon Dee

Published 1 February 2018

Part 1: Simon Dee talks about his upbringing in this interview from 1970

The pirate king steps ashore to find his family out on the street

Published 1 February 2018

Part 2: Simon Dee talks about losing his Radio Caroline job in this interview from 1970

How I ‘died the death’ in Manchester and was saved by one man’s faith

Published 1 February 2018

Part 3: Simon Dee talks about Dee Time in this interview from 1970

Christmas Day on Thames, LWT and Channel 4… in 1987

Published 24 December 2017

A look at what was on Thames Television, London Weekend and Channel Four on Christmas Day 1977

Doris Hare just can’t keep off the buses

Published 19 September 2017

A look at how Doris Hare rose to fame from 1971

The Unlikely Grads

Published 27 March 2017

The TVTimes in 1971 interviews 29-year-old LWT producer Humphrey Barclay

✎ Crushing your hopes at Christmas

Published 19 December 2016

Sorry, no, it didn’t happen, no matter how much you wanted it to.

► Exit ATV, pursued by LWT

Published 1 December 2016

Audio of David Frost introducing the new London Weekend before Trevor Lucas takes ATV London off air for the final ever time

► The fall and fall of LWT

Published 4 August 2016

The BBC’s “24 Hours” looks at the troubled life of LWT in an audio recording from 1971.

✎ Fountaineer

Published 12 April 2016

A new minisite from Transdiffusion devoted to the soon-to-be-gone Wembley studios.

Tonight’s LWT… in 1981

Published 14 March 2016

A look at what was on LWT on Saturday 14 March 1981

Tonight’s LWT… in 1981

Published 14 November 2015

A look at what was on London Weekend on Saturday 14 November 1981

Thames goes colour

Published 10 July 2015

A little campaign for a big change

Who killed Simon Dee?

Published 6 April 2015

Once Britain’s biggest star… and then gone. Why?

New logo for London Weekend

Published 18 September 2014

London Weekend relaunches in 1970

Take that, Thames

Published 24 July 2014

LWT tries to strike back