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Articles about outside broadcasts

Technical operations: the ITV network

Published 14 August 2020

The not-so-simple process of getting the output of the cameras to your TV screen in 1967

Forecast for colour

Published 24 May 2019

Colour is coming, and the February 1969 Thames staff magazine asks four department heads what they’re doing to get ready

Marconi mobile television

Published 3 May 2018

In city, town or country, Marconi Outside Broadcast equipment is the toast of 1954 – see why in our new microsite

It’s a race against time

Published 16 November 2017

⧉ Over on our ABC subsite, the TVTimes in 1958 looks at the rush to get Outside Broadcasts on air at Christmas

People behind programmes – 5

Published 5 October 2017

From 1972, Grahame Turner, Controller of Outside Broadcasts at Thames, takes us through his department’s achievements and plans

The Coronation Broadcasts

Published 12 May 2017

The BBC’s coverage of the coronation of King George VI in 1937

⬆ 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

Singing along – in toyland

Published 25 April 2016

ABC outside broadcast vans – both huge and tiny