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People behind programmes – 7

Published 19 October 2017

From 1972, Brian Tesler, Director of Programmes at Thames, takes us through his company’s achievements and plans

People behind programmes – 6

Published 12 October 2017

From 1972, Lewis Rudd, Controller of Children’s Programmes at Thames, takes us through his department’s achievements and plans

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

People behind programmes – 4

Published 28 September 2017

From 1972, Philip Jones, Controller of Light Entertainment at Thames, takes us through his department’s achievements and plans

People behind programmes – 3

Published 21 September 2017

From 1972, Guthrie Moir, Controller of Education and Religious Programmes at Thames, takes us through his department’s achievements and plans

People behind programmes – 2

Published 14 September 2017

From 1972, Jeremy Isaacs, Controller of Features at Thames, takes us through his department’s achievements and plans

People behind programmes – 1

Published 7 September 2017

From 1972, Lloyd Shirley, Controller of Drama at Thames, takes us through his department’s achievements and plans

Thirty Years of Grange Hill – Part III

Published 25 April 2009

Popularity and hard hitting plots.

Thirty Years of Grange Hill – Part II

Published 30 November 2008

The series is here to stay

Thirty Years of Grange Hill – Part I

Published 26 October 2008

School’s out forever

Rise and fall of a comedy king

Published 11 February 2008

Benny Hill and the winds of change in TV comedy

Cinema for television

Published 8 January 2008

From ITC to Euston…

What The Papers Say: 50 years

Published 30 April 2006

Granada is 50: we profile their longest-running programme

What The Papers Say: The People

Published 29 April 2006

50 years of presenters & readers

Jobs for the taking

Published 29 March 2006

Seeking employment

Riding Through the Glen

Published 22 February 2006

David Brockman tells the story of ITV’s earliest hit series

LWT as BBC3

Published 1 February 2006

The London Television Consortium had a hard lesson to learn

Making the Break

Published 1 December 2005

Philip Stevens on making early ITV commercials

The Jazz625 Story

Published 5 October 2005

Director Terry Henebery talks to Louis Barfe

Day in the life

Published 3 September 2005

Thames’s first day on air

London’s television

Published 3 September 2005

Thames made the programmes that made Thames

This is Euston

Published 3 September 2005

Memories of the centre of ITV

Death of a Princess

Published 2 July 2005

David Brockman on the controversy 25 years on

Strange Magic – 1

Published 1 May 2005

Russ J Graham follows science fiction on TV – part 1

Strange Magic – 2

Published 1 May 2005

Russ J Graham follows science fiction on TV – part 2

The God Slot

Published 1 February 2005

David Brockman on British religious television

Suds or substance?

Published 1 December 2004

David Hastings tracks the rise of the docusoap

The Epilogue

Published 22 May 2004

At the end of the day

First Night

Published 2 February 2004

A look at the first night’s schedule.

This Week – The First Decade

Published 1 January 2004

Looking back at ten years

Schools Television is 10

Published 1 January 2004

It was, in 1967…

Beyond the Watershed

Published 1 January 2004

A-R programming was not what it seemed

Small Time – The Complete History

Published 1 January 2004

Definitive children’s programming

Small Time – The List

Published 1 January 2004

The full list of Small Time programmes

For better or worse

Published 30 August 2003

Perhaps television, on balance, was always awful, ponders Glenn Aylett

Everything I know

Published 17 July 2003

…was taught to me by Blue Peter, says Russ J Graham

Southerner station

Published 2 July 2003

David Brockman remembers the station that served…

Poetry in motion

Published 14 March 2003

David Brockman on poetry replacing presentation

The Big Three

Published 1 January 2003

David Brockman looks into a new genre from Anglia

Wrong-footed Four

Published 1 January 2003

Carl Ellis on sci-fi and fantasy programmes on Channel Four

New horizons

Published 1 January 2003

Carl Ellis on how satellite (nearly) always treats imports better

About Britain

Published 1 January 2003

David Brockman on regional contributions of the ITV network

TV Asylum

Published 1 January 2003

Carl Ellis looks into the world of import and export

Daytime Hours

Published 1 January 2002

Andrew Hesford-Booth watches television during the day

Sharp Set

Published 1 January 2002

Andrew Hesford-Booth on presentation comedy programmes

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