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Southern Success

Published 30 October 2017

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Silence in Sport?

Published 3 October 2017

Should commentators just shut up? The TVTimes asks Southern’s team in 1965

Tonight’s Southern TV… in 1977

Published 6 September 2017

A look at what was on Southern on Tuesday 6 September 1977

Tonight’s Southern TV… in 1965

Published 21 September 2016

A look at what was on Southern Independent Television on Tuesday 21 September 1965

Tonight’s Thames, Southern, Anglia, Westward and Harlech… in 1969

Published 28 April 2016

A printers’ strike gives us the opportunity of comparing what was on ITV on Monday 28 April 1969

Regionally yours

Published 23 October 2008

Joy of Six: ITV regional idents This “top six” list of regional ITV idents controversially puts TSW in the top position ahead of ATV (the heretics); TSW’s second ident in…

The thrill has gone

Published 2 December 2006

A rant about modern broadcasting

Tiptoe through the Startups – 3

Published 2 November 2006

Roddy Buxton continues his trawl through the Transdiffusion archives

From The South (part 1)

Published 3 September 2005

TV from Northam spans a lifetime


Published 24 May 2004

Southern approaches

All changes

Published 24 May 2004

The changes of style in a major minor

Design for life

Published 24 May 2004

An interview with designer Alan Scragg

Big Brother’s Bigger Brother

Published 7 October 2003

Russ J Graham on those who have been kicked out of ITV

Southerner station

Published 2 July 2003

David Brockman remembers the station that served…

Regional Flavours

Published 1 January 2003

Folk medleys defined many aspects of start-up music, says Richard Elen

About Britain

Published 1 January 2003

David Brockman on regional contributions of the ITV network

The List

Published 1 January 2003

All the stations, all the times

Bring in the new

Published 1 January 2002

David Hastings watches everything change

Hello, Goodbye

Published 1 January 2002

Ian Beaumont waves goodbye to Westward


Published 1 January 2002

Leave well enough alone, cautions James Barrington

Southern Rhapsody

Published 1 January 2002

Phil Paterson watches the IBA kill a station

Pleased to announce

Published 1 September 2001

Robin Carmody on Authority Announcements

Earthquake ’81

Published 1 September 2001

Russ J Graham sees the end of ATV Midlands


Published 1 August 2001

Stealing television


Published 1 July 2001

Television takes on cinema in the regions

On and off

Published 1 July 2001

Notable ITV starts and closes

A pause in programming

Published 11 January 2001

The ways to avoid closing down

After the Break

Published 11 January 2001

Advertising your own programmes

When things go wrong

Published 1 January 2001

How to cope if the film snaps