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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

► Twist and shouting

Published 16 October 2017

On 22 September 1975, Eamonn Andrews on the Thames ‘Today’ programme hosts a bad-tempered debate about ITV

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

Now for the good news – there isn’t any bad

Published 17 August 2017

Television in the People’s Republic of China in 1979

Life is what they make it…

Published 10 April 2017

Behind the scenes of This Is Your Life in 1972

Six acts that made opportunity knock

Published 27 February 2017

A look back, from 1971, at six acts discovered by Hughie Green and his team

The Director

Published 12 January 2017

Is being a TV director the job for you? The TVTimes in 1969 finds out

Face up to colour

Published 15 November 2016

The changes the make-up artists at Thames, Yorkshire and ATV had to make for the introduction of colour TV

► This summer on Thames!

Published 3 November 2016

A promo for Thames on Rediffusion

► Lunch on Thames

Published 5 September 2016

An off-air audio recording of the first half hour of Thames’s first proper programme.

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

Behind the scenes at ‘Dangermouse’

Published 16 December 2015

A quick glimpse behind the scenes of the original Cosgrove-Hall ‘Dangermouse’.

Rockalong with Thames

Published 23 November 2015

Thames swings into colour

#ThamesDay

Published 23 November 2015

It’s #ThamesDay across Transdiffusion’s social media channels

Salute to ABC

Published 19 October 2015

Thames keeps up the traditions set by ABC Television

Thames goes colour

Published 10 July 2015

A little campaign for a big change

Take that, Thames

Published 24 July 2014

LWT tries to strike back

The filth and the fury

Published 24 February 2013

The influence of punk upon television, and the influence of television upon punk

The art of the title sequence: George & Mildred

Published 23 July 2012

The twitches and turns of a comedy classic, as seen through a show’s title sequence

The strange case of HD Thames

Published 29 January 2012

BLOG: An interesting exchange on Twitter about a strange subsidiary of Thames from its post-franchise days

The Bill stops here

Published 11 October 2010

Andrew Bowden notices it’s very strange to be living in Sun Hill

Bryan Cowgill

Published 25 April 2009

Pioneer of Pioneers

Verity Lambert

Published 22 June 2008

Dr Who’s first producer dies

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…

London ITA 1968

Published 24 November 2006

One of the most radical changes to hit the ITV network

The players

Published 3 September 2005

The companies that made Thames

The shotgun marriage

Published 3 September 2005

Lord Hill’s diagnosis creates a new company

Taking Shape

Published 3 September 2005

Build a better ITV company

Lights camera inaction

Published 3 September 2005

The big launch makes a damp squib

Day in the life

Published 3 September 2005

Thames’s first day on air

Everybody Out!

Published 3 September 2005

Off with the show

Who’s the boss?

Published 3 September 2005

Takeover talk spoils the party

Weekend World

Published 3 September 2005

The competition

The Studios

Published 3 September 2005

From the Euston Road to the banks of the Thames

Strike Out

Published 3 September 2005

Industrial relations at Euston Road

London’s television

Published 3 September 2005

Thames made the programmes that made Thames

A Thames Special

Published 3 September 2005

What was it that made Thames stand out?

Inevitable

Published 3 September 2005

How the unions ruined Thames and destroyed themselves

This is Euston

Published 3 September 2005

Memories of the centre of ITV

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