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The rise of ‘Take It From Here’

Published 24 September 2018

The 1950 BBC Handbook celebrates the big hit for the Light Programme in 1949: Take It From Here by Denis Norden and Frank Muir

What do women want from TV?

Published 16 April 2018

In a wrenching break with the established order of things, the TVTimes in 1956 asks what women really want from television. Don’t worry, though: nobody listened

Years of Light

Published 26 September 2017

The BBC reviews the first two years of the Light Programme