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Newsletter – 22 October 1971

Published 2 October 2018

The goings on inside Thames in October 1971

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