In-depth

The BBC television story

11 September 2020

Travel back to 1956 as the BBC celebrates 20 years of television

Visions unlimited

28 August 2020

A glowing biography – nearer a hagiography – of General David Sarnoff, published in 1966 to celebrate 40 years of NBC

Television America-wise

21 August 2020

A 1955 opportunity to sneer at American television

Technical operations: the ITV network

14 August 2020

The not-so-simple process of getting the output of the cameras to your TV screen in 1967

Television apparatus

31 July 2020

Television is coming soon and, the Nottingham Journal decides, the Baird system is the one to bet on

A Superb Souvenir of the Year’s Television

20 March 2020

Pete Singleton travels back to 1958 to find out what was making waves in television

Carry on Euston

29 November 2019

Over on our Thames Television sub-site, Gary Rodger takes us on a journey to Thames in 1984 as the management put out an emergency service when the staff go on strike

Haldane Duncan 1945-2018

27 December 2018

Scottish television director Haldane Duncan’s autobiography

A World Listened and Watched

22 November 2018

How the four American networks – ABC, CBS, Mutual and NBC – covered the assassination of President Kennedy

Toddlers and the £750,000 Question

4 June 2018

Lord Hill of Luton on ending the Toddlers’ Truce and handing £750,000 to ITV

The mike and I at Wembley

6 March 2018

Ice hockey on the radio propels Stewart MacPherson from the press office at the Wembley Pool into a career with the BBC