How to stay in television

18 April 2020

BBCtv continuity announcer, reporter, actress and director Jacqueline Mackenzie tells us how to land – and keep – a role in television in 1958

24 hours in the life of the Frost show

2 July 2018

The Daily Mirror watches David Frost prepare for his Rediffusion show in 1967

Iris Jones

29 June 2017

An interview from 2001 with Teledu Cymru continuity announcer and actress Iris Jones, republished upon her death on 29 June 2017

Meet Mr Pastry

1 May 2017

A 1955 interview with Richard Hearne, once one of Britain’s biggest TV stars and now all but forgotten

The Unlikely Grads

27 March 2017

The TVTimes in 1971 interviews 29-year-old LWT producer Humphrey Barclay

His fez is his fortune

6 March 2017

TVTimes profiles Tommy Cooper in 1956

Adventures with Dimbleby

20 February 2017

BBC Producer Stephen McCormack reveals what has gone on in making the London Town and About Britain programmes in 1955

You make the stars

13 February 2017

Bernard Delfont explains how the viewers, not the producers, chose the stars in 1963

Cathy Gale brought out the violent streak in me and I was out to kill

21 November 2016

In 1968, Honor Blackman tells TVWorld about Cathy Gale, Pussy Galore and being a mother.

Robin Day in orbit

17 October 2016

In an excerpt from his autobiography, Sir Robin Day recounts the moment he became famous

From Alexandra Palace to Elstree via satellite from Tokyo

10 May 2016

In 1976, producer Bill Ward recalls his time at BBCtv and ATV

Shaw Taylor: Dots Before His Eyes

29 March 2016

The TVTimes talks to Shaw Taylor about his ATV quiz show ‘Dotto’ in 1960

The joker who captured a telly station

29 February 2016

Daniel Farson interviews Kevin Goldstein-Jackson about the new TSW in 1981

Redvers Kyle 1929-2015

19 November 2015

Remembering one of the consummate voices of ITV

Andrew Gardner in his own words

15 October 2015

TVWorld magazine gives ITN newscaster Andrew Gardner four pages to describe his life in 1965

Who killed Simon Dee?

6 April 2015

Once Britain’s biggest star… and then gone. Why?

Three giants

2 March 2015

Leslie Mitchell, John Benson and Redvers Kyle

Delia Derbyshire

17 January 2014

Glenn Aylett remembers a master of modern music

David Croft

13 January 2014

Rob Williams remembers the master of making people laugh

Denis Forman

9 January 2014

David Brockman recalls Denis Forman, a founding father of ITV

Maureen Staffer

15 June 2013

Richard Jones speaks to Maureen Staffer, announcer and presenter for TWW

John Mead: Part II – Granadaland

2 October 2011

Our serialisation of the memoirs of the actor, announcer, producer and director John Mead reaches the Granada days

John Mead: Part I – from Bristol to BFN

2 October 2011

Our serialisation of the memoirs of the actor, announcer, producer and director John Mead begins at the beginning

Robert Robinson

2 October 2011

A look back at the life and works of Robert Robinson, the thinking man’s thinking man.

Bryan Cowgill

25 April 2009

Pioneer of Pioneers

Bill Cotton Junior

30 November 2008

Creator of the BBC’s Golden Age of Light Entertainment

Mike Scott

26 October 2008

Presenter and executive extraordinaire

Sir Charles Wheeler

23 September 2008

Epitaph for the greatest BBC journalist

Verity Lambert

22 June 2008

Dr Who’s first producer dies

Ryan Davies

11 May 2008

All-round Welsh performer

Patrick Moore Part 3: National Treasure

16 December 2007

David Brockman concludes his exclusive

Patrick Moore Part 2: A National Institution

11 October 2007

Transdiffusion exclusive – 2

Patrick Moore Part 1: Astronomy on-screen

2 September 2007

Exclusive interview for Transdiffusion

Michael Grade

15 May 2007

Popular media mogul – UPDATED

Nigel Kneale

31 October 2006

Sci-fi genius

Daniel Farson

1 October 2006

The Outsider

Mike Neville

17 June 2006

North East television legend

Robin Jones

3 June 2006

Continuity Announcer

Mark McManus

3 June 2006

Haldane Duncan remembers the star of Taggart

Thomas Brownrigg

1 March 2006

Captain of Associated-Rediffusion

Gordon Roddick

1 December 2005

Scottish Television continuity announcer

Sir Christopher Chataway Part 3: TV Ancient & Modern

31 October 2005

Our interview concludes with Sir Christopher’s views on modern television

Sir Christopher Chataway Part 2: ITN wins its spurs

2 October 2005

How ITN rewrote the rulebook for television news

Howard Thomas Part 7: Lew Grade

2 October 2005

The ultimate rite of passage

Howard Thomas Part 6: The ITA

2 September 2005

By the time ABC arrived, many decisions had been made. Howard wanted them changed.