The Vaults

The beginning of a new service

7 October 2019

From the vaults: pay a visit to the newly opened Brookmans Park transmitter in 1931 as the BBC’s “Regional Scheme” begins

A short history

2 October 2019

From the vaults: Russ J Graham provides a short history of Rediffusion and British Electric Traction

Why marches?

5 August 2019

From the vaults: Kif Bowden-Smith on the musical habits of a lifetime

Backbone

8 July 2019

From the vaults: The physical networking arrangements of early ITV

Three giants

25 February 2019

From the vaults: Leslie Mitchell, John Benson and Redvers Kyle are profiled in this article from 2015

The edit that rewrote history

11 February 2019

From the vaults: The most famous closedown in television history didn’t happen in the way we remember it. First published in 2005