TVTimes tells us what to expect from ITN's coverage of the 1979 general election

The easy-chair election

How Granada and ABC will be handling the 1959 general election

Electioneering by radio

The Free Radio Association swings into action against Labour in 1970

Lucifer throws light on TV electioneering

Will television have an effect on voters at election time? Leeds University plan to find out, using an 'electronic brain' in 1959


Tuning into a West Coast robot sound

Piccadilly Radio’s Dave Willis on a world where cartridges replace records and presenters spend 20 minutes recording a 12-hour show

Will the penny drop?

Pay-TV, films, and a barking plan to neuter the BBC

Bachelor Baker

He’s the quiet, soft spoken young man who’s adding personality to the BBC news

‘Pirate’ goes fishing for listeners

Lord Sutch on his plans for an offshore radio station

Switching the news into IRN

The hardware that made the IRN contribution network possible

Britain’s experiment with Commercial TV

An American broadcaster looks on in wonder at the development of ITV

What happens at Crawley Court?

The work of the IBA’s quality control section and the implementation of the technical Code of Practice standards for ILR

Story of success

An advertising feature for a company that’s cabling the valleys around Neath

Now let’s hear it for Ashby de la Zouch and Bob Monkhouse!

Bob Monkhouse, prince of the television game shows, is never lost for words

Saving the BBC

Will ‘Broadcasting in the Seventies’ be enough to save the BBC… from itself, asks Stuart Hood in 1969

New BBC Studios at Maida Vale

The long-awaited expansion of Maida Vale opens in 1935

Poste Parisien

A 1935 look at the studios and transmitter of the first French private radio station

Spotlight 1971: Granada

About Granada Television and the Lancashire region’s transmitters

Spotlight 1971: HTV

About HTV and the Wales and West regions’ transmitters

Spotlight 1971: London

About Thames and London Weekend Television and the London region’s transmitters

Spotlight 1971: Channel

About Channel Television and the Channel Islands’ transmitter

Spotlight 1971: Tyne Tees

About Tyne Tees Television and the North East England’s transmitters

Spotlight 1971: Anglia

About Anglia Television and the East of England’s transmitters

They Say… L Marsland Gander

Frank comment on Associated-Rediffusion from an outsider

They Say… Maurice Wiggin

Frank comment on Associated-Rediffusion from an outsider

They Say… James Green

Frank comment on Associated-Rediffusion from an outsider

Around the world with Rediffusion

Take a round-the-world trip to see where Rediffusion has its operations

Please leave the Minstrels their cork

TV critic Milton Shulman defends The Black and White Minstrels. Yes, it reads exactly as you think it’s going to.

Designer: John Clements

A Rediffusion production designer on how to design for production

The Optimist returns…

Finally available for everybody to view after years forgotten in a lock-up, a quirky Channel 4 sitcom comes to Rewind TV

In Parenthesis

Where Music Echoes and Terror Resonates: BBC Radio 3 Unleashes the Unspeakable

All boxed in

Endless form-filling and eye-watering charges for a few seconds of Westward Diary are burying a valuable national resource

A member of the Transdiffusion Broadcasting System
Liverpool, Friday 21 June 2024