Articles by Geoff Nash

We are about to entertain you

Published 10 May 2024

Prolonging the anticipation before the programmes begin

A change of programmes

Published 16 December 2023

The death of the backbone of ITV

Radio 1 listeners wake up to Dvorak and Mozart

Published 10 December 2023

All change in 1978

Sentimental tech

Published 18 August 2023

Geoff Nash takes out the trash

Talented television

Published 30 July 2023

Thames: a talent for television we still miss

Another chance to see… regional ITV

Published 21 July 2023

What’s on ITV tonight? There was once over a dozen answers to this question

Another chance to see… the time

Published 7 July 2023

If I could turn back time, we’d rock around the clock

240, 405, 625, 1080… GO!

Published 31 December 2022

Geoff Nash tries to explain 2023’s TV technology to a 1936 viewer

3 + 1 = 2050

Published 11 May 2022

You’re not forced to watch BBC Three. But its existence is vital

Do the lockdown mash

Published 18 April 2022

Two years when everything changed: not least, the pictures got smaller

5 at 25

Published 31 March 2022

Happy birthday to the UK’s 5th channel

Join the Club

Published 28 February 2022

How the simple art of TV continuity and a decorative graphic were instrumental in my learning the alphabet and telling the time

Another chance to see… Top of the Pops

Published 3 February 2022

It’s Number One, it’s Top Of The Pops!

More for less

Published 17 January 2022

The TV licence is back in the news

Another chance to see… Joe 90

Published 6 January 2022

Messing with the mind of a child and putting his life in danger

The ghost of Christmas programmes past

Published 24 December 2021

A look back at three-channel Christmas television

Another chance to see… The Grimleys

Published 21 December 2021

A sitcom that captured an era perfectly

Another chance to see… The Tyrant King

Published 9 December 2021

A creepy tourist-friendly film series

Another chance to see… On the Buses

Published 25 November 2021

A sitcom truly of its time

Another chance to see… UFO

Published 11 November 2021

Camp but terrifying fun

Another chance to see… The Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club

Published 28 October 2021

From the North, variety and stand-up comedy

Another chance to see… Alternative 3

Published 14 October 2021

A terrifying April Fool

Another chance to see… And it’s goodbye from us

Published 30 September 2021

A touching farewell that turned excruciating

Another chance to see… Sunday Night at the London Palladium

Published 16 September 2021

The most famous variety show in the country

Another chance to see… Take Your Pick

Published 2 September 2021

One of the two quintessential ITV quiz shows

Auf Wiedersehen, Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Published 31 August 2021

Production values have changed… for the better?

Another chance to see… The Strange World of Gurney Slade

Published 19 August 2021

A trip back to a very strange world

The day the music died

Published 14 August 2021

Remembering the end of Big L

One giant leap for home entertainment

Published 12 July 2021

The traffic stops as BBC-2 stumbles into colour…

I’d like to teach the world to sing

Published 21 June 2021

The Cardiff Singer of the World competition is something only our BBC could do

One night in Europe…

Published 31 May 2021

A personal take on the Eurovision Song Contest and the European Broadcasting Union

A member of the Transdiffusion Broadcasting System
Liverpool, Wednesday 22 May 2024