Articles by The Transdiffusion Archives

Who goes to Bermuda?

Published 19 September 2023

An exciting weekend on ABC in 1957

Serving over 4 million population in Wales and the West of England

Published 12 September 2023

TWW has a lot to boast about

Y u kn w wh t h pp ns if y u w tch low qu l ty t lev s on

Published 5 September 2023

Granada warns viewers

A guide to BBC Radio in the 90s

Published 27 August 2023

Stickers to put on your radio, plus a guide to tuning in the new BBC Radio 5

Are you at TWW family?

Published 22 August 2023

Switch to TWW Channel 10 – and double your entertainment

Southern interference

Published 21 August 2023

A mysterious voice interrupts the news

“Oh, please yourselves!”

Published 15 August 2023

The new season on YTV in 1981

Holidays at home with ABC Television

Published 8 August 2023

Watch to watch on ABC if you’re not going away for a summer holiday

Special announcement

Published 1 August 2023

There’s still time to not watch Yorkshire Television says Anglia in 1974


Published 31 July 2023

LISTEN! An audio tour around the USA across the decades


Published 31 July 2023

LISTEN! Our BBC, your jingles and theme tunes


Published 31 July 2023

LISTEN! LBC knows where the news is and how to get it to you


Published 31 July 2023

LISTEN! Television starts the day with our playlist of almost 100 specially selected start-up tunes

Kirkstall Road

Published 29 July 2023

Two press advertisements for the new Yorkshire Television studios in Leeds in 1968

We make television worth watching

Published 25 July 2023

…says Granada in 1988

The people who watch Southern

Published 18 July 2023

Who watches Southern, we inquisited

Trident? Who are Trident?

Published 11 July 2023

What do you mean you’ve never heard of Trident?

Unanimous decision

Published 4 July 2023

EMI cameras chosen for Teddington in 1962!

UFO sightings

Published 27 June 2023

Newspaper reports about the sighting of a strange white sphere over the Midlands in December 1981

The Bristol Channel

Published 20 June 2023

The launch of a new service for the west in 1973

TWW coverage map

Published 13 June 2023

A 1966 map of the TWW region

World Service – It’s not just for night owls!

Published 6 June 2023

With the coming of BBC Radio 5, UK listeners are encouraged to tune into the World Service for the first time

DevonAir schedule

Published 30 May 2023

1980s guide to what’s on DevonAir in Exeter and Torbay

Seven star days each week!

Published 16 May 2023

From the department of making the most of a bad job

Coronation radio sets

Published 6 May 2023

Print advertisements for two radio sets that the discerning listener of 1937 may care to purchase

From Carlisle to Blackpool

Published 2 May 2023

A letter from the manager of BBC Radio Carlisle in 1973

First day cover

Published 18 April 2023

A 1972 set of 4 stamps celebrating 50 years of the BBC

Read all about it

Published 11 April 2023

Art deco advertisements for newspapers from the Radiolympia 1936 catalogue

Secretaries and Typists in the BBC

Published 4 April 2023

An ideal job for young married women: typing stuff for the BBC

National Radio Show

Published 28 March 2023

Covers of some 1950s and 1960s catalogues for the Earl’s Court Radio Show

1922 BBC 1962

Published 21 March 2023

A leaflet celebrating 40 years of our BBC

Twelve good reasons for choosing the ‘870A’

Published 7 March 2023

We’ll add a 13th: this lovely leaflet from around 1963

ORACLE index

Published 14 February 2023

Your cut-out-and-keep ORACLE index for May 1985

VHS Vault

Published 8 February 2023

Slip covers of blank VHS videotapes


Published 1 February 2023

40 years ago…

BBC income and expenditure 1959-1960

Published 20 January 2023

The BBC tell staff where the money came from and went in 1959-60

BBC Breakfast Time

Published 17 January 2023

40 years ago…

TV-am comes on air (briefly)

Published 14 January 2023

40 years ago…

Happy New Year!

Published 1 January 2023

…from Transdiffusion. Oh, and from BBC Scotland in 2000

Christmas with Fusion

Published 24 December 2022

The ghosts of Christmases past: 10 covers from Christmas editions of Fusion, the Rediffusion staff newsletter

Happy (first) birthday, Channel 4!

Published 2 November 2022

A trade advertisement from ITV

Mae pobl ym mhob man yn paratoi ar gyfer golwg newydd ar Gymru

Published 1 November 2022

Pre-launch print advertisements for S4C

HTV Wales speaks your kind of language

Published 1 November 2022

HTV continues in English only

Twenty Questions

Published 10 July 2022

Souvenir leaflet for a comedy panel game at the Dome in Brighton in 1961

Start the day the Central way

Published 10 July 2022

Stewart White brings Central Television on the air in 1982 for schools programmes

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