Elsewhere on TBS

Expo 58

29 June 2022

A gallery of publicity and posters for the Brussels Expo 1958

Is this the root of the trouble with Tonight?

22 June 2022

Milton Shulman, splenetic TV critic, looks at what’s wrong with the BBC’s flagship news show Tonight

‘I’m getting three years is hard’

15 June 2022

Top producer Brian Tesler shortly goes over to Associated TeleVision from the BBC with one of the most tempting contracts ever offered in this country

Facts and figures about British Railways 1959

8 June 2022

British Railways takes us through the facts about the network in 1959

Facts and figures about British Railways 1958

1 June 2022

British Railways takes us through the facts about the network in 1958

Facts and figures about British Railways 1957

25 May 2022

British Railways takes us through the facts about the network in 1957

Television for Younger Viewers

18 May 2022

A look at BBCtv programmes for children in 1951

Fourth floor says… Why we cannot have more TV programmes at present

10 May 2022

A word from Associated-Rediffusion management in 1960: technical limitations are preventing ITV-2

Fourth floor (Carlton House) says… ‘Success to Studio 5’

3 May 2022

A word from Associated-Rediffusion management in 1960: how Studio 5 at Wembley is coming along

BBC Television Picture Book

28 April 2022

Inside BBCtv, from 1930 to 1950, in pictures

Fourth floor says… ‘Come and Talk’

26 April 2022

A word from Associated-Rediffusion management in 1959: the door to Human Resources is always open

Fourth floor says… We want better quality programmes

19 April 2022

A word from Associated-Rediffusion management in 1959: has the quality of A-R programming fallen?

Forth flaw sez… 1,250 words?

12 April 2022

A word from Associated-Rediffusion management in 1959: sorry, what did you want me to write?

Fourth floor says… Thoughts on a third programme

5 April 2022

A word from Associated-Rediffusion management in 1959: BBC-2, ITV-2 or a brand new TV-3?

Fourth floor says… Off-screen credits

29 March 2022

A word from Associated-Rediffusion management in 1959: keep an eye on the balance sheet

Floor four says… Keep our sights high

22 March 2022

A word from Associated-Rediffusion management in 1958: how do we keep our standards so high?

Floor four says… Safeguards for the viewer

15 March 2022

A word from Associated-Rediffusion management in 1958: how we make sure our adverts are good adverts

Twenty-five years of British broadcasting

11 March 2022

The BBC celebrates its silver jubilee in our new microsite

Floor four says… Balance

8 March 2022

A word from Associated-Rediffusion management in 1958: how to mix levity with depth

Floor four says… How many programmes?

1 March 2022

A word from Associated-Rediffusion management in 1958: we don’t want an ITV-2 or a BBC-2

Live from studio 3

23 February 2022

Twice a week, Thames goes live to Teddington’s studio 3 for the show ‘Magpie’

Associated-Rediffusion’s new studio

16 February 2022

Studio 5 at Wembley has been designed. A-R’s chief engineer takes us around the plans

my1950s

11 February 2022

Our new website celebrating a decade of change

Television in 1984

9 February 2022

What will television look like in 1984? The programme makers of 1958 try to find out

What is TV good taste?

2 February 2022

Is it possible to define “good TV”?

Features: a matter of opinion

5 January 2022

Associated-Rediffusion asks its producers what makes a ‘feature’ in 1960

The case for 405 line VHF colour

8 December 2021

The general manager of Rediffusion on why we should go into colour now, in 1966

Who does what in ITV

19 November 2021

The Independent Broadcasting Authority explains who does what in ITV

Stars and wipes

10 November 2021

A series of Associated-Rediffusion video dramas make their way on to ABC in the United States

The ITA transmitter network

5 November 2021

Comparative maps of VHF and UHF coverage from the Independent Television Authority

Marconi mobile television

22 October 2021

In city, town or country, Marconi Outside Broadcast equipment is the toast of 1954

How it works… telecine

13 October 2021

How film gets on to Rediffusion viewers’ television screens

Broadcasting House

3 October 2021

The opening of the new Broadcasting House in 1932 is celebrated in our new microsite detailing its design and construction

Beatles big TV scoop!

29 September 2021

The Beatles are back in the UK in 1964… and back on ABC’s Big Night Out!

Both sides of the camera

24 September 2021

Inside ABC Weekend Television in Didsbury, Aston and Teddington in 1960

Holiday Town Parade

8 September 2021

ABC invites you to enter two beauty contests in 1962

Annual report 1969

1 September 2021

1968 was a busy year for ATV Network, as this excerpt from their annual report for 1969 reveals

ATV Sunspots

27 August 2021

The hottest thing in holiday advertising!

Schools drama 1964

25 August 2021

A-R guides us through two drama programmes for schools in spring 1964

Lawn tennis at Scarborough

18 August 2021

ABC outside broadcast cameras come to Scarborough in 1965 to broadcast the tennis

Opportunity Knocks

11 August 2021

Opportunity Knocks comes to Hull in June 1965 to audition new talent

ABC TV chiefs meet Yorkshire pressmen

4 August 2021

A 1966 press junket for journalists in Yorkshire

A new service for London

30 July 2021

A nine-year-old turns on Rediffusion in 1968… and gets a surprise

The billion-dollar builders

8 January 2021

Rediffusion’s INTERTEL strand asks: what do recipients of American aid think about America in 1962?

Magnificent trio

24 December 2020

Over on our ATV site, meet the three announcers who will be working over Christmas in 1974

A member of the Transdiffusion Broadcasting System
Liverpool, Wednesday 29 June 2022