Elsewhere on TBS

David Nixon

4 October 2022

Meet the magical star of What’s My Line?

Decadent and trashy – Is this YOUR view of Riviera Police

28 September 2022

There’s only one thing worse than the thighs and boobs in Rediffusion’s Riviera Police – and that’s when there aren’t any, writes Milton Shulman

Avis Scott

27 September 2022

Meet BBCtv announcer Avis Scott

The State Funeral of Sir Winston Churchill on Independent Television

18 September 2022

A pictorial guide to the funeral of the former prime minister, from the people behind ‘Fusion’, the house magazine of Rediffusion London

Hail the B.B.C. – It’s the most prolific comedy factory in the world

14 September 2022

Milton Shulman prefers BBC comedy to ITV comedy… sometimes

Channel TV at 60

1 September 2022

A new subsite with archives from Channel Television

Some of the things Burke (of Burke’s Law) can teach Sherlock Holmes

31 August 2022

Milton Shulman compares Sherlock Homes, Public Eye and Burke’s Law

Five pop shows on television to every two where they talk about politics

17 August 2022

Milton Shulman wants less Ready Steady Go! and more Panorama

What a pity Mr. Jonathan Miller should lose his nerve

3 August 2022

Milton Shulman vents his spleen at arts programming in general and Jonathan Miller in particular

A very remarkable man

27 July 2022

Remembering Captain Thomas Marcus Brownrigg OBE, CBE, DSO, RN (Rtd), IDC

Just for a change why doesn’t Panorama etc get out of the rut?

20 July 2022

TV critic Milton Shulman turns his withering eye on current affairs programming

Opportunity Knocks for Brenda Marsh

13 July 2022

The paperwork behind bringing one person on to Opportunity Knocks

All these talk programmes – they’re getting worse

6 July 2022

Milton Shulman rages over the quality of TV chat

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

A member of the Transdiffusion Broadcasting System
Liverpool, Tuesday 4 October 2022