Elsewhere on TBS

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

The new look

11 December 2020

Over on our refurbished Thames site, the Reading Evening Post looks in to what exciting programmes the new Thames Television will be offering us in 1968

18 January 1964 on ABC Weekend TV

26 November 2020

Over on our revamped Zenith site, a deep dive into a typical ABC Saturday in 1964

12 January 1964 on ABC Weekend TV

19 November 2020

Over on our revamped Zenith site, a deep dive into a typical ABC Sunday in 1964

Watch carefully – it’s TV’s big night

12 November 2020

Blair Thomson surveys the prospects of ATV-viewing after the 1968 regional reorganisation

JOHN EDMUNDS tells you: What it is like to be A TELEVISION ANNOUNCER

5 November 2020

How does an ABC announcer cope with the fans, the long hours and… toothache?

What is the future of ASSOCIATED-REDIFFUSION?

29 October 2020

John Spencer Wills tells Rediffusion shareholders about the ups and downs of the financial year 1960-1

Curtain up to-night on Midland ITV

16 October 2020

Over on our site about Alpha, the joint studios of ABC and ATV in Birmingham, it’s launch night for ITV in the Midlands

The Avengers

10 September 2020

We’ve lost Dame Diana Rigg, best known to us as Mrs Peel in ABC’s The Avengers. Patrick Macnee and Ian Hendry tell the story of the series in our special website from 1976

Regional Railways Identity Management

23 June 2020

The 1992 rebranding of British Rail’s Regional Railways is explained by our sister site Retropia

INTERTEL: the International Television Federation

28 May 2020

Our fantastic huge new site all about INTERTEL, the documentary series made by Rediffusion, NET, Group W, the ABC and the CBC between 1960 and 1968 has arrived

This is the European Broadcasting Union… in 1962

16 May 2020

An in-depth examination of just what the EBU does for us all in 1962

Introducing Radio Caroline

21 April 2020

Ronan O’Rahilly has died at 79. In tribute, here’s our Radio Caroline microsite

Introducing the folk who live in Weavers Green

28 October 2019

From the vaults: over on Transdiffusion’s my1960s.com, the TVTimes introduces us to the cast of the new ITV soap opera Weavers Green in 1966

From the Televault: TWW’s unique top floor

1 October 2019

What goes on high above us all at TWW’s studios?

From the Televault: Rediffusion studios tour

3 September 2019

We’re on our way to Wembley… and to Television House in Kingsway

From the Televault: Harlech accepting the challenge

6 August 2019

Accepting the challenge: Harlech rate themselves after a year on air

Welcome to Thames Television

30 July 2019

First published a year ago, listen to Thames Television’s inaugural luncheon on their first day of broadcasting on 30 July 1968

Tonight’s Rediffusion… in 1968

29 July 2019

From a year ago: a look at what was on Rediffusion in London on Monday 29 July 1968

Crossroads: special souvenir website

15 July 2019

Celebrate 3,000 years of Crossroads with our special souvenir website from 1978

From the Televault: The Avengers!

2 July 2019

Join us for a look back at The Avengers and The New Avengers, plus the autobiography of Patrick Macnee

Highlights of 1967

1 July 2019

Rediffusion London picks the 12 best programmes of 1967, including the Seven Deadly Virtues, The Gamblers, Betjeman’s London and Lady Windermere’s Fan…

TWW & WWN archives

19 June 2019

For researchers: source documents relating to TWW and Teledu Cymru from the Transdiffusion archives

Highlights of 1966

17 June 2019

Rediffusion London picks the 12 best programmes of 1966, with stars such as David Frost, Bernard Levin, Ian Hendry, Joe Orton and James Mason…

ATV Centre: bringing colour to life in the Midlands

3 June 2019

The Birmingham Post celebrates the opening of the new ATV Centre in 1970 with a special pull-out supplement, digitised by us for you

Forecast for colour

24 May 2019

Colour is coming, and the February 1969 Thames staff magazine asks four department heads what they’re doing to get ready

ITA Colour is coming!

20 May 2019

Colour… UHF… 625… Duplication… What the viewer needs to know in 1969

Euston – a bird’s eye view

16 May 2019

The new Thames Television studios are about to start rising on the Euston Road in February 1969

News at 9.00 – news at 10.00?

7 May 2019

Barry Norman in The Times criticises News at Ten in 1971. Thames bites back immediately


6 May 2019

A Transdiffusion exclusive: read the Independent Television Authority’s in-depth plans for ITV-2 in 1971

Track in on… Guy Bloomer …White Sea to Wembley

2 May 2019

Peter Ling travels to Wembley to meet Guy Bloomer, deputy manager of the studios in 1959

Track in on… Vyvienne Moynihan …Who Manages to Laugh

25 April 2019

Peter Ling goes to Room 518 on the fifth floor to visit the manager of the drama department Vyvienne Moynihan in 1959

Who does what in ITV?

22 April 2019

The Independent Broadcasting Authority explains who does what in ITV in this booklet from 1973

Track in on… Len Fraser, Prop and Mainstay

18 April 2019

Peter Ling pops to Wembley to talk to Len Fraser in the Property Store in 1959

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