Elsewhere on TBS

Track in on… Des McCormack looking after P——!

11 April 2019

Peter Ling visits the first floor office of property master Des McCormack in 1959

Both sides of the camera

8 April 2019

Our new subsite goes behind the cameras at ABC in Didsbury, Aston and Teddington in 1960

Track in on… Pam Elliott who made up her mind

4 April 2019

Peter Ling watches Pam Elliott wield a panstick for Rediffusion in 1958

Track in on… Albert Short for general post

21 March 2019

Peter Ling pops up to the second floor to meet Albert Short, head of the post room

Music in the night

18 March 2019

Our new microsite takes you behind the scenes of Radio Luxembourg in 1965: from the staff to the adverts, from how to buy airtime to how to visit… and packed with audio clips recorded by Transdiffusion at the time!

Track in, as… Tony Hulley steps on to the floor

14 March 2019

Peter Ling goes down on to the studio floor to meet FM Tony Hulley in 1958

A pretty busy girl

8 March 2019

A painfully sexist 1959 profile of actress Ann Taylor

Track in on… Betty Bowes, the dark lady of the tonics

7 March 2019

Peter Ling pays a visit to the Rediffusion Club and talks to bartender Betty Bowes in 1958

Gay News: Issue 18

1 March 2019

Read issue 18 of the UK’s pioneering LGBT+ newspaper Gay News from March 1973, fully digitised and free

ABC’s Religious Training Scheme

4 February 2019

All television production requires training, especially when it’s amateurs in front of the camera. In 1959, ABC Weekend set out to teach the vicars, priests and bishops of Britain how to work in TV

Back in time for TV: BBC-2

23 January 2019

Han Cooper takes her time machine back to 1964 to watch the output of the brand new BBC-2

How wrestling can get a hold on you

11 January 2019

ATV’s new wrestling sitcom ‘The Losers’ gives the TVTimes an excuse to look behind the world of professional wrestling in 1978

Musical break for Julie

10 January 2019

Meet the co-host of ABC’s The Sunday Break in 1959: starlet Julie Stevens

Sentenced to death

8 January 2019

Rediffusion’s chairman tears the ITA to shreds in his final address to shareholders in December 1967

Tempo: the impact of television on the arts

6 November 2018

Angus Wilson reviews the contribution made to the arts by ABC Weekend TV’s ‘Tempo’ in 1964

It’s Crossroads’ 3,000th Birthday

2 November 2018

The TVTimes celebrates 3,000 years of ‘Crossroads’ in 1978 in a – frankly bonkers and baffling – celebratory article ‘written’ by ‘Meg Mortimer’

Newsletter – 29 January 1971

30 October 2018

The goings on inside Thames in January 1971

Voices off guide the casting director

26 October 2018

The TVTimes finds the secrets of Associated-Rediffusion’s casting director Weston Drury in 1956

Receiving the Home, Light and Third

22 October 2018

Hints on receiving the Home Service, Light and Third Programmes from BBC Engineering in 1951

All for the love of good food

19 October 2018

Philip Harben introduces his new cookery show – The Grammar of Cookery – in 1964, part of ABC’s Headway adult education service

Far from routine

16 October 2018

A random day at Thames in 1970… planned to the very second

Broadcasting in the West

8 October 2018

It’s 1949 and regional radio from the BBC Home Service is at its height. Our new special site reprints a BBC West of England booklet going behind the scenes of radio in the west and south west


6 October 2018

Pete Singleton remembers his personal 1964

A sister to assist her in career

5 October 2018

Introducing Dinah Lee and Jane Taylor, playing sisters in ABC new serial ‘My Sister and I’ in 1956

Newsletter – 22 October 1971

2 October 2018

The goings on inside Thames in October 1971

Brainwashes whiter

30 September 2018

Kif Bowden-Smith is driven slowly mad by musical jingles

Tele marks of 1966

28 September 2018

Fusion magazine looks back over an eventful year for Rediffusion

Designed by VOYTEK

21 September 2018

Meet the designer behind ABC’s striking sets in 1960

Curse of the Mummy

18 September 2018

The Thames staff newsletter goes behind the scenes of an episode of ‘Mystery and Imagination’ in September 1969

Saturday 12 September 1964 on Southern

12 September 2018

In depth into Southern Television’s schedule for Saturday 12 September 1964

The show that left me speechless

11 September 2018

Your TVTimes correspondent in 1964 is frankly baffled by ‘Don’t Say a Word’

Friday 11 September 1964 on Southern

11 September 2018

In depth into Southern Television’s schedule for Friday 11 September 1964

Thursday 10 September 1964 on Southern

10 September 2018

In depth into Southern Television’s schedule for Thursday 10 September 1964

Wednesday 9 September 1964 on Southern

9 September 2018

In depth into Southern Television’s schedule for Wednesday 9 September 1964

Tuesday 8 September 1964 on Southern

8 September 2018

In depth into Southern Television’s schedule for Tuesday 8 September 1964

Monday 7 September 1964 on Southern

7 September 2018

In depth into Southern Television’s schedule for Monday 7 September 1964

1964 and all that

6 September 2018

A personal look back at 1964 from David Heathcote

The Big L Club

6 September 2018

The latest news from the Wonderful Radio London Big L Club

Sunday 6 September 1964 on Southern

6 September 2018

In depth into Southern Television’s schedule for Sunday 6 September 1964

1964 adverts

6 September 2018

Take a trip back to how capitalism worked in 1964

A week in September 1964 on Southern

5 September 2018

An introduction to our analysis of a week on Southern Television in our new subsite Zenith

So You Want to Work in Television…

4 September 2018

Thames provides a quick guide to what they can do for trainees wanting to enter television in 1977


31 August 2018

Tony Hancock’s new series for ATV premieres in 1963

That was the decade that was

28 August 2018

James Green of the London Evening News looks back at a decade (and slightly more) of Rediffusion and ITV in 1967

The girl with a good case to state

24 August 2018

TVTimes talks to Janice Willett, producer of ABC’s State Your Case, in 1957

A member of the Transdiffusion Broadcasting System
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