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A clarification

Published 10 July 2020

It’s as easy as ABC

Lockdown 6-pack

Published 18 April 2020

Six articles to read to keep your mind alert during the lockdown

A Superb Souvenir of the Year’s Television

Published 20 March 2020

Pete Singleton travels back to 1958 to find out what was making waves in television

Stop watch man starts UTV

Published 31 October 2019

The Sunday Independent in Dublin reports on the opening of Ulster Television

From the Televault: The Avengers!

Published 2 July 2019

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

Both sides of the camera

Published 8 April 2019

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

Tonight’s ABC North… in 1966

Published 27 March 2019

Travel back to this day in 1966 to find out what’s on ABC in the North

Tonight’s ABC North… in 1966

Published 26 March 2019

Travel back to this day in 1966 to find out what’s on ABC in the North

A pretty busy girl

Published 8 March 2019

A painfully sexist 1959 profile of actress Ann Taylor

ABC’s Religious Training Scheme

Published 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

Musical break for Julie

Published 10 January 2019

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

Sentenced to death

Published 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

Published 6 November 2018

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

Tonight’s ABC Weekend TV… in 1964

Published 31 October 2018

A look at what was on ABC Weekend TV in the North on Saturday 31 October 1964

All for the love of good food

Published 19 October 2018

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

Milestones

Published 6 October 2018

Pete Singleton remembers his personal 1964

A sister to assist her in career

Published 5 October 2018

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

Designed by VOYTEK

Published 21 September 2018

Meet the designer behind ABC’s striking sets in 1960

How I grew up with ITV

Published 3 September 2018

Vic Gardiner of LWT remembers the first 25 years of ITV in 1980 – and his part in the network’s development

The girl with a good case to state

Published 24 August 2018

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

Call of the kitchen

Published 10 August 2018

The TVTimes talks to ABC’s Philip Harben about cookery in 1964

Factsheet 1966: The Independent Television Authority

Published 9 August 2018

An introduction to Independent Television in 1966

Talk of Thames

Published 30 July 2018

Celebrating 50 years of London’s Weekday ITV: Thames – a talent for television

Inside ABC’s last day

Published 28 July 2018

The ABC Midlands and North presentation schedule for 28 July 1968

Tonight’s ABC Weekend TV… in 1968

Published 28 July 2018

A look at what was on ABC in the North on Sunday 28 July 1968

Tonight’s ABC Weekend TV… in 1968

Published 27 July 2018

A look at what was on ABC in the North on Saturday 27 July 1968

Frost joins tycoons in shock ITV shake-up

Published 23 July 2018

The Daily Mirror reports on the decisions taken by the ITA in the ITV franchise round of 1967

Back in time for TV: January 1968

Published 15 July 2018

HE Cooper takes a time machine back to 15-21 January 1968 for a look at what was on the telly

Back in time for TV: 1967

Published 30 June 2018

HE Cooper takes a time machine back to 18-25 May 1967 for a look at what was on the telly

King of the talent seekers

Published 29 June 2018

The story of Hughie Green, as told by the TVTimes in 1964

John Thaw

Published 9 June 2018

A profile of the star of ABC’s ‘Redcap’ in 1966

Blackpool Night Out

Published 1 June 2018

ABC opens the new Blackpool Theatre with ‘Blackpool Night Out’ in 1964

Three year diary

Published 18 May 2018

The 1964 contract renewal won, Howard Thomas explains what ABC will be doing for the next three years

Interviewing the stars

Published 1 May 2018

John Parsons explains how he gets his interviews in the can for ABC’s Film Fanfare in 1956

Eamonn Andrews calling…

Published 27 April 2018

Look Westward magazine profiles Eamonn Andrews and previews his new Saturday night chat show in 1964

Private detective in the Public Eye

Published 5 April 2018

TVTimes introduces ABC’s new Saturday night drama series in 1965

Back in time for TV: 1960

Published 24 March 2018

HE Cooper takes a time machine back to 1960 for a look at what was on the telly

Back in time for TV: 18-24 February 1960

Published 24 March 2018

HE Cooper takes a time machine back to 18-24 February 1960 for a look at what was on the telly

Looking over the farming fence

Published 30 January 2018

⧉ Jack Hargreaves looks forward to a new series for farmers starting on ABC Weekend in 1958

Side-street Crusaders

Published 16 January 2018

⧉ Inside ‘ABC at Large’, the campaigning current affairs series, in 1962

Let’s Go… again!

Published 8 January 2018

⧉ Alpha’s Saturday sports and features programme ‘Let’s Go’ returns for a second series in 1960

It’s a race against time

Published 16 November 2017

⧉ Over on our ABC subsite, the TVTimes in 1958 looks at the rush to get Outside Broadcasts on air at Christmas

Why I created Torchy

Published 14 November 2017

Roberta Leigh explains the genesis of ABC’s new puppet show to the TVTimes in 1959

John Edmunds is too busy for romance

Published 10 November 2017

⧉ Over on our ABC site, the TVTimes interviews John Edmunds in 1957 to find out why he isn’t dating a girl

Man of property

Published 1 September 2017

⧉ Over on our subsite ABC at Large, meet Tony O’Toole, Property Master at Teddington in 1962

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