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BBC-2 press review

Published 20 April 2024

Five regional newspapers cover the (not quite) launch of BBC-2

Tonight’s BBC-2… in 1964

Published 20 April 2024

A look at what wasn’t on BBC-2 on Monday 20 April 1964

His Job is – Good Pictures

Published 18 March 2024

TV’s Jasmine Bligh talks to the man in charge of getting good pictures out of Lime Grove in 1954

B.B.C. Television comes of age

Published 2 November 2023

21 years from the official start of the BBC Television Service, the Earls Court Radio Show looks at how the BBC are celebrating at the exhibition

High Definition Television – A British Achievement

Published 20 October 2023

There’s a lot for the British to be proud of when it comes to TV

How television works

Published 8 September 2023

This new ‘television’ idea is getting popular, but how does it work?

Colour TV: This is how it will look when it comes

Published 10 July 2023

Back to mechanical television as a way of bringing colour into your home

Distance No Object

Published 15 May 2023

The trials of getting television pictures from far away outside broadcasts back to the studio

Plans for the coronation broadcast

Published 6 May 2023

How the BBC will cover the coronation of George VI

Presenting BILL WARD in his sensational production JUGGLING with the STARS

Published 20 March 2023

Meet the man behind the BBC Television Service’s most memorable live shows

Broadcasting in Britain: The Ascendancy of Television

Published 23 December 2022

Part five of a brief technical history of broadcasting in Britain

Broadcasting in Britain: War-time Broadcasting

Published 16 December 2022

Part four of a brief technical history of broadcasting in Britain

Announcers’ Suite

Published 5 December 2022

The presentation control room and the announcers move from Ally Pally to Lime Grove

Broadcasting in Britain: The Coming of Television

Published 2 December 2022

Part two of a brief technical history of broadcasting in Britain

Pictures from 60 BBC years

Published 14 November 2022

The BBC celebrates 60 years with a round-up of important dates and photographs

Demonstration of Colour Television to Members of Parliament

Published 22 July 2022

The BBC tests NTSC colour on 405-lines for the benefit of MPs

A New Vision

Published 2 November 2021

Leslie Mitchell remembers the run-up to the launch of the BBC Television Service

Television Phenomena

Published 21 October 2020

10-3, 10-3, you’re ruining our television reception

Progress in television

Published 25 September 2020

The BBC brings us up to speed on recent developments in television in 1961

Television apparatus

Published 31 July 2020

Television is coming soon and, the Nottingham Journal decides, the Baird system is the one to bet on

“Sound On; Vision On”

Published 15 June 2017

By-ways of the BBC: exploring Ally Pally in 1938 [9/9]

When I was in – at the start of TV

Published 10 November 2016

Commander A B Campbell tells the tale of his first appearance on TV

Television returns in 1946

Published 3 October 2016

The BBC Yearbook for 1947 tells us how television returned in June 1946

Celebrating 75 Years of BBC Television

Published 9 November 2011

The 75th Anniversary of the launch of the BBC Television Service from Alexandra Palace was commemorated by a small party at AP on Wednesday 2 November, 2011. Richard Elen was there to describe the scene.

The edit that rewrote history

Published 31 October 2005

Exploding the myth of TV’s 1939 closedown

The fools return to the hill

Published 18 March 2004

The politics behind television’s post-war return

The London Television Station

Published 9 July 2003

Take a tour of Alexandra Palace

The opening of the BBC Television Service

Published 3 July 2003

The BBC Television Service opens – twice

The fools on the hill

Published 13 March 2003

The BBC embraces television – and a new service is born

The Fools On The Hill Return

Published 1 January 2002

Kif Bowden-Smith on the politics behind the return of TV in 1946

First Reports

Published 1 August 2001

Television comes to the BBC

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