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A very remarkable man

Published 27 July 2022

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

Fourth floor says… Why we cannot have more TV programmes at present

Published 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’

Published 3 May 2022

A word from Associated-Rediffusion management in 1960: how Studio 5 at Wembley is coming along

Fourth floor says… ‘Come and Talk’

Published 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

Published 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?

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 15 March 2022

A word from Associated-Rediffusion management in 1958: how we make sure our adverts are good adverts

Floor four says… Balance

Published 8 March 2022

A word from Associated-Rediffusion management in 1958: how to mix levity with depth

Floor four says… How many programmes?

Published 1 March 2022

A word from Associated-Rediffusion management in 1958: we don’t want an ITV-2 or a BBC-2

Join the Club

Published 28 February 2022

How the simple art of TV continuity and a decorative graphic were instrumental in my learning the alphabet and telling the time

Associated-Rediffusion’s new studio

Published 16 February 2022

Studio 5 at Wembley has been designed. A-R’s chief engineer takes us around the plans

INDEPENDENT TELEVISION: Present and Future Policy on Development

Published 14 February 2022

A gallop through how ITV got to opening day and what’s next for the new network

Television in 1984

Published 9 February 2022

What will television look like in 1984? The programme makers of 1958 try to find out

What is TV good taste?

Published 2 February 2022

Is it possible to define “good TV”?

Features: a matter of opinion

Published 5 January 2022

Associated-Rediffusion asks its producers what makes a ‘feature’ in 1960

The future of television: What next?

Published 26 December 2021

Part Five: Keith Waterhouse of the Daily Mirror looks into the future of British television

The future of television: Who owns television?

Published 25 December 2021

Part Three: Keith Waterhouse of the Daily Mirror looks into the future of British television

Stars and wipes

Published 10 November 2021

A series of Associated-Rediffusion video dramas make their way on to ABC in the United States

How it works… telecine

Published 13 October 2021

How film gets on to Rediffusion viewers’ television screens

Beatles big TV scoop!

Published 29 September 2021

The Beatles are back in the UK in 1964… and back on ABC’s Big Night Out!

The Story of Independent TV

Published 22 September 2021

Behind the scenes of that new ‘Independent Television’ you’ve heard so much about

Another chance to see… Take Your Pick

Published 2 September 2021

One of the two quintessential ITV quiz shows

In association with…

Published 7 June 2021

Competition or cooperation? In May 1956 it’s still not clear which will be ITV’s main thrust

To the North

Published 10 May 2021

A twisty tale of how to get two- and three-way networking established for ITV in the 1950s

ITV puts its announcers in the picture

Published 13 January 2021

A change in policy at A-R and ATV as they bring their announcers into view

The billion-dollar builders

Published 8 January 2021

Rediffusion’s INTERTEL strand asks: what do recipients of American aid think about America in 1962?

The Year in Commercial Television

Published 7 December 2020

1958 approaches… has the corner turned for ITV?

Yes, commercial T.V. is here

Published 22 September 2020

Commercial television launches in London tonight – but how will that affect the people of Banbury?

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

Track in on… Guy Bloomer …White Sea to Wembley

Published 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

Published 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

Track in on… Len Fraser, Prop and Mainstay

Published 18 April 2019

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

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

Published 11 April 2019

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

Track in on… Pam Elliott who made up her mind

Published 4 April 2019

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

Track in on… Albert Short for general post

Published 21 March 2019

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

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

Published 14 March 2019

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

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

Published 7 March 2019

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

Sentenced to death

Published 8 January 2019

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

ACTT members visit East Germany

Published 12 November 2018

Four members of the ACTT union go on a trip to East Germany in 1960 and like what they find

Voices off guide the casting director

Published 26 October 2018

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

‘Air hostesses’ – new style

Published 17 October 2018

Meet Muriel Young and Daphne Anderson, announcers for Associated-Rediffusion and ABC (aka ATV) in 1955

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Liverpool, Saturday 13 August 2022