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The Optimist returns…

Published 17 May 2024

Finally available for everybody to view after years forgotten in a lock-up, a quirky Channel 4 sitcom comes to Rewind TV

Double eye for the dual region

Published 15 December 2023

What we could have won: ATV’s application for the Midlands ITV contract in 1980

Jon Pertwee – Warts and all

Published 9 December 2023

The 70-year-old actor talks to TVTimes about the character he has lived and loves

William the Conqueror

Published 14 September 2023

The producer who became a quiz show host

Doing numbers

Published 4 August 2023

It’s all relative when it comes to the value of an ITV contract

The most switched on village in Britain

Published 24 July 2023

A hi-tech TV experiment creates a village in Lancashire with an amazing choice of 30 TV channels

Backroom poise keeps the news team ahead

Published 17 July 2023

A day in the life of Peter Sissons and the Channel Four News team

What does the future hold for archive television?

Published 9 June 2023

As demand for more and more content grows, archive TV is getting harder to find

Whatever happened to the Channel 4 archive?

Published 14 April 2023

A scandal at Channel 4: decades of programmes lost, forgotten, trapped in rights hell… and nobody cares

Did you see… 1984

Published 8 April 2023

The pick of the day’s television today in 1984

TV Wizardry – In and Out of the Studios

Published 6 February 2023

New technology sweeps ITV, with ENG, computer editing and ½-inch tape at the fore

The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Published 26 December 2022

A comprehensive record of television and radio schedules during Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral on Monday 19 September 2022

The Authority’s Plans for Channel Four

Published 2 November 2022

Inside the 20-year battle for a fourth channel

New Initiatives on Channel 4

Published 2 November 2022

There’s always something new and different on Channel 4

Happy (first) birthday, Channel 4!

Published 2 November 2022

A trade advertisement from ITV

Channel Four News

Published 2 November 2022

The country’s newest, and most innovative, news programme

Film on Four

Published 2 November 2022

Channel 4’s first two years have seen an explosion in British filmmaking

Treasure Hunt – an adventure entertainment

Published 18 July 2022

Even harder than it looks: the technological challenge of Channel 4’s Treasure Hunt

In tune with Channel 4

Published 4 July 2022

The Channel 4 main transmitter network is complete, but there’s more to do

Computers in TV presentation

Published 13 June 2022

Channel 4 have designed and built a computer to ensure split-second timing

Going underground

Published 4 April 2022

A trip to the ITN archives – deep under Goodge Street in London

Welcome to the exciting world of ONdigital

Published 18 February 2022

Welcome to the future and your new ONdigital digibox

ITN launches its early-morning news service

Published 13 December 2021

A new programme and a new role for ITN as breakfast television launches on Channel 4

The birth of a channel

Published 2 August 2021

The first brand new national TV channel in almost 20 years has arrived

The Great TV War: a TV ‘Light’ could save the BBC

Published 5 January 2021

BBCtv is dying in 1958 and here’s how to save it

Blueprint for channel 4

Published 2 September 2020

What does Channel 4 hold for the viewer when it launches in 2 years?

Building for Channel 4

Published 29 July 2020

A gallery of photos from the construction of the Beacon Hill Channel 4 extension in the early 1980s

Back in time for TV: 1983

Published 20 April 2020

H E Cooper takes her time machine back to 1983 to find out what was on the telly…

Tonight’s Anglia and Channel 4… in 1988

Published 5 September 2018

A look at what was on in the East of England on Monday 5 September 1988

Tonight’s Granada and Channel 4… in 1985

Published 25 July 2018

A look at what was on Granada and Channel 4 on Thursday 25 July 1985

Tonight’s TVS and Channel 4… in 1990

Published 11 July 2018

A look at what was on TVS in the south and south east and Channel 4 on Wednesday 11 July 1990

Tonight’s HTV and Channel 4… in 1990

Published 19 June 2018

A look at what was on HTV in Wales and the West and Channel 4 on Tuesday 19 June 1990

Tonight’s Thames Television and Channel 4… in 1985

Published 12 June 2018

A look at what was on Thames in London and Channel 4 on Wednesday 12 June 1985

Tonight’s Thames/LWT and Channel 4… in 1986

Published 2 May 2018

A look at what was on Thames, London Weekend and Channel Four on Friday 2 May 1986

Tonight’s HTV and Channel 4… in 1989

Published 28 February 2018

A look at what was on HTV West & Wales and Channel Four on Tuesday 28 February 1989

Christmas Day on Thames, LWT and Channel 4… in 1987

Published 24 December 2017

A look at what was on Thames Television, London Weekend and Channel Four on Christmas Day 1987

Christmas Day on television… in 1997

Published 24 December 2017

A look at what was on television on Christmas Day 1997

Christmas Day on television… in 2007

Published 24 December 2017

A look at what was on television on Christmas Day 2007

Get into view with new channel

Published 24 October 2017

Channel 4 is coming, so please help your elderly neighbours tune in

Tonight’s HTV and Channel 4… in 1988

Published 13 September 2017

A look at what was on HTV and Channel 4 on Tuesday 13 September 1988

► Sianel 4

Published 19 May 2017

A documentary from 13 October 1982 discusses how S4C came to be

Tonight’s Central and Channel 4… in 1985

Published 4 May 2017

A look at what was on Central Independent Television and C4 on Saturday 4 May 1985

Tonight’s Anglia and C4… in 1988

Published 1 March 2017

A look at what was on Anglia and Channel 4 on Tuesday 1 March 1988

✎ 18 years of Queer as Folk

Published 23 February 2017

The anniversary of a groundbreaking drama series

Tonight’s TV… in 1999

Published 16 November 2016

A look at what was on television on Tuesday 16 November 1999

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