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ITV in 1988: London Weekend

Published 2 March 2023

Inside LWT in 1988

Dickie Davies 1933–2023

Published 19 February 2023

An article from 1982 about World of Sport, as presented by the late Dickie Davies

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 Sporting Week – Behind the Scenes

Published 18 April 2022

World of Sport airs every Saturday on ITV – but work on the programme begins on Tuesday

Back in time for TV: 1974

Published 8 May 2019

H E Cooper takes her time machine back to 1974 to find out what was on the telly…

Shotgun wedding

Published 18 June 2018

Has the IBA managed to bring peace to the Westward board room? And even if so, will they force Westward to merge with a rival bidder? Peter Fiddick of The Guardian speculates in October 1980

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 Thames and LWT… in 1985

Published 19 July 2017

A look at what was on Thames and LWT on Friday 19 July 1985

► Exit ATV, pursued by LWT

Published 1 December 2016

Audio of David Frost introducing the new London Weekend before Trevor Lucas takes ATV London off air for the final ever time

Tonight’s LWT and Channel 4… in 1990

Published 30 June 2016

A look at what was on LWT and C4 on Saturday 30 June 1990

Tonight’s LWT… in 1981

Published 14 March 2016

A look at what was on LWT on Saturday 14 March 1981

Tonight’s LWT… in 1981

Published 14 November 2015

A look at what was on London Weekend on Saturday 14 November 1981


Published 24 August 2015

The cuckoo in the nest re-invents the daily start up

Hello and goodbye

Published 8 December 2014

ABC, ATV London and Rediffusion bow out; Thames, LWT and Yorkshire come in

New logo for London Weekend

Published 18 September 2014

London Weekend relaunches in 1970

Tonight’s Thames/LWT… in 1971

Published 3 September 2014

What was on Thames and LWT on Friday 3 September 1971

Take that, Thames

Published 24 July 2014

LWT tries to strike back

Back-door privatization?

Published 8 April 2008

Selling off bits of Beeb

Michael Grade

Published 15 May 2007

Popular media mogul – UPDATED


Published 1 February 2006

The London Television Consortium had a hard lesson to learn

The ITV Top 10: 8 – London Weekend

Published 3 September 2005

Got there in the end

Who killed the continuity announcers?

Published 24 May 2004

We ask the question


Published 24 May 2004

Modernity vs those things that have always been done


Published 24 May 2004

Unwanted brilliance

London’s news

Published 1 January 2004

No more London News Network.

No more till Monday

Published 1 February 2003

Who knew that Saturday and Sunday had television?

Say hello, wave goodbye

Published 1 February 2003

James Barrington is shocked at the end of LWT

Last Days

Published 1 February 2003

An insiders view of the end of LWT

It’s time the tale were told

Published 1 December 2002

How two Transdiffusion contributors made LWT’s last day

An LWT Diary

Published 1 December 2002

Getting up early for the last day of LWT

A new start

Published 1 December 2002

An independent view of LWT’s last day

Watching London

Published 1 November 2002

David Brockman watches the fall, rise and fall of LWT

Branding Sacred Cows

Published 1 July 2002

How ITV1 was always going to be an error

Crisis weekend television

Published 1 September 2001

Dafydd Hancock sees LWT fall at the first hurdle

Murdoch to the rescue

Published 1 September 2001

Murdoch is better than Granada, argues Dafydd Hancock

Murdoch to the rescue

Published 14 June 2001

Media moguls

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