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From a novelty to part of the British way of life

Published 14 November 2022

The chairman of the BBC looks back at 60 years of broadcasting

Is BBC-1 too popular?

Published 16 September 2022

The BBC is already making and showing in peak time the programmes you complain they don’t do, says Paul Fox

Providing a comprehensive BBC service for the whole nation

Published 12 August 2022

In the Public Interest 1/6: Charles Curran on the BBC’s costs

Birmingham’s local millstone

Published 19 November 2018

Is Pebble Mill a white elephant? It has been, but that might be about to change says the Daily Telegraph in 1972

Mortified

Published 19 January 2009

“Here comes counsel for the picaninny.” You wouldn’t get away with such language today. Not even a public servant – and even the most obnoxious guard of the cells below…

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Liverpool, Friday 9 December 2022