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The last of Richard Baker’s summer wine

Published 8 July 2022

As Richard Baker retires from newsreading in 1982, Ariel looks back at his BBC career

Meet the Empire Announcers

Published 21 April 2022

With the outbreak of war, the BBC Empire Service announcers move from anonymity to the impersonation-avoiding limelight

The Story of ANNOUNCERS and ANNOUNCING over Thirty Years

Published 4 March 2022

Photographs and short biographies of fifty BBC announcers and news-readers

BBC-2 opens

Published 20 August 2021

It’s (almost) here! Get ready for the launch of BBC-2

Please read the news a little slower

Published 5 July 2021

In France they’re chasing announcers down the street asking for their hand in marriage. In Britain? Not quite.

A member of the Transdiffusion Broadcasting System
Liverpool, Saturday 13 August 2022