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All boxed in

Published 30 March 2024

Endless form-filling and eye-watering charges for a few seconds of Westward Diary are burying a valuable national resource

Another chance to see… regional ITV

Published 21 July 2023

What’s on ITV tonight? There was once over a dozen answers to this question

ITV in 1988: TSW

Published 23 March 2023

Inside TSW in 1988

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

How the new look will change ITV

Published 22 September 2022

The franchise results are in. What will this mean for ITV in the 1980s?

Tuning in with the winners

Published 22 September 2022

Elkan Allan looks at what convinced the IBA to pick TVS, TSW and TV-am

Gus hops to new heights

Published 15 November 2021

TSW’s biggest star goes from strength to strength

Breakfast with Anna

Published 15 October 2021

The new ITV contracts are announced, to mixed reviews from the Daily Mirror

TV’s search for new logo over

Published 29 March 2021

TSW’s new identity is coming together, thanks to 80 similar suggestions for a logo

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

Losers search for the silver lining

Published 31 May 2018

What will Thames, TVS, TSW and TV-am do next? Broadcast magazine speculates in September 1992

Victorian Television

Published 10 May 2018

The Wall Street Journal looks on aghast at the 1991 ITV franchise auction

The joker who captured a telly station

Published 29 February 2016

Daniel Farson interviews Kevin Goldstein-Jackson about the new TSW in 1981

Robert Robinson

Published 2 October 2011

A look back at the life and works of Robert Robinson, the thinking man’s thinking man.

Regionally yours

Published 23 October 2008

Joy of Six: ITV regional idents This “top six” list of regional ITV idents controversially puts TSW in the top position ahead of ATV (the heretics); TSW’s second ident in…

Ian Stirling

Published 1 August 2005

Local legend

Brandwise

Published 24 May 2004

Modernity vs those things that have always been done

Southwest blues

Published 24 May 2004

The changes of style in a small region

TSW

Published 24 May 2004

Gus Honeybun v Mad King Ludwig

Deregulation

Published 1 January 2002

Leave well enough alone, cautions James Barrington

Year zero

Published 1 January 2002

Every new ITV company has reinvented the wheel

Earthquake ’81

Published 1 September 2001

Russ J Graham sees the end of ATV Midlands

Regional rollercoaster

Published 1 September 2001

Ian Beaumont misses his region

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