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Westward publicity photographs

Published 23 April 2024

Four images from Westward in 1978

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

The Authority’s Stations: South-West England

Published 6 July 2023

ITV transmitters in 1962: the west country

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

ITV: the Programmes and the Companies

Published 27 September 2021

The ITA gives us a quick look at how ITV is organised in 1966

ITV’s Regional Strength

Published 9 October 2020

What makes ITV worth watching is regional programmes from your local station, says the IBA in 1976

A TV Tycoon Replies

Published 6 June 2020

A splendid 1972 rant from Westward’s Peter Cadbury on who should pay for ITV-2

Shoestring splendours

Published 2 April 2019

In 1969 Ted Willis told the House of Lords it was time for ITV to consolidate. Did a trip to the Westward and Scottish studios change his mind?

Tonight’s ABC North… in 1966

Published 27 March 2019

Travel back to this day in 1966 to find out what’s on ABC in the North

Factsheet 1966: The Independent Television Authority

Published 9 August 2018

An introduction to Independent Television in 1966

Frost joins tycoons in shock ITV shake-up

Published 23 July 2018

The Daily Mirror reports on the decisions taken by the ITA in the ITV franchise round of 1967

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

Big beat – West Country style

Published 12 April 2018

Can Westward discover the next group to follow in the footsteps of The Beatles in 1964?

Tonight’s Westward TV… in 1964

Published 4 October 2017

A look at what was on Westward on Sunday 4 October 1964

CITV 1963

Published 19 June 2017

A look at what children were watching on ITV in 1963

Meet the TV-land favourites

Published 22 December 2016

Look Westward looks into the best TV cash-ins for Christmas 1964

Westward Region

Published 15 December 2016

British Railways helps launch the new Westward Television in 1961

Tonight’s Westward TV… in 1964

Published 26 August 2016

A look at what was on Westward on Wednesday 26 August 1964

Tonight’s Thames, Southern, Anglia, Westward and Harlech… in 1969

Published 28 April 2016

A printers’ strike gives us the opportunity of comparing what was on ITV on Monday 28 April 1969

Westward progress

Published 20 July 2015

Practical Television in March 1962 looks in-depth at Westward’s almost-complete studio complex

One service, two areas, three audiences

Published 12 January 2015

The trials of covering Wales and the west of England

Stirred but not shaken

Published 28 December 2014

The Observer in 1980 has an exclusive on what would happen in the next franchise round

Video: Covering the West

Published 13 September 2014

From the sales department of Westward Television

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…

The thrill has gone

Published 2 December 2006

A rant about modern broadcasting

How to save ITV

Published 30 September 2005

“The People’s Channel” is off-course and heading downstream to disaster, says Glenn Aylett

Memories of ITV

Published 3 September 2005

Richard Wyn Jones grew up with ITV in Wales… and loved every minute of it

The ITV Top 10: 6 – Westward

Published 3 September 2005

A suspicion of greatness

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

Indepth on Westward Television

Published 24 May 2004

The Golden Hind

Westward

Published 24 May 2004

Plain sailing

Big Brother’s Bigger Brother

Published 7 October 2003

Russ J Graham on those who have been kicked out of ITV

Regional Flavours

Published 1 January 2003

Folk medleys defined many aspects of start-up music, says Richard Elen

Hello, Goodbye

Published 1 January 2002

Ian Beaumont waves goodbye to Westward

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

Once upon a Westward

Published 1 September 2001

Dave Jeffrey pines for the forgotten galleon

Brand X

Published 1 August 2001

Ian Beaumont on branding old and new

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