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Articles about Workers’ Playtime

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

Pictures from 60 BBC years

Published 14 November 2022

The BBC celebrates 60 years with a round-up of important dates and photographs

The New Pattern of Sound Broadcasting

Published 30 September 2022

After 10 years, the BBC’s radio networks have started to drift. Here’s how they’re going to be put back on track

BBC at War – part 2: The Home Front

Published 25 March 2022

The BBC serves the Home Front – from replacing bombed-out schools to playing music while you work

Morecambe and Wise

Published 29 May 2018

Meet the stars of ATV’s hit comedy sketch show in 1962

A Day In The Life… Sort Of

Published 16 January 2011

Radio 1’s oldest listener looks back on a life tuning in to the wireless.

A member of the Transdiffusion Broadcasting System
Liverpool, Sunday 4 December 2022