To the North

10 May 2021

A twisty tale of how to get two- and three-way networking established for ITV in the 1950s

Where is Central Television?

5 April 2021

A local newspaper takes issue with the new Central Independent Television in the East Midlands

Hopes of Yorkshire television

8 February 2021

No, not that Yorkshire Television. This is the first television for Yorkshire, the BBC, which could be on air by 1950

Mendip mast opening – full colour plan

3 February 2021

Get ready for something new: HTV West is about to launch with local programmes for local people

Television for local communities

18 January 2021

Border Television’s managing director on his station’s place in the world

Television Phenomena

21 October 2020

10-3, 10-3, you’re ruining our television reception

Yes, commercial T.V. is here

22 September 2020

Commercial television launches in London tonight – but how will that affect the people of Banbury?

Colour TV from Aberdeen today marks decade of Grampian viewing

24 July 2020

Ten years of Grampian are celebrated by them going into colour in 1971

How ITV Was Received on Merseyside

4 July 2019

The Liverpool Echo reviews Granada’s first night on air in 1956… and finds that the picture is terrible

A rationalised ITV structure

27 May 2019

The Daily Telegraph has a plan for ITV in 1971: tear it up and start again. It’s nonsense and we’ll tell you why

BBC-2 transmitting stations

27 March 2018

BBC-2 transmitters in service and planned in 1968

A Solid Step Forward

12 March 2018

A look at how IBA transmitters were going solid-state in 1975

How to receive BBC-2

22 May 2017

BBC-2 is on its way to the north of England. This 1965 leaflet tells you all you need to know about receiving it

The miracle of Eurovision

13 May 2017

The story of the Eurovision Network, told from the point of view of 1961

Television Comes to the Centre of England

17 December 2016

The Radio Times explains the technical achievements in building the Sutton Coldfield transmitter in 1949

I found my thrill on Beulah Hill

22 September 2015

Reaching for the service area


22 September 2015

The physical networking arrangements of early ITV

One service, two areas, three audiences

12 January 2015

The trials of covering Wales and the west of England

Television comes to the Midlands

10 December 2014

Television arrives in the Midlands in 1949

Five into four won’t go

3 November 2014

Transmitter problems for Yorkshire, Tyne Tees and Anglia

The wool and the scouse

18 August 2014

In 1980, the Daily Telegraph reports on a challenger for Granada

That’s except for viewers in the midlands

28 July 2014

Regional variations apply to Monty Python’s Flying Circus in 1971

ATV Today – a Midland Montage

11 May 2008

The regional story

Eastern Promise

26 June 2006

Anglia was never the region it seemed

Up on Emley Moor…

1 December 2005

Former ITA Engineer David Lee’s story of the fateful day in 1969

Treading water

1 October 2005

After 46 years, does Ulster Television know where it’s going?

Looking North in ’85

1 December 2004

BBC North East two decades ago

Border Country

1 November 2004

Broadcasting in Cumbria

Roll out the barrel

1 January 2003

The notable ITV starts and closes

The List

1 January 2003

All the stations, all the times

VHF off

1 September 2001

The joys of 405-line television

ITV 1957

1 September 2001

Covering just 4 regions

ITV 1977

1 September 2001



1 September 2001

The ITA decides how ITV will be

First Reports

1 August 2001

Television comes to the BBC


1 August 2001

Stealing television

A member of the Transdiffusion Broadcasting System
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