People

Introducing… Mike Neville

6 September 2017

Republished upon his death on 6 September 2017 aged 80: The Radio Times in 1968 speaks to ‘Look North’ presenter Mike Neville

Timothy’s years between

29 August 2017

Granada and the TVTimes in 1960 look at what became of the baby from A Diary for Timothy

John Lord – television teacher No. 1

18 July 2017

Meet television’s first on-screen teacher, appearing on our screens in 1957

Iris Jones

29 June 2017

An interview from 2001 with Teledu Cymru continuity announcer and actress Iris Jones, republished upon her death on 29 June 2017

Introducing… Eddie Waring

2 May 2017

The Radio Times in 1968 speaks to Rugby League commentator Eddie Waring

Meet Mr Pastry

1 May 2017

A 1955 interview with Richard Hearne, once one of Britain’s biggest TV stars and now all but forgotten

Introducing… Bill Grundy

25 April 2017

The Radio Times in 1969 speaks to ‘It’s Saturday’ presenter Bill Grundy

The Unlikely Grads

27 March 2017

The TVTimes in 1971 interviews 29-year-old LWT producer Humphrey Barclay

Avis Scott

23 March 2017

A quick profile of BBCtv relief announcer Avis Scott from 1955

Ron Davies: courageous cameraman

9 March 2017

TVTimes in 1969 profiles Ron Davies – a cameraman for ITN and Harlech who uses a wheelchair

His fez is his fortune

6 March 2017

TVTimes profiles Tommy Cooper in 1956

My hundred faces

23 February 2017

A limited budget sends Bernard Braden rummaging through wardrobe in 1963

Adventures with Dimbleby

20 February 2017

BBC Producer Stephen McCormack reveals what has gone on in making the London Town and About Britain programmes in 1955

You make the stars

13 February 2017

Bernard Delfont explains how the viewers, not the producers, chose the stars in 1963

Booked… for seven years

2 February 2017

Jerry Allen talks about appearing on 1,600 editions of ATV’s ‘Lunch Box’ in 1963

They work right on at the end of the road

24 December 2016

Spare a thought for the men keeping the Lichfield transmitter on air at Christmas in 1964

Making the weather

24 November 2016

Anglia’s Michael Hunt explains how the weather is made in 1975

Cathy Gale brought out the violent streak in me and I was out to kill

21 November 2016

In 1968, Honor Blackman tells TVWorld about Cathy Gale, Pussy Galore and being a mother.

It all began with green stripes on my face

15 November 2016

Noele Gordon remembers testing colour television with John Logie Baird in the 1930s

When I was in – at the start of TV

10 November 2016

Commander A B Campbell tells the tale of his first appearance on TV

Oh, what a day for two little bears

27 October 2016

TVWorld magazine introduces Tingha and Tucker

Robin Day in orbit

17 October 2016

In an excerpt from his autobiography, Sir Robin Day recounts the moment he became famous

The admag girls

20 June 2016

The TVTimes talks to the girls behind the midland admags in 1957

The power behind This Week

13 June 2016

Jeremy Issacs talks to the TVTimes about producing This Week for Rediffusion in 1965

From Alexandra Palace to Elstree via satellite from Tokyo

10 May 2016

In 1976, producer Bill Ward recalls his time at BBCtv and ATV

Shaw Taylor: Dots Before His Eyes

29 March 2016

The TVTimes talks to Shaw Taylor about his ATV quiz show ‘Dotto’ in 1960

His dream became a TV miracle!

16 March 2016

‘The Viewer’ in 1959 explains who Norman Collins was and why he was important to the history of ITV

The joker who captured a telly station

29 February 2016

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

Redvers Kyle 1929-2015

19 November 2015

Remembering one of the consummate voices of ITV

Andrew Gardner in his own words

15 October 2015

TVWorld magazine gives ITN newscaster Andrew Gardner four pages to describe his life in 1965

Who killed Simon Dee?

6 April 2015

Once Britain’s biggest star… and then gone. Why?

Three giants

2 March 2015

Leslie Mitchell, John Benson and Redvers Kyle

Delia Derbyshire

17 January 2014

Glenn Aylett remembers a master of modern music

David Croft

13 January 2014

Rob Williams remembers the master of making people laugh

Denis Forman

9 January 2014

David Brockman recalls Denis Forman, a founding father of ITV

Maureen Staffer

15 June 2013

Richard Jones speaks to Maureen Staffer, announcer and presenter for TWW

John Mead: Part III – Telly Welly

12 October 2011

Remembering John Mead: the memoirs of the late actor, announcer, producer and director John Mead from when he joined TWW

John Mead: Part II – Granadaland

2 October 2011

Remembering John Mead: the memoirs of the late actor, announcer, producer and director John Mead reach the Granada days

John Mead: Part I – from Bristol to BFN

2 October 2011

Remembering John Mead: the memoirs of the late actor, announcer, producer and director John Mead begin at the beginning

Robert Robinson

2 October 2011

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

Bryan Cowgill

25 April 2009

Pioneer of Pioneers

Bill Cotton Junior

30 November 2008

Creator of the BBC’s Golden Age of Light Entertainment

Mike Scott

26 October 2008

Presenter and executive extraordinaire

Sir Charles Wheeler

23 September 2008

Epitaph for the greatest BBC journalist

Verity Lambert

22 June 2008

Dr Who’s first producer dies

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