Announcers’ Suite

5 December 2022

The presentation control room and the announcers move from Ally Pally to Lime Grove

Filling the bill

5 August 2022

Inside the Television Presentation department

Computers in TV presentation

13 June 2022

Channel 4 have designed and built a computer to ensure split-second timing

Open to suggestion

26 April 2021

Settling into her new job on air at TWW, Maureen Staffer has some ideas for the presentation department.

How it feels to face the TV camera

15 February 2021

A camera test exposes the behind-the-scenes choices announcers have to make in 1951

North by Northwest

27 August 2018

Granada tries to find its place in the new, post-1968 ITV world

The Continuity Announcer

2 October 2017

TWW’s Bruce Lewis describes the preparation that goes into an evening of continuity announcing in 1966

Working in presentation

20 June 2017

What jobs are available in television presentation in 1965?

This announcing business

17 June 2015

A 1954 interview with the BBC Television Service relief announcer Noëlle Middleton

Job description

4 May 2015

From the North: How to be a Granada announcer in 1969

A phoenix from the flames?

7 January 2014

Could the last major outpost of in-vision continuity in the UK lead to a general rebirth of the style, asks Colm O’Rourke

Nevermind: Central pre-launch logo

4 October 2010

Russ J Graham looks at a ‘what might have been’ for Central Independent Television’s on-screen design

Nevermind: ATV Midlands unused design

4 October 2010

Russ J Graham on the ATV Midlands logo design that never was

Seeing U

27 September 2010

Colm O’Rourke assesses the renaissance of in-vision continuity on UTV

The Corporation at Christmas – BBC2

9 March 2008

BBC2 Christmas Idents, 2002 – Present

Three’s just a crowd

9 March 2008

Three’s New Look

The Corporation at Christmas – BBC1

11 February 2008

BBC1 Christmas Idents, 2002 – Present

The Corporation at Christmas – Intro

11 February 2008

BBC TV Christmas Idents, 2002 – Present

We interrupt this programme…

16 December 2007

In-Programme Pointers are here to stay.

30 Years Ago Today

1 February 2007

How has British TV changed after three decades?

Completing the circle

19 October 2006

BBC One – from globes to dancers to circles

Nevermind: GMTV

25 May 2004

The unused ‘Sunrise TV’ name and symbol

Too Much Choice

24 May 2004

Annoying ways of getting your attention

Compromising the brand

24 May 2004

Bad branding or bad programmes?

All new nonsense

24 May 2004

The habit of slapping “ALL NEW” on everything

Ringing the changes

24 May 2004

Don’t blame the agency

All or nothing

24 May 2004

The BBC3 logo that comes and goes

Identity crisis

24 May 2004

At Independent Television

Who killed the continuity announcers?

24 May 2004

We ask the question

Two Little, two late

24 May 2004

A relaunch for BBC-2


24 May 2004

Modernity vs those things that have always been done

The generic chainsaw

24 May 2004

ITV’s bulk presentation is bad for you

Everybody Dance Now

24 May 2004

A positive view of BBC One’s globe replacement

Square Dancing

24 May 2004

A negative view of the new look BBC One

Good DOG, bad DOG

24 May 2004

Good on-screen bugs

E4 emperor

24 May 2004

The best in modern presentation?

Five fallen

24 May 2004

The new ‘five’ is awful, apparently

Little arrows

24 May 2004

How Granada pointed the way

Back down to Earth

24 May 2004

Goodbye to the BBC One globe

Southwest blues

24 May 2004

The changes of style in a small region

New dogs, old tricks

24 May 2004

Finding old habits die hard. Good.

Central electricity

24 May 2004

The genesis of a new service for the Midlands

CBBC Circle

24 May 2004

How to brand output for children

All changes

24 May 2004

The changes of style in a major minor

Clocking off

24 May 2004

Telling the time on television

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