The BBC Television Archive

About this site

Take a trip through our collective past with the BBC archives and discover themed collections of radio and TV programmes, documents and photographs from as far back as the 1930s.

You can explore who we are, see how attitudes and broadcasting have changed and go behind the scenes to find out how the BBC archives are maintained.

To get going, browse the collections we have released so far or visit our archive experts.

You can also find more collections of archive television and radio programmes in the BBC Four Collections.

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