Enid Blyton and the BBC :
Revealing the writer's troubled relationship with the BBC
Guy Burgess at the BBC :
The early career of the Cambridge spy
Dad's Army at 40 :
How Captain Mainwaring and Sergeant Wilson got called up
13 documents, 3 galleries
George Orwell at the BBC :
The writer of 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' holds true to his ideals
Archive Pioneers :
Saviours of sound at the BBC
6 programmes, 1 gallery
Modern Conditions : HG Wells
Our economic and political lives are 'out of gear'.
News : Latest TV Equipment for Olympiad
TV announces a new era of comfort for crews and better pictures for viewers
Men, Women and Clothes : How Fashions Come and Go
The BBC's first ever series in colour explores the history of fashion.
Men, Women and Clothes : Sense and Nonsense in Fashion
Irrational clothes - a look at why we wear things we can't function in.
Men, Women and Clothes : Fashions in Faces and Figures
How fashion dictates body shape and facial decoration.
Men, Women and Clothes : Formal Clothes
From christenings to funerals - how clothes signify important occasions.
Men, Women and Clothes : Informal Clothes
Everyday wear from the last 200 years.
Men, Women and Clothes : Facing the Elements
'The purpose of most fashion is to be ostentatiously non-functional.'
Operation Pegasus Memo
The costs of the first live broadcast from the air.
Audience Research Report on Men, Women and Clothes
The BBC's report into what audiences thought about the first episode of 'Men, Women and Clothes'
Correspondence on Concerns about Promoting Communism
Should the BBC try to temper public enthusiasm for Russia?
The BBC 'War Book': Air Raid Warnings
Precautions to protect staff from air raids.
The BBC 'War Book': Variety Programmes
Plans for variety programmes during wartime.
The BBC 'War Book': 'Radio Times'
Plans for the 'Radio Times' during wartime.
Instructions for the News Department on the Outbreak of War
'This department will have to stand by in a period of comparative chaos.'
The BBC 'War Book': Defence
Defence: the Corporation's plans in the event of war.
Memo Regarding the Protection of Broadcasting House
Are the headquarters of the BBC in danger from an air attack?
Reply to Memo Regarding the Protection of Broadcasting House
Is there a need to camouflage the headquarters of the BBC?
Air Raid Defence Scheme
Remember your gas mask.
'Radio Times': Programmes for September 3-9
The front cover of the 'Radio Times' from the pre-war edition.
'Radio Times': Programmes for September 4-10
The front cover of the 'Radio Times' from the wartime revised edition.
Memo from General Manager, Outside Broadcasts
Peter Dimmock shares the latest arrangements for Churchill's funeral.
Press Release for BBC Broadcast of Churchill's State Funeral
Richard Dimbleby announced as sole commentator.
Letter from Richard Dimbleby to Harry Middleton
Commentator thanks colleague for his letters about Churchill's funeral.
Letter from Richard Dimbleby to Antony Craxton
Richard Dimbley pays tribute to his producer for the Churchill state funeral broadcast.
Radio Times - Televising the Olympic Games
Exciting times for the new BBC television service.
Radio Times - Television Commentators at the Olympic Games
The faces behind the voices commentating on the Olympic Games.
John Reith's Diary
An eyewitness account of the King's abdication.
An Unearthly Cast
A gallery of images showing the original stars of 'Doctor Who'.
The Creators of 'Doctor Who'
The people behind the scenes who brought us TV's greatest science fiction hero.
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