Browse subject - Broadcasting Landmarks

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Corporal Jones from 'Dad's Army'. Dad's Army at 40 :
How Captain Mainwaring and Sergeant Wilson got called up

13 documents, 3 galleries

William Hartnell as Doctor Who. The Genesis of Doctor Who :
Creating a science fiction hero

7 documents, 2 galleries

Sylvester McCoy hands over the TARDIS key to Paul McGann. The Changing Face of Doctor Who :
How to regenerate a Time Lord

20 documents, 3 galleries

Programmes

Edward VIII, King of Great Britain
Recorded: 1936
Edward VIII's first message to the Empire as King.

News : Latest TV Equipment for Olympiad
Broadcast: 1948
TV announces a new era of comfort for crews and better pictures for viewers

Henry Moore
Broadcast: 1951
'Art is the expression of imagination and not the imitation of life.'

New Release : Pilot - Francis Bacon
Recorded: 1965
A lost interview with Francis Bacon from a pilot that was never broadcast.

Tomorrow's World : 21st Anniversary
Broadcast: 1986
'Tomorrow's World' comes of age and goes back to the future.

Arena : Henry Moore
Broadcast: 1986
John Read shares his personal memories of the artist he filmed six times over 28 years.

Documents

Operation Pegasus Causes Problems
Written: 1950
The Head of Television Programmes criticises 'Operation Pegasus'.

From an Aeroplane over London
Written: 1950
A 'Radio Times' draft and article about the BBC's first live broadcast from an aeroplane.

Letter from Clarence House about 'Men, Women and Clothes'
Written: 1957
The Queen Mother sends her appreciation of 'Men, Women and Clothes'.

'Radio Times': The Royal Wedding
Written: 1947
Commemorative 'Radio Times' cover to mark the royal wedding.

Memo from General Manager, Outside Broadcasts
Written: 1965
Peter Dimmock shares the latest arrangements for Churchill's funeral.

Press Release for BBC Broadcast of Churchill's State Funeral
Written: 1965
Richard Dimbleby announced as sole commentator.

Letter from Richard Dimbleby to Harry Middleton
Written: 1965
Commentator thanks colleague for his letters about Churchill's funeral.

Letter from Richard Dimbleby to Antony Craxton
Written: 1965
Richard Dimbley pays tribute to his producer for the Churchill state funeral broadcast.

Radio Times - Televising the Olympic Games
Written: 1948
Exciting times for the new BBC television service.

Radio Times - Television Commentators at the Olympic Games
Written: 1948
The faces behind the voices commentating on the Olympic Games.

Galleries

Broadcasting the 1948 Olympics
How the BBC televised the Games.

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