Browse subject - Broadcasting Landmarks


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


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.


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.


Broadcasting the 1948 Olympics
How the BBC televised the Games.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.