Tagged with: television history

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  1. BBC Genome

    The broadcast journey to Total Football

    A history of the World Cup, as told by BBC Genome. More than 20 million UK viewers tuned in to watch the final of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, in stark contrast there is barely a trace of the early World Cups in BBC Genome.

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  2. BBC Genome

    Broadcasting darts: How TV and radio hit the bullseye

    Starting out on radio before becoming a regular in the television schedules, particularly in the 1980s, darts has appeared regularly in the listings. Here are some of the 80 reasons for the success of darts programming.

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  3. BBC Genome

    BBC TV's Summer Holiday

    The temporary closure of the BBC Television Service for three weeks in the summer of 1937.

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  4. BBC Genome

    Wimbledon: Players, pundits and personalities

    In a year of anniversaries for the BBC and Wimbledon, we look at some of the players and commentators who have brought the action from Centre Court into the nation's homes.

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  5. BBC Genome

    A History of Snooker on TV: How the baize got on the box

    A look back at how snooker has been covered in the media. Starting on radio before black and white television and finally making its big break when Sir David Attenborough wanted something to showcase colour television. It has gone from strength to strength since the first pot black in 1969 with ...

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  6. Face to Faith (...Moss, Waugh, Sitwell, Russell and Jung)

    More episodes of classic interview series Face to Face are now available on line.

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