History of the BBC

History of the BBC



If you would like to find out more about BBC History, here are some points of contact:


Viewing past programmes
To research and view past TV programmes at the British Film Institute.

Listening to past programmes
To research and view past radio programmes at the British Library Sound Archive.

Pursuing academic research
To make an appointment to view the BBC's Written Archives for research.

Reusing programmes or materials
To reuse either whole programmes or programme clips.

Buying programmes
To purchase commercially available programmes and footage.

Visiting the BBC Collection
To see items from the BBC Collection in the National Media Museum.


Donating items to the BBC Collection
To give artefacts or recordings to the BBC Collection.



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