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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Documentary which recalls the heyday of one of Britain's most iconic buildings, BBC Television Centre, through the memories of stars and staff. A rich variety of archive includes moments from studio recordings of classic programmes and vintage behind-the-scenes footage from the home of many of the most celebrated programmes in British TV history.

Last on

Wed 30 May 2012 23:30 BBC HD

Credits

Producer
Richard Marson
Producer
Richard Marson
Producer
Richard Marson
Director
Richard Marson
Director
Richard Marson
Director
Richard Marson
Producer
Catherine Gosling Fuller
Producer
Catherine Gosling Fuller
Producer
Catherine Gosling Fuller
Participant
David Attenborough
Participant
David Attenborough
Participant
David Attenborough
Participant
David Frost
Participant
David Frost
Participant
David Frost
Participant
Griff Rhys Jones
Participant
Griff Rhys Jones
Participant
Griff Rhys Jones
Participant
Greg Dyke
Participant
Greg Dyke
Participant
Greg Dyke
Participant
Terry Wogan
Participant
Terry Wogan
Participant
Terry Wogan
Participant
Paul Fox
Participant
Paul Fox
Participant
Paul Fox
Participant
Tony Blackburn
Participant
Tony Blackburn
Participant
Tony Blackburn
Participant
Jeremy Paxman
Participant
Jeremy Paxman
Participant
Jeremy Paxman
Participant
Joan Bakewell
Participant
Joan Bakewell
Participant
Joan Bakewell
Participant
Esther Rantzen
Participant
Esther Rantzen
Participant
Esther Rantzen
Participant
Brian Blessed
Participant
Brian Blessed
Participant
Brian Blessed
Participant
Nerys Hughes
Participant
Nerys Hughes
Participant
Nerys Hughes
Participant
Philip Glenister
Participant
Philip Glenister
Participant
Philip Glenister
Participant
Robert Powell
Participant
Robert Powell
Participant
Robert Powell
Participant
Andi Peters
Participant
Andi Peters
Participant
Andi Peters
Participant
Judith Hann
Participant
Judith Hann
Participant
Judith Hann
Participant
Susan Hampshire
Participant
Susan Hampshire
Participant
Susan Hampshire
Participant
Barry Norman
Participant
Barry Norman
Participant
Barry Norman
Participant
Maggie Philbin
Participant
Maggie Philbin
Participant
Maggie Philbin
Participant
Sarah Greene
Participant
Sarah Greene
Participant
Sarah Greene
Participant
Angela Rippon
Participant
Angela Rippon
Participant
Angela Rippon
Participant
Babs Powell
Participant
Babs Powell
Participant
Babs Powell
Participant
Ruth Pearson
Participant
Ruth Pearson
Participant
Ruth Pearson
Participant
Dee Dee Wilde
Participant
Dee Dee Wilde
Participant
Dee Dee Wilde
Participant
Peter Davison
Participant
Peter Davison
Participant
Peter Davison
Participant
Matt Baker
Participant
Matt Baker
Participant
Matt Baker
Participant
Zoe Ball
Participant
Zoe Ball
Participant
Zoe Ball
Participant
Harold Snoad
Participant
Harold Snoad
Participant
Harold Snoad
Participant
Nigel Havers
Participant
Nigel Havers
Participant
Nigel Havers
Participant
Lorna Watson
Participant
Lorna Watson
Participant
Lorna Watson
Participant
Ingrid Oliver
Participant
Ingrid Oliver
Participant
Ingrid Oliver
Participant
Johnny Ball
Participant
Johnny Ball
Participant
Johnny Ball
Participant
John Craven
Participant
John Craven
Participant
John Craven
Participant
Katy Manning
Participant
Katy Manning
Participant
Katy Manning
Participant
Janet Fielding
Participant
Janet Fielding
Participant
Janet Fielding
Participant
Louise Jameson
Participant
Louise Jameson
Participant
Louise Jameson
Participant
Penelope Keith
Participant
Penelope Keith
Participant
Penelope Keith
Participant
Clive Doig
Participant
Clive Doig
Participant
Clive Doig
Participant
Roger Bunce
Participant
Roger Bunce
Participant
Roger Bunce
Participant
Bob Richardson
Participant
Bob Richardson
Participant
Bob Richardson
Participant
John Henshall
Participant
John Henshall
Participant
John Henshall
Participant
June Hudson
Participant
June Hudson
Participant
June Hudson
Participant
Biddy Baxter
Participant
Biddy Baxter
Participant
Biddy Baxter
Participant
Edward Barnes
Participant
Edward Barnes
Participant
Edward Barnes
Participant
Waris Hussein
Participant
Waris Hussein
Participant
Waris Hussein
Participant
Bobby Warans
Participant
Bobby Warans
Participant
Bobby Warans
Participant
Jeremy Swan
Participant
Jeremy Swan
Participant
Jeremy Swan
Participant
Jools Holland
Participant
Jools Holland
Participant
Jools Holland

Broadcasts

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