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I remember
We've talked to generations of BBC staff as we researched our 80 years of history. Each of the following quotes will take you to more from that decade.
Jackie Bird
One of the joys of working on Reporting Scotland is the diversity of stories. A few years ago I found myself presenting the programme from the White House...
More from the 2000s.
Grant Stott
I remember one of the Spice Girls' earliest TV appearances was on Fully Booked, our giveaway feature was called Luxury Luggage and Geri Halliwell insisted...
More from the 1990s.

Tiger Tim Stevens
I remember the floor manager doing an emergency stop, that thing where he looks like he’s slitting his throat, so I stopped talking,..
More from the 1980s.

Colin Cameron
My first job in BBC Scotland was a summer attachment from college in 1970, working in Queen Street, Edinburgh on the lunchtime radio show...
More from the 1970s.

Mike Bolland
I bunked off school on my 16th birthday to go to an interview at the BBC and was hired as a postboy. I had a very curious ambition to be a film editor...
More from the 1960s.

John McCormick
My first visit to Broadcasting House was in the late 1950s when I was at secondary school. I had applied to be on the jury for A Song For Europe...
More from the 1950s.

Robbie Shepherd
Little did I realise that the programme I sat and listened to on the Scottish Home Service as a bairn, having been sent down to the village garage in Dunecht for the re-charged 'weet' battery on a Saturday night, would one day be presented by me...
More from the 1940s.

Rev Roy Sanderson
I remember going on air just after a show about gymnastics, it encouraged people to do simple exercises in the morning. 'Lift Up Your Heart' came on at 7.55am and I performed the sermon on the second programme in 1939.
More from the 1930s.

Chris Lowe
I am Howard M. Lockhart's nephew and godson. Howard made his first broadcast in 1923 at the age of 11....
More from the 1920s.


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