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.
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...
from the 2000s.
I remember one of the Spice Girls' earliest TV appearances was on Fully
Booked, our giveaway feature was called Luxury Luggage and Geri Halliwell
from the 1990s.
Tiger Tim Stevens
I remember the floor manager doing an emergency stop, that thing where
he looks like hes slitting his throat, so I stopped talking,.. More
from the 1980s.
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.
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
from the 1960s.
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.
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.
from the 1930s.
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.