ITN

A gallery of all things Independent Television News

Spotify playlist

Listen here to a selection of the best broadcasting tunes

ITA Transmitters: 1969

Maps of the VHF coverage of the ITA’s transmitters and the proposed UHF service areas

Zenith: 1964 – the year everything changed

Our guide to 1964: the year everything in British culture changed

The ITA Audience in 1972

The facts and figures of who was watching ITV in 1972

ITN

A gallery of all things Independent Television News

Independent Local Radio

A gallery of sights and sounds from ILR

‘Fusion’ covers

The amazing art of Associated-Rediffusion and Rediffusion London’s staff magazine

The Granada archive

A gallery of all things Granada

Today’s TV magazine cover

TVTimes, Radio Times, Television Weekly, TVWorld… a different cover from a day in history

An ident a day

A gallery of television idents

ITA Transmitters: 1969

Maps of the VHF coverage of the ITA’s transmitters and the proposed UHF service areas

The ITA Audience in 1972

The facts and figures of who was watching ITV in 1972

Who does what in ITV in 1973?

The Independent Broadcasting Authority explains who does what in ITV in this booklet from 1973

ITV in 1959

The Independent Television Authority explains who does what in ITV in 1959

ITV-2

The Independent Television Authority’s in-depth plans for ITV-2 in 1971

Highlights of 1967

Rediffusion, London picks the best of their programmes from 1967

The Avengers

Steed, Dr Gale, Mrs Peel, Miss King, Purdey and Gambit – the TVTimes remembers The Avengers

This is the EBU

Your guide to international broadcasting in Europe in 1962

TEMPO: the impact of television on the arts

Angus Wilson looks at how ABC Weekend TV’s ‘Tempo’ has influenced art and artists

Rediffusion ’64

All about the relaunch of Associated-Rediffusion as Rediffusion, London in April 1964

ABC’s religious training scheme

Inside ABC Television’s 1959 training scheme for religious leaders who want to appear on ITV

Marconi Mobile Television

In city, town or country, Marconi Outside Broadcast equipment is the toast of 1954

Music in the night

Behind the scenes at Radio Luxembourg in 1965

Hints on receiving BBC radio in 1951

BBC Engineering tells you how to get the best from your radio when you listen to the Home Service, the Light Programme and the Third Programme

Inside Radio Luxembourg

The studios and transmitters of Radio Luxembourg in detail

Introducing Radio Caroline

The most famous ‘pirate’ radio station introduces itself in 1964

Broadcasting in the West

From 1949, the BBC looks at how it serves its most diverse radio region – the West of England

Harlech’s first year

Accepting the challenge: Harlech rate themselves after a year on air

Southern Success

Southern Television is about to expand into the south-east and explains to viewers and advertisers who they are and what they do

The Border discovered

Facts and figures about the unusual Border Television region

Teledu yng ngwlad y gȃn

TWW celebrates its contribution to Welsh culture in this bilingual website. Mae TWW yn dathlu ei gyfraniad i ddiwylliant Cymru yn y wefan ddwyieithog hon.

ATV Centre

The Birmingham Post celebrates the opening of the new ATV Centre in 1970 with a special pull-out supplement

Alpha Studios, Birmingham

The home of ABC and ATV in the midlands in the 1950s and 60s

Rediffusion’s studios

Television House and Wembley

Granada TV, Manchester 3

Granada’s TV studios in Manchester, in depth

TWW/Teledu Cymru archives

Transdiffusion for researchers: source material for Television Wales and West and for Wales (West and North) Television

Rediffusion printed archives

Printed and written archives from Associated-Rediffusion and Rediffusion London

Routine Sheets Database

Our database of daily presentation logs and camera scripts

Transdiffusion’s All Talk group

A place to talk about everything TV and radio related

Grampian TV group

From the very far north, here’s where you can remember Grampian

BBC News group

Discuss the look of BBC TV News across the years

ITN group

Talking about the on-screen look and personalities of Independent Television News

BBC radio history group

From 2LO to DAB, from the National Programme to Radio 1Xtra… come talk about BBC radio

World TV presentation group

RTF, ARD, NOS, TVE, RAI… the group for discussion of all things international

Spotify playlist

Listen here to a selection of the best broadcasting tunes

Transdiffusion on Tumblr

A running log of all of our output, plus archive items of interest

Facebook

Like us on Facebook!

YouTube

A selection from our video archives

SoundCloud

Our sound archive… well, about 2% of it (so far)

Instagram

Selected images from the Transdiffusion archives

Zenith: 1964 – the year everything changed

Our guide to 1964: the year everything in British culture changed

Other archives

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transdiffusion.org

Our main website, packed to the gills with over 3,000 articles about every aspect of broadcasting history

My 1960s

We grew up in the 1960s… and loved every minute of it!