BBC Alexandra Palace TV Mast

BBC Alexandra Palace

Alexandra Palace in north London enjoys a unique place in the history of television. This is where it all began …

14 Jul 2018

ITV News Tim Ewart

Tim Ewart Metro Interview

As he prepares to step down as Royal Editor at ITV News, here’s another chance to read Metro’s interview with ITN’s Tim Ewart – as originally published in September 2013.

28 Feb 2017

Neighbours Title Frame 2015

Neighbours A Lesson in Scheduling

‘Neighbours’ got off to a fairly lacklustre start when it launched in the UK, but a stroke of scheduling genius soon catapulted the Aussie soap into the realms of popular culture and fabric of everyday life.

12 Mar 2015

Ken Loach

Ken Loach Wide of the Mark

Film director Ken Loach has launched a scathing attack on British broadcasters, telling ‘Short List’ magazine’s Emily Phillips ‘television must change’.

25 Jul 2014

ITV News High Definition HD

ITV News Goes HD

Network news provider ITN is set to take delivery of 200 new Panasonic cameras as ITV News goes fully HD.

26 Oct 2013

Weekend World Title Frame 2

Weekend World TV Theme

It may have changed presenters and undergone the odd rebrand here and there, but one thing remained constant … it’s stomping theme tune.

7 Oct 2013

Dynasty Bill Conti

Dynasty TV Theme

Although it failed to match the cultural impact made by ‘Dallas’, Bill Conti’s composition for ABC’s rival US soap ‘Dynasty’ is still a shining example of TV theme music at its best.

8 Sep 2013

Channel 4 News: A New Agenda

Channel 4 News A New Agenda

This fascinating article from the archives of ‘New Society’ magazine reveals the initial concerns Channel 4 had about appointing ITN as its primary news provider in 1982.

28 Aug 2013

Radio Times Logo 2005

Radio Times 90th Anniversary

The mother of all TV listings magazines is the subject of a new exhibition at the Museum of London to mark its 90th anniversary.

2 Aug 2013