Volunteer blogger Jenny looks into the history of the traditional royal Christmas speech.
Our collection includes iconic objects from the history of television and radio, and we explore sound and vision technologies through our galleries and exhibitions.
To celebrate Doctor Who’s 60th anniversary, Conservator Vanessa reveals how we care for objects from the BBC Radiophonic Workshop that were used to record Who’s famous theme music.
Naomi Games reflects on her father Abram’s ingenuity and experience designing the original animated BBC television ident.
Runner and camera trainee Danielle shares her route into the screen industry, and what she’s learned through ScreenSkills mentoring.
16 million people in the UK tuned in to watch the lunar landing in 1969—how did television channels make the broadcasts happen?
From humble beginnings to an audience of millions, the BBC has its home in Broadcasting House. Find out more about the history of this iconic London building and its role in British radio and television.
Saquib Idrees writes about the many uses of satellites, from spying to exploring space—and making it possible for us to watch our favourite TV programmes!
25 years since it launched, James White looks back at the arrival of the UK’s last analogue television channel: Channel 5.
We’ve collected memories and stories about the EMI 2001 television camera from BBC alumni, highlighting how this iconic piece of equipment was used.
It’s 35 years since the most viewed British TV programme ever* aired. James White takes a look back at an iconic piece of television history.
99 years ago this week, on 14 November 1922, the BBC broadcast its first programme, and daily transmission from London’s 2LO studio began.