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Television and radio

Our collection includes iconic objects from the history of television and radio, and we explore sound and vision technologies through our galleries and exhibitions.

25 years since it launched, James White looks back at the arrival of the UK’s last analogue television channel: Channel 5.

30 August 2021 would have been the 82nd birthday of DJ John Peel. Jenny Rowan takes a look at his influential career as a DJ and his continuing legacy in the world of radio.

It’s the 57th anniversary of the launch of BBC Two. Antonia Lenon recaps the story of how the channel was introduced to TV audiences.

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