Emily Rees discusses how private archives, like the C.O. Stanley Pye Collection, can offer invaluable insights into the history of media in Britain.
Wearable technology isn’t as new as you think. From 1880s portable cameras to the personal radio of the 1930s, see some intriguing examples from our collection.
Dance crazes have always sparked outrage and debate, as these images from our collection prove!
80 years ago today, Alexandra Palace became the birthplace of British television as we know it.
Dr Jane Frances, Policy Adviser in Education at Changing Faces, talks about how we look at faces and how different ways of seeing are represented in our In Your Face exhibition.
Our brand new family experience, In Your Face, opened on 23 July with an amazing celebration party.
Musician, film star, showman: Frank Sinatra was the perfect entertainer.
Amanda Lynsdale discusses some of what she discovered while cataloguing the extensive BBC Collection, acquired in 2012.
Selections from our photography collection illustrate the public spectacle (and some behind-the-scenes details) of the 1948 Olympics.
On 4 August 1914 the largest global conflict the world had witnessed began. We look at the role photography played in representing the ‘War to End All Wars’.