The 1948 Olympic Games cemented television as the ultimate immersive experience of the age.
How has TV coverage changed as the World Cup has grown? We take a look at some of the facts and figures.
Imagine the last time you watched a sporting activity, match or race with family or friends. Do you remember the excitement building as the game began?
Our fantastic summer family exhibition, Action Replay, opens this week. Students from Lapage Primary were the first to check it out. Here’s what they thought…
Placement student Elaine Rhodes, from the University of York, writes about her research into Bradford pirate radio.
80 years ago today, Alexandra Palace became the birthplace of British television as we know it.
Amanda Lynsdale discusses some of what she discovered while cataloguing the extensive BBC Collection, acquired in 2012.
In 1931 a revolutionary type of microphone housed in an unusual sideways teardrop-shaped capsule was introduced by the BBC. Its oddly-shaped housing earned it the nickname ‘the bomb’.