99 years ago this week, on 14 November 1922, the BBC broadcast its first programme, and daily transmission from London’s 2LO studio began.
As the 55-year anniversary of England’s only World Cup victory approaches, Jenny Rowan considers how TV and radio companies prepared for the task of broadcasting the event.
Iva Dobreva takes a look at some examples of the ‘spirit photographs’ taken by William Hope in the early 20th century, and explores what they can tell us about the practice and meaning of spiritualism.
Bradford has been at the heart of the UK’s amateur photography scene since the 1860s. Kate Burnett, Interpretation Developer, writes about the city’s photography clubs and some of their alumni.
A new display pays tribute to some pioneering figures from the early days of cinema. Find out more about these film-makers and discover how the display came to life.
What do Coronation Street and University Challenge have in common? Both were filmed at the legendary Granada Studios, of course!
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.
This week marks the 109th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Ashleigh Green takes a look at some of the ways the historic disaster has been immortalised on film.
Read about how a discovery in our collection helped illuminate a little-known part of Bradford history: the city’s role in the introduction of free school meals.