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.
Placement student Elaine Rhodes, from the University of York, writes about her research into Bradford pirate radio.
As well as books and journals, our library is home to self-published zines covering community broadcasting and pirate radio.
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’.
Iain Logie Baird investigates the history of the most modern and largest TV factory in all of Europe—just down the road from the museum here in Bradford.
Curator Iain Logie Baird deciphers the profound cultural meanings surrounding the Nightingale phenomenon.