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Broadcasting Britain: 100 Years of the BBC

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A must-have volume for adults aged 30+ interested in modern and social history and current affairs, alongside fans of classic BBC programming, both on radio and TV. Radio 2 All Stars is a special with Dermot O'Leary bringing together some of his Radio 2 colleagues to talk about their incredible broadcasting careers. Voices - Inventing the Future During the last 100 years the BBC has strived to keep ahead of developments in education, countering prejudice and disinformation, developing new technology, or cultivating fresh artistic talent. In this feature-length special to mark her last adventure, Jodie Whittaker’s Thirteenth Doctor must fight for her very existence, against her deadliest enemies: the Daleks, the Cybermen and her arch-nemesis, the Master.

One avid collector of TV memorabilia arrives at the Roadshow in Del Boy’s Ford Capri from the hit sitcom Only Fools and Horses, while expert Will Farmer gets the chance to play quizmaster when he comes face-to-face with the original Mastermind chair brought in by Sally Magnusson. Among the cavalcade of joyous clips there are also some profoundly moving moments, such as when the Growing Pains feature on “Going Live inspired an abused child to seek sanctuary; and when the 1987 drama “Two of Us” helped some gay teenagers feel comfortable with their sexuality for the first time in their lives. Leading us on a journey from toddler to teenager, Konnie shows how TV educates and entertains children through the most formative years of their lives.Applicability of cancellation rights: Legal rights of cancellation under the Distance Selling Regulations available for UK or EU consumers do not apply to certain products and services. cm Explore 100 years of British History through key broadcasting moments illuminated by images from the BBC archive. Explore 10 years of British History through key broadcasting moments illuminated by images from the BBC archive. How, for instance, can a biog of Top Of The Pops only include positive stories and quotations of the 1970s?

He is currently completing a monograph entitled Arrested development: homosexuality and broadcasting from Wolfenden to HIV/AIDS. One of the book’s unique selling points, says the author and BBC Head of History, Robert Seatter, is the fantastic images that accompany the stories. Dust Jackets are not guaranteed and when still present, they will have various degrees of tear and damage.The programme will track content from the very first radio broadcast of Children’s Hour in 1922, via the iconic Magic Roundabout, right through to Saturday morning megahits such as Going Live.

We’re visiting 400,000 school children as part of our Share Your Story education initiative and we opened up our digitised archive to students.

Finally, I wanted to examine the BBC’s relationship with people across the country, given that it is paid for by everybody. He talks to Tom about his early days at the BBC, taking cameras out of the studio and helping to show the realities of working class life on British television. So for example, the 1963 article on Dr Who mentions the 2005 reboot and lists all the actors playing the Doctor right up to the current (though shortly to be replaced) Jodie Whittaker.

Finance is provided by PayPal Credit (a trading name of PayPal UK Ltd, Whittaker House, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond-Upon-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom, TW9 1EH). You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. For the first time ever, our couples will perform to either an iconic BBC theme tune or dance in tribute to one of the BBC’s most loved services. Created 100 years ago, on 18 October 1922, the BBC transformed people’s lives at the turn of a dial, bringing voices out of the ether and conjuring the magic community of radio. Award-winning directors from the world of cinema including Ken Loach, Steve McQueen, Mike Leigh, Mary Harron, Sally El Hosaini and James Marsh participate in a special Talking Movies season looking at the role the BBC has played in nurturing their career.The technology that changed our lives, the moments that brought us together, and diverse and iconic British programmes all feature. Alongside this brilliant programming, we’ve been visiting hundreds of schools up and down the UK with our ambitious education initiative, BBC 100 Share Your Story, and audiences are continuing to uncover the story of the nation through our most extensive digital archive collection ever, BBC Rewind. It was a great opportunity to give 'pen portraits' of some of the great work the BBC has done over the past 100 years. Eyewitnesses and participants in the BBC’s early history recount some of the triumphs and disasters as new frontiers of broadcasting were mapped out – often by accident rather than design.

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