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1970s 1980s Events HTV ITV John Hill Kaleidoscope Scotland STV Wales

‘From the Nations: Television Made in Scotland and Wales’, 23rd and 24th November 2018 – FULL PROGRAMME

The Centre for the History of Television Culture and Production, and the History of Forgotten TV Drama project, at Royal Holloway, University of London, have teamed up with the television archive organisation, Kaleidoscope, to co-host a series of screenings and discussions of programmes made by STV (Scottish Television), originally launched in 1957, and HTV (Harlech […]

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‘Love Story: Home for the Holidays’ and ten other recent ITV Archive drama recoveries

Not every archive rediscovery is a dramatic recovery from an outside source such as a film collector selling a print on, or an original programme maker mentioning that they made an off-air recording of one of their shows. Many, perhaps the majority, of recovered programmes never actually left the archives, but have existed as mislabelled […]

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Drama made by HTV Wales for the national ITV network, 1968-81

Each individual ITV company in the 20th century faced a difficult balance in making programmes for three different potential audiences; regional, national and international.