This site is to celebrate programme making at BBC Pebble Mill. There are video interviews, photographs and text about the programmes and the building. If you have photos, memories or other material, please contact us.

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November 14, 2018Vanity Fair – Norfolk

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Vanity Fair - Norfolk

                                                            These photos are from the Norfolk locations for the 1987 serial of Vanity Fair. This village was used for the battle scenes. In the first […]

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November 5, 2018Roy Winson in the Links van

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Roy Winson in the Links van

                        Photo of Roy Winson, from Comms, in the Links van in April 1987. This photo was originally posted on the Pebble Mill Engineers Facebook group.

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November 2, 2018Pete Simpkin oral history

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Pete Simpkin oral history

 This is a specially recorded oral history interview with radio producer and presenter, Pete Simpkin, who worked on both Radio Birmingham and Radio WM at BBC Pebble Mill.

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October 31, 2018Chris Phipps – Namedropper!

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Chris Phipps - Namedropper!

  Copyright resides with the original holder, no reproduction without permission. Chris Phipps’s autobiography, Namedropper, is available on Amazon priced at £9.99. It includes Chris’s memories of Pebble Mill.

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October 24, 2018Pope John Paul II, Souvenir Programme

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Pope John Paul II, Souvenir Programme

                          Radio WM covered the visit to the Midlands of Pope John Paul II in 1982. Radio WM engineer, Rod Fawcett, worked on the radio programme from Coventry, and kept the souvenir programme safe since then.

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