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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July 23, 2014Vote For Them – TX Card

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Vote For Them - TX Card

                          Copyright resides with the original holder, no reproduction without permission. Vote for Them was a three part drama, transmitted in 1989. It serial was filmed on location in the UK and in Egypt. Carol Parks was the producer and James Ormerod the […]

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July 16, 2014Brian Vaughton – Radio Documentarian

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Brian Vaughton - Radio Documentarian

                                            Ian Parr, the Secretary and Trustee of the Charles Parker Archive, visited the Birmingham School of Media recently to deliver a collection of equipment formally used by Birmingham born radio producer, Brian Vaughton. […]

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July 15, 2014Oliver Twist

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Oliver Twist

                          This publicity still is from the 12 part 1985 BBC adaptation of Charles Dickens’s Oliver Twist, which was a London production, hosted at Pebble Mill. The series was directed by Gareth Davies, and produced by Terence Dicks. Alexander Baron was the script […]

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July 14, 2014Ampex VPR6 1″ and D3 Machine

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Ampex VPR6 1

                          The photo shows an Ampex VPR6, 1″ videotape machine, in a stack with a Panasonic D3 machine. The VPR6 dates from the 1980s, whilst D3 machines came in during the early 1990s, and were used in editing and for transmission tapes, rather […]

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July 11, 2014Countryfile – John Craven in the bath

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Countryfile - John Craven in the bath

                  Copyright resides with the original holder, no reproduction without permission. Still of presenter John Craven in the bath, during a Countryfile item. Does anybody know what the item was? Please add a comment if you can add any information. Thanks to Ian Collins for making the […]

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