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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October 16, 2018Great Expectations – the street

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Great Expectations - the street

                            This is the street in Dickens’ Great Expectations from the 1981 series produced at Pebble Mill. The street was constructed in Studio A by designer Michael Edwards, and demonstrates the skill of the production designer. Thanks to scenic services Albert Sheard for […]

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October 15, 2018Regional Clubs Day 1990

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Regional Clubs Day 1990

                                                These photographs were published in the BBC newspaper, Ariel, in July 1990. They were taken at the annual Regional Clubs Day held at Pebble Mill. The second photo shows the Midlands […]

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October 10, 2018Local Radio OB set up

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Local Radio OB set up

                      This photo from Radio WM engineer, Rod Fawcett, shows a typical local radio outside broadcast set-up.

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October 4, 2018Vanity Fair – Vauxhall Gardens

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Vanity Fair - Vauxhall Gardens

                        Night shoot for the 1987 serial Vanity Fair, Vauxhall Gardens scenes. Thanks to Chris Glover for sharing the photo. The following comment was left on the Pebble Mill Facebook page: Diane Lester: “We filmed the Vauxhall garden scenes over a few night shots at […]

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October 2, 2018Donny Macleod poem

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Donny Macleod poem

 “Poem written and delivered by the late, great, Donny Macleod for David Seymour’s Leaving presentation from Pebble Mill at One. Found in my Father Cassette archive this one off poem is beautiful and unique.” Ben Seymour (David Seymour’s son)

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