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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April 25, 2017John Williams – memoirs and memories

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                        Memories from cameraman John Williams: “50 years ago this month the first spade was put in ground that had been well prepared by a pioneering set of BBC Birmingham programme makers already established in producing quality programmes. It feels like yesterday. I’m not […]

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April 21, 2017Robin Latchem circa 1989

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Robin Latchem circa 1989

                      The photo shows Robin Latchem in the newsroom at Pebble Mill, circa 1989. Behind him is Dave Hart. Robin worked at Pebble Mill between about 1988-96. Coincidentally, this is the tie that he got married in! Save Save Save

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April 20, 2017All Memories Great and Small – part 8, Maggie Thomas

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All Memories Great and Small - part 8, Maggie Thomas

                        Excerpt from “All Memories Great & Small” by Oliver Crocker. Memories from Maggie Thomas (Make-up Assistant, and later Make-up Designer): ‘Television was still in its infancy in comparison to what they can do today. We didn’t have mobile phones on location, they hadn’t […]

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April 13, 2017Studio B in action

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Studio B in action

Save Studio B in action at BBC Pebble Mill circa 1975/6. Jack Rooke on the left hand camera and Dave Doogood on the right hand one. The presenter looks like a young Tom Coyne, who presented Midlands Today. Studio B was used for Midlands Today as well as many other programmes, which didn’t need the […]

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April 11, 2017Blue Plaque for Pebble Mill – press release

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                          Former Pebble Mill series editor, Steve Weddle has sent out the press release below, about Pebble Mill’s Blue Plaque status: BLUE PLAQUE FOR PM Our iconic BBC Pebble Mill has been awarded a Blue Plaque in honour of its unique contribution to […]

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