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 19, 2018Keen Types

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Keen Types

                                              Screen grabs shared by Stuart Allen, of the 1984 regional show, Keen Types, presented by Don Maclean. The series featured different enthusiasts from around the region.

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July 18, 2018Gillian Lynne taking a crew warm up

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Gillian Lynne taking a crew warm up

                Director and choreographer, Gillian Lynne, who died at the beginning of July 2018, taking a warm up with the crew. This is from the production The Various Ends of Mrs F’s Friends, transmitted in December 1981. Included in the photo are, Gillian Lynne, floor Assistant, Mick Murphy […]

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July 12, 2018Mahendra Kaul obituary

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Mahendra Kaul obituary

        The article above is from the Times of India: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/nri/other-news/veteran-nri-broadcaster-mahendra-kaul-dies/articleshow/64947726.cms  Mahendra Kaul was one of two producer/presenters who worked in the Immigrants’ Programme Unit at Carpenter Road, and later at Pebble Mill in Birmingham. The following comment was left on the Pebble Mill Facebook page: Dharmesh Rajput: ‘He was a pioneer […]

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July 11, 2018Jim Dumighan at the World Cup

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Jim Dumighan at the World Cup

                      Pebble Mill producer Jim Dumighan, on the left, working on the World Cup. Bobby Charlton in the centre, with Jack Charlton to the right. Commentator John Motson arguing with someone in the foreground. The following comments are left on the Pebble Mill Facebook page: […]

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July 9, 2018Radio Birmingham top

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Radio Birmingham top

Radio Birmingham top, belonging to Phil Partridge. This dates from the very late 1970s or early 1980s. Thanks to Jane Partridge for taking and sharing the photos. The following comments were added on the Pebble Mill Facebook page: Tim Manning: ‘These were produced while negotiations about changing the name were still going on with the […]

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