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 23, 2017Grease Monkeys

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Grease Monkeys

                                                    Grease Monkeys was transmitted on BBC 3 in 2003-4.  The comedy drama featured Ace Bhatti, as Dave Dhillon, shown in these photos. The series tells the story of a […]

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November 22, 2017Derek Smith, Comms

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Derek Smith, Comms

                      A wistful looking Derek Smith, in what I think is Comms. Thanks to Brian Johnson for sharing the photograph.

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November 21, 2017David Shute and local radio

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David Shute and local radio

                                    At the beginning of the 60s the BBC mounted what I believe was first experiment of local radio in Reading. It was a three week caper, recorded but not broadcast. The station manager was Bill Coysh, Senior […]

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November 16, 2017Children in Need circa 1992

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Children in Need circa 1992

This photo is from Costume’s Ruth Kiosses, who was the back-end of this racehorse, inspired by the BBC drama series, Trainer, which was made at Pebble Mill. Save Save

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November 15, 2017Children in Need 1991

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Children in Need 1991

Save Save These photos are from Children in Need 1991. The top photo shows the hot-liners taking pledges of money. It could be Sue Beardsmore checking her cue cards. The lower photo shows Bob Meikle and probably Diane Lester in their character outfits. These photos were originally posted on the Pebble Mill Engineers Facebook page.

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