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 16, 2019Working in Television – Derek Price

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Working in Television - Derek Price

                                            This is an excerpt from an interview with technical manager, Derek Price, from a book called Working in Television written in 1980 by Jan Leeming, who worked at Pebble Mill for a time. […]

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July 10, 2019Stan Smith’s retirement party

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Stan Smith's retirement party

                    Photo from Malcolm Hickman of Stan Smith’s retirement party (circa 1983/4), which was well attended by Comms Centre staff. The following comments were posted on the Pebble Mill Facebook page: Brian Johnson: ‘Will give it a try: Front row L to R – David Robinson, […]

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July 9, 2019Pot Black

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Pot Black

                      This photo is of Jim Dumighan and producer Reg Perrin on the popular snooker series, Pot Black, which was made at Pebble Mill. It looks like the programme planning blackboard in the background. The following comments were posted on the Pebble Mill Facebook page: […]

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June 4, 2019Nicola Katrak shoot

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Nicola Katrak shoot

                        On location on the 1986, Nicola Katrak documentary with the Asian Programme Unit. In the photograph are Barrie Foster (then camera assistant), Steve Saunderson (film cameraman), Waseem Mahmood (director). Here is the entry for the documentary from the Radio Times: “A Dancer’s Story […]

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May 31, 2019Working in Television – David Weir

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Working in Television - David Weir

                                                                  This is an excerpt from an interview with David Weir, from a book called Working in Television written in 1980 by Jan […]

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