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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December 7, 2016The Husband, the Wife and the Stranger, Radio Times

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The Husband, the Wife and the Stranger, Radio Times

Below is the entry from the Radio Times for 1986 drama The Husband, the Wife and the Stranger, from the BBC Genome project: http://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/a0ac4ec29e33434fb1ad17ff13426474 ‘Synopsis: by ADRIAN HENRI after a story by RYUNOSUKE AKUTAGAWA Sunlight. Strawberries. Champagne. The perfect lover’s tryst. Or is it? A stranger intrudes. A mysterious business deal. Passions run high and […]

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December 6, 2016Peter Vaughan 1923-2016

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Peter Vaughan 1923-2016

                        The character actor, Peter Vaughan, died today (6th Dec 2016) aged 93. He is perhaps best known for his role as Harry Grout, in Porridge, although many people will recognise him as Maester Aemon in Game of Thrones. Vaughan also played the role […]

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December 5, 2016Second City Firsts and Rainbow City to be digitised

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It was announced last week that thousands of British television programmes are to be digitised in order to preserve them. The BFI is investing £13.5 million pounds worth of Lottery funding to carry out the project. Programmes from the 1970s and 1980s are said to be particularly at risk. A number of Pebble Mill and […]

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November 29, 2016Michael Abbensetts 1938-2016

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Michael Abbensetts 1938-2016

                                                The Guyanan-born writer, Michael Abbensetts, sadly died on 24th November 2016. Michael settled in Britain in the 1960s and gave a voice to people from a Carribean heritage, through his writing […]

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November 28, 2016Gavin Davies CV

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Gavin Davies CV

Here is production designer, Gavin Davies’s CV, and impressive credits list. I think the CV dates from the mid 1990s when the services of crafts people were hired to Independent companies, following John Birt’s re-organisation of the BBC. Thanks to Ann Chancellor-Davies for sharing Gavin’s CV. Gavin sadly died some years ago. Save Save Save […]

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