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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March 26, 2015The Great Escape

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The Great Escape

                      Copyright resides with the original holder, no reproduction without permission. The Great Escape was a BBC1 Daytime show, presented by Nick Knowles. It was transmitted in May and June 1997. The series was an interactive holiday show, which never escaped from its Pebble Mill […]

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March 25, 20152″ editing discussion

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2″ editing from pebblemill on Vimeo. This video was recorded by Colin Fearnley, in Nov 2004, on the last evening of editing at BBC Pebble Mill, before the building was cleared and subsequently demolished. In this video, introduced by Mike Bloore, editors Tony Raynor and Steve Critchlow discuss how 2″ editing worked in the 1970s.

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March 24, 2015Graham Todd – A55 course

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Graham Todd - A55 course

                                                                      Copyright resides with the original holder, no reproduction without permission. Photos from Steve Rowsell. The photos are from the VT […]

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March 23, 2015Angela Horsman B’ham Post article

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Angela Horsman B'ham Post article

                                      Copyright resides with the original holder, no reproduction without permission. The article above, tells about how Angela Profit (formerly Horsman) has lived with cancer for the past 14 years. It appeared in the Birmingham Post on […]

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March 20, 2015Derek Smith Obituary

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Derek Smith Obituary

                      (Photos from Jim Knights, of the regional Top Gear show, somewhere in Europe, no reproduction without permission) (The following obituary for director, Derek Smith, has been written by his son, Graham Smith). Derek Smith joined the BBC in Birmingham 1957, working as an assistant […]

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