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 20, 2016A Touch of Love

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A Touch of Love

                      Copyright resides with the original holder, no reproduction without permission This titles grab from A Touch of Love dates from 1993. A Touch of Love was a strand within Good Morning with Anne and Nick, the BBC1 Daytime magazine show. It went out at […]

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July 19, 2016Colin Pierpoint blog, part 11 – Re-organisation

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Colin Pierpoint blog, part 11 - Re-organisation

                        This was a time of change in the regions. Who remembers “Broadcasting in the 70s”? and the setting up of the Audio Units. We had a meeting about the future, led by Controller Midlands. First time I had seen him. Another manager (again, […]

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July 18, 2016Syncing film rushes with Dawn Trotman and Oliver White

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Syncing film rushes with Dawn Trotman and Oliver White

Copyright, Adapt Television History, Royal Holloway, University of London. This video was recorded in August 2015 as part of Royal Holloway’s ADAPT project. The aim of the project is to recreate how television programmes used to be made, before digital technology. The project reunited Pebble Mill film editor, Oliver White, with former film assistant editor, […]

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July 15, 2016The Alchemist – Tony Garnett

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The Alchemist - Tony Garnett

                        Last night I went to Tony Garnett’s book signing event at the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham. Tony was in conversation with Roger Shannon, and when asked why he wrote his memoirs, The Day the Music Died, he said, because he had to. He described […]

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July 13, 2016Midland Today newsroom

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Midland Today newsroom

                      A pensive moment in the Midlands Today newsroom at Pebble Mill. Included in the photo are: Bob Sinkinson, Steve Lee, Roy Saatchi and Maureen Carter. Thanks to Maureen Carter for sharing the photo.   Save Save

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