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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May 24, 2016Top Gear Take 2


Top Gear Take 2

                          This is a titles grab from the series Top Gear Take 2, it was a compilation of repeated inserts. Here is the entry from Wikipedia, which provides some more information: “Top Gear Take 2 Top Gear Take 2 was a series […]

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May 23, 2016CMCR9 Reconstruction


CMCR9 Reconstruction

                                            Photographs from John Ellis, copyright resides with the original holder, no reproduction without permission. Here are some photos from the reconstruction last week (May 17-19th 2016) of the restored outside broadcast truck, CMCR9 […]

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May 20, 2016Colin Pierpoint blog 5 – Birmingham Broad Street


                                            Birmingham Broad Street When I arrived in Birmingham I found that the regional centre was split into three, mainly for historical reasons. The main television studio was at Gosta Green, which had been […]

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May 19, 2016Sybil Jenazian


Sybil Jenazian passed away on Tuesday, 17th May 2016, after a short illness. For many years Sybil was PA to John McGonagle on Match of the Day. Before joining outside broadcasts at Pebble Mill in 1971, she had worked as a PA in Light Entertainment. Thanks to Jim Dumigan and Louise Willcox for sharing this […]

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May 17, 2016The Permissive Society


The Permissive Society

                        Here is a grab from The Permissive Society, one of Mike Leigh’s first television dramas. It was broadcast on 10th April 1975, on BBC 2, at 10.40 pm. Here is the Radio Times entry, courtesy of the BBC Genome project: “A season of […]

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