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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November 25, 2019Geoffrey Green

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Geoffrey Green

                    This is a 1974 BBC1 screen-grab of one of the original Midlands Today journalists Geoffrey Green – reporting on how transplant surgeons removed a Birmingham man’s kidney not realising he was still alive. Green, who was from Coventry, did his first BBC broadcast on radio […]

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November 25, 2019House Services Engineers circa 1983

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House Services Engineers circa 1983

                          Thanks to Richard Smith for sharing this photo of the House Service Engineers, who had just set up the marquee for Regional Clubs Day. It’s circa 1983. From L to R: Dave Tansey, Mick Taylor, Dick Smith and Mick Archbold.

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November 20, 2019Ron Poston working at the BBC Club

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Ron Poston working at the BBC Club

                      Thanks to Jan Poston, for sharing this photo from the late 1990s, of her father working at the BBC Club at Pebble Mill. Ron was a true gentleman and is fondly remembered by BBC staff. He also worked as a studio attendant.

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October 23, 2019Raymond Lefevre – Pebble Mill at One theme

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Raymond Lefevre - Pebble Mill at One theme

                        Here is the record of the original Raymond Lefevre theme tune of Pebble Mill at One, courtesy of Andy Walters. It was released in 1978. It set him back £4.99!

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October 16, 2019Tony Newbury, Mike Day, Gail Herbert, Peter Skinner

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Tony Newbury, Mike Day, Gail Herbert, Peter Skinner

                    The photo includes Tony Newbury, Mike Day, Gail Herbert (now Everett), and Peter Skinner. It was taken in the BBC Club at Pebble Mill one Christmas. Thanks to Gail for sharing the photo. The following information was added on the Pebble Mill Facebook page: Paul […]

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