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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September 30, 20146.55 Special on the Severn Valley Railway

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6.55 Special on the Severn Valley Railway

                    Photograph by Peter Poole, no reproduction without permission. This photo is of an outside broadcast edition of the 6.55 Special show, on the Severn Valley Railway, from the early 1980s. Nearest to camera, by the tripod, is floor manager, Nick Patten (later Head of Vision, […]

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September 29, 2014CMCR6 photos by Howard Lewis

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CMCR6 photos by Howard Lewis

                                        Here are a couple of rare photos of the former CMCR6, which was briefly the very first BBC Midland colour unit from 1969 to 1972. It had EMI cameras and a decision was made to […]

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September 26, 2014Pete Simpkin broadcasts on BRMB

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Pete Simpkin broadcasts on BRMB

                                      Copyright resides with the original holder, no reproduction without permission. This article about Radio WM prodcuer/presenter Pete Simpkin broadcasting on BRMB, is from Pebble Mill News March 1984. Thanks to Robin Sunderland for making the cutting […]

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September 25, 2014Vote for Them – railway photos

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Vote for Them - railway photos

                                            External photographs by Willoughby Gullachsen; photo of the actor in the carriage, possibly by Nick Eastwood, no reproduction without permission. These photos were taken as publicity stills for the 1989 three part drama: […]

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September 23, 2014Shakespeare or Bust end credits

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Shakespeare or Bust end credits

                      Copyright resides with the original holder, no reproduction without permission. This grab is taken from the end credits of Shakespeare or Bust, by Peter Terson. The 1973 Play for Today featured the three characters who’d appeared previously in The Fishing Party.  The drama followed […]

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