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 31, 2015A Funny Thing Happened – David Shute

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A Funny Thing Happened - David Shute

                        This photo was taken just a short time before we moved shop to Pebble Mill – late 1960s/1970. Some of the under-dressed cast of A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum.  Top left the amazing Jenny Brewer, next to her […]

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July 29, 2015Several Careful Owners

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Several Careful Owners

                      Copyright resides with the original holder, no reproduction without permission. Several Careful Owners was transmitted between 1996 and 2001 on BBC 2, and BBC Choice. There were several series of the motoring programme, which traced the previous owners of different individual iconic cars, to […]

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July 28, 2015Radio Studio 3 Tape Library

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Radio Studio 3 Tape Library

                                          This photo is of the Radio Studio 3  tape library at Pebble Mill (used on The Archers, and many other radio dramas). All of the bird sound effects were verified by the RSPB, with […]

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July 27, 2015Phil Lewis

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The creator of Pot Black, Phil Lewis has sadly died recently. He was a long serving television producer in BBC’s Midland Region, and later became Head of Events in London. Phil began his career on cameras at Alexandra Palace and Lime Grove. He produced a wide range of programmes, both in the studio and on […]

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July 8, 2015Factual and Learning – We are BBC Birmingham

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Factual and Learning - We are BBC Birmingham

Copyright resides with the original holder, no reproduction without permission. This sheet about the Factual & Learning department, was part of a booklet given to all staff when BBC Birmingham moved from Pebble Mill to the Mailbox in 2004. The sheet lists various recent and current programmes made by the department, including: £1 Million Pound […]

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