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April 21, 2016Colin Pierpoint blog part 1- London

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Colin Pierpoint blog part 1- London

My BBC career. By Colin Pierpoint London To begin at the beginning. My career began on 14th August 1961 when I, a timid 18 year old, left my parents’ Cheshire home, for London. The first week was an Induction Course,which was quite comprehensive I remember. It took place in the Langham Hotel, a BBC building […]

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April 15, 2016Tail-less Top Geat cats – Chris Bates

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Tail-less Top Geat cats - Chris Bates

                                          Here is an article by Senior Press Officer, Chris Bates, published in the February 2016 edition of the BBC retirees magazine Prospero: http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/mypension/en/prospero_feb_2016.pdf. He tells of the efforts he made to get Top Gear […]

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April 6, 2016New generation of Royals ‘appropriate’ to open Pebble Mill

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New generation of Royals 'appropriate' to open Pebble Mill

                        As a follow up to the recent blog about who should officially open the new Pebble Mill building: http://www.pebblemill.org/blog/who-should-open-pebble-mill/ the next memo of interest in the BBC’s Written Archives at Caversham dates from 16th January 1970. It is from the BBC Director of […]

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April 5, 2016Voice of the Listener and Viewer visit 1992

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Voice of the Listener and Viewer visit 1992

                      Photo copyright Robin Vanags, 1992. No reproduction without permission. Here are Robin Vanags recollections of visiting Pebble Mill in 1992, around the time that the 21st anniversary of the building was being celebrated: ‘Those of us visiting BBC Pebble Mill from ‘Voice of the […]

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April 4, 2016Letterhead circa 1980s

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Letterhead circa 1980s

                  Copyright resides with the original holder, no reproduction without permission. Thanks to Steve Dellow for keeping this A5 notepaper safe, and for sharing it. Steve found the slightly crumpled letterhead in 1984, in the Communications Centre drawer! The sheet dates from the 1980s, and was designed […]

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