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September 22, 2016BBC Birmingham Mug

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BBC Birmingham Mug

                                        These BBC Birmingham mugs were given to all staff when BBC Birmingham was moved from Pebble Mill to the Mailbox in 2004, when Pebble Mill was closed, and production moved to the city centre site. […]

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September 20, 2016Colin Pierpoint blog – part 15, Comms on Location

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Colin Pierpoint blog - part 15, Comms on Location

                        Part of the comms work was out on the road. I did many Sound Lines Tests. These were on the day before a broadcast, which was usually live, but lines were also used for VTR (Videotape recording in London or other regions). From […]

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September 12, 2016Tenth Anniversary Envelope

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Tenth Anniversary Envelope

                                              Thanks to Roy Thompson for posting these photos of the envelope designed to celebrate the tenth anniversary of BBC Pebble Mill. In the closer photo you can see the myriad of programmes […]

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September 9, 2016Broadcasting in the Seventies

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Broadcasting in the Seventies

                                          (Broadcasting in the Seventies was a BBC policy document, which set out how the structure of the BBC could be updated to respond to audience needs, particularly around local radio provision, as well as […]

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September 6, 2016Colin Pierpoint blog – part 14 Working at Pebble Mill, Comms

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Colin Pierpoint blog - part 14 Working at Pebble Mill, Comms

This is part 14 of Colin Pierpoint’s blog about his BBC career: I transferred into Communications in Birmingham in 1971 after completing the Grade C Engineering Course, and a year’s attachment to the Engineering Training Department at Wood Norton. In 1975 I got another secondment as a Lecturer for a year, and then after returning […]

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