This Is The BBC
The wireless and the telly, when things seemed just a wee bit simpler than they
are now. We've all heard that before, haven't we?; and there is some truth to it. It was easier to see what was on the wireless
and the telly, no goodness knows how many channels to choose from, there was only one, The BBC, in the case of television
anyway, the wireless had The Light Programme, The Third Programme and The Home Service, each catering to a specific audience.
The Light Programme was just that, it carried lighter fare, record request programmes, the news, programmes catering to men,
women and children. The Third Programme was the so called classical music channel, and while there was alot of it, there was
also serious discussions on the events and affairs of the day. The Home Service catered to what we think was a combination
of the Light and Third Programmes. The Home Service carried radio documentaries, music, and news, and other fare'
On this page we'll attempt to examine as closely as space will allow,television
programmes and the radio programmes, and somewhere on the page will be a link to a page on our Albion Heart website on Childrens
Television.........Shall we begin?