On her arrival at A T V Centre at 12.20 p.m. today, Princess Alexandra will be received by Lord Renwick (ATV chairman). Lady Renwick, Sir Lew Grade (ATV Managing Director; and Lady Grade.
Speed and flexibility were the essence of the building programme for the new ATV Centre.
A recent picture of the building which is in use but still under construction.
To attain maximum efficiency in servicing, some areas of the new ATV centre have been fitted with special floors by the Floating Floors Division of the Metal Castings Doehler Co, of Worcester.
Lunch Box, Emergency – Ward 10, Beat the Clock, The Power Game, Front Page Story, Birthday Honours.
Independent television came to the Midlands on February 17, 1956. It was launched by a massive gala ball at Birmingham Town Hall and speeches by civic heads and the then chairman of the ITA, Sir Kenneth Clark.
Have you ever wondered why the stillness of the studio from which a TV announcer talks is not broken by rumbles as the gang in the studio next door moves scenery, or as a pop group shouts away?
Crossroads, The Englebert Humperdinck Show, the Saint, Department “S” and more.
The chairman of ATV, the director of programmes and the production controller.