Fool House!

Norman Hudis introduces his new ABC sitcom, Our House, in 1960

John Thaw

A profile of the star of ABC's 'Redcap' in 1966

Blackpool Night Out

ABC opens the new Blackpool Theatre with 'Blackpool Night Out' in 1964

Interviewing the stars

John Parsons explains how he gets his interviews in the can for ABC's Film Fanfare in 1956

Eamonn Andrews calling...

Look Westward magazine profiles Eamonn Andrews and previews his new Saturday night chat show in 1964

Private detective in the Public Eye

TVTimes introduces ABC's new Saturday night drama series

Contracts and criticism

ABC's Howard Thomas on the ITA, Pilkington and Lew Grade

‘M’ appeal

ABC's Howard Thomas on selling The Avengers to the United States

Dramas of one kind or another

In an excerpt from his autobiography, ABC's Howard Thomas explains the genesis of The Avengers

Building up ABC

Howard Thomas explains how ABC grew from late starter to drama powerhouse.

Presenting the difference

How do you differentiate your two-day ITV company against a five-day behemoth?

It’s about time

ABC-TV's launch clock, recreated from the memories of viewers in 1956

Shield your eyes

Recreated: the ABC 'shield' ident from 1957.

Busy Batchelor

ABC starts the day with a lovely piece of music composed by Redvers Kyle.

ABC at Christmas

A festive gallery of ABC Christmas presentation.

Authority announcements

The first thing said on ABC every time it opened up transmissions.

Progress report from Teddington

An update on the refurbishment of ABC's Teddington studios in 1962

It’s a race against time

The TVTimes in 1958 looks at the rush to get Outside Broadcasts on air at Christmas

The Passing of the 9th Floor Back…

The new Television House opens in March 1962 in Mount Street in Manchester

So Diddy David is at the crossroads

The Daily Express asks what's next for David Hamilton in 1967

The girl who makes up the stars

Lee Halls is ABC's make-up expert at Didsbury in 1958

School for stars

How ABC discovered Joan Edwards, Bob Hatch and Julie Stevens

Three year diary

The 1964 contract renewal won, Howard Thomas explains what ABC will be doing for the next three years