The world of British television off and on the screen, as it was sixty years ago.

Daily Archive: Friday, 9 September 1955

What Critics Are For

The news today is a bitty as tonight’s BBC schedule.

Those saddled with older television sets which can only receive BBC programmes should expect to pay no more than around £12 to have their set converted to allow reception of commercial programmes if they live in an area where reception is good or £15 where the signal is weaker according to The Guardian’s “own reporter”. The Daily Mirror reports similar information but adds that many people were being charged between £16 and £38 for this service. (more…)