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

Daily Archive: Monday, 12 September 1955

The Wheeler Dealers

ITV, ten days to goYes, there are only ten days to go until commercial¬†television starts broadcasting and changes the make-up of British television broadcasting for good. Or ill, I suppose. With so little time left it’s good news, I suppose, that¬†The Guardian reports on a statement made by Gordon Sandison of the actors’ union Equity. Mr Sandison was still optimistic that there might be an agreement by 22 September with Sir Robert Fraser of the ITA imposing a limitation on the number of hours available for foreign films. (more…)