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Daily Archive: Wednesday, 14 September 1955

Completing the Set

ITV, eight days to goExciting news today carried in all the papers – the Independent Television Authority have accepted, subject to contract, the application by the Associated British Picture Corporation Ltd to provide weekend programmes from its stations at Lichfield, Rivington Moor (Lancashire) and Yorkshire. The contract is formally awarded to Associated British Cinemas (Television) Ltd, a subsidiary of the Asssociated British Picture Corporation. Minority shareholders in the venture include the Birmingham Post and Mail, the Birmingham Gazette and Despatch, the Bradford and District Newspaper Co Ltd (publishers of the Yorkshire Observer) and the Bradford Telegraph and Argus. (more…)