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

Daily Archive: Friday, 23 September 1955

The Morning After

Perhaps surprisingly, last night’s opening broadcast from commercial television hardly makes front page news in those papers that carry news on their front page. It’s mentioned in passing on the Daily Express’s rather busy page one in a piece headlined “Who killed Grace Archer?” but its main headlines concern the new leader of the Argentine, General Eduardo Lonardi. a miniature tornado in Dunstable, Bedfordshire, and a white paper on the missing diplomats Maclean and Burgess – which is due to be published later today. (more…)