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How did we watch the News before TV and the internet?

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How did we watch the News before TV and the internet?

We are constantly surrounded by floods of news and information, some of it genuine, a lot of it fake. Social media, the internet, TV, radio, podcasts, newspapers and the list goes on, mean that we can’t hide from the headlines. Can you imagine our world without a constant, 24-hour flow of world news as it unfolds?

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Four exciting DVDs from BBC's archives coming our way in 2018

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Four exciting DVDs from BBC's archives coming our way in 2018

From vintage ghost stories and epic historical drama, to heart-warming drama and nostalgic children’s favourites, these four classics, which were thought to be lost forever, had audiences spellbound when they were first broadcast. And we can’t wait to get our hands on them again!

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The Brothers: Why was this BBC boardroom family saga so addictive?

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The Brothers: Why was this BBC boardroom family saga so addictive?

The Brothers was one of the BBC’s most popular soap operas. We look at why it was a hit when first broadcast in the 1970s, and why it continues to resonate with new fans today.

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Chesney and Wolfe’s Most Popular Britcoms from the 1960s and 1970s

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Chesney and Wolfe’s Most Popular Britcoms from the 1960s and 1970s

Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe were two of the best TV comedy writers at the BBC, responsible for some of the most iconic sitcoms of the 1960s and 70s.

In tribute to a partnership that led to much laughter, we remember some of the best sitcoms penned by this prolific duo.

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Watching the Detectives – 24 of the Best TV Sleuths

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Watching the Detectives – 24 of the Best TV Sleuths

Screen detectives have gripped audiences throughout the world since the dawn of television. From the Victorian world of Sherlock Holmes to the mean Paris streets of Spiral, these men and women are the fictional sleuths that matter and continue to influence popular culture, modern-day police methods and literature.

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