Monday, 21 November 2011

'carteruncut': Ally Pally, Andy Pandy, and so on.

Link to 'carteruncut' web site
with links to many other sites

"Hello Radiolympia. This is direct television from the studios at Alexandra Palace!" *

THESE were the immortal words spoken to camera by Elizabeth Cowell, on 2 November 1936.

Alexandra Palace was the birthplace of regular, public, "high" definition television broadcasting in the UK and arguably, the world.

BBC Studios A & B are the world's oldest surviving television studios.

* Radiolympia was the big radio exhibition, concurrent at Olympia,

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