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British Broadcasting Corporation

Group   From 1/1/1927

Also known as the BBC or more affectionately, the Beeb.  Founded as the British Broadcasting Company on 18 October 1922 to do test radio transmissions from Marconi House in the Strand.   On 14 November that year the first BBC radio transmission was from station 2LO, at Marconi House, from which it had been sending test transmissions since 11 May.   That year John Reith was appointed as general manager.  The Company became the British Broadcasting Corporation on 1 January 1927.  Television transmissions began from Alexander Palace in 1936.

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British Broadcasting Corporation

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45445

BBC - WC2

This plaque is on the front of this building, over to the left (out of our pi...

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44671

Last Goon Show

The Camden Palace was home to the Goon Show through the 1950s.

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49703

Lord Reith - SW1

Lord Reith, 1889 - 1971, first Director-General of the BBC, lived here, 1924 ...

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50464

BBC Television Centre - Arthur Lowe

Arthur Lowe, 1915 - 1982. BBC and the Heritage Foundation

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50453

BBC Television Centre - Bill Owen

Bill Owen MBE, 1914 - 1999. BBC and the Heritage Foundation

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50467

BBC Television Centre - Derek Nimmo

Derek Nimmo, 1930 - 1999. BBC and the Heritage Foundation

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50468

BBC Television Centre - Dick Emery

Dick Emery, 1917 - 1983. BBC and the Heritage Foundation

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50476

BBC Television Centre - Doctor Who - Jon Pertwee

Doctor Who - Jon Pertwee, 1919 - 1996. BBC and the Heritage Foundation

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