Broadcaster and naturalist. Born in Isleworth, West London. He joined the B.B.C. in 1952. His first major natural history series was 'Zoo Quest' in 1954. Appointed controller of BB2 television in 1...
Person, TV & Radio
A 2016 BB2 television series called Black and British - A Forgotten History, traced the history of black people in Britain. Following on from this, a series of plaques are being erected around Brit...
Media, Community / Clubs, TV & Radio
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Group, Tragedy, TV & Radio
The first broadcast was made by Sir Walford Davies, professor of music at Gresham College and was only available in the London area. Nationwide broadcasting started in 1927. The service came into p...
Group, TV & Radio
Environmental campaigner and botanist. Brought up in London. Built up a media career as a protector of the environment. Initially supported the campaign to raise awareness of man-made climate ch...
Person, Gardens / Agriculture, TV & Radio
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Born: 2/7/1903, 117 years ago
Person, Royalty, Norway
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