From Bradford UNESCO City of Film, we write about photography, film and television, and daily life in a national museum.
Throughout this month, we’ve been counting down to our 30th birthday and now it’s finally here! Our Head of Museum, Jo Quinton-Tulloch, is looking forward to a weekend of celebration… … Continue reading
Iain Logie Baird is certain that the Model B Televisor in our Collection was tuned in to the very first television broadcast. That’s a lot of history in one object.
Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation put television on the map. Iain Baird looks at some of the objects in our archive that document that momentous day in TV history.
Brian Liddy looks back at The Museum Exile of 1997 – when all the objects in our Collections (along with their curators) went on an adventure to Halifax.
We’ll be counting down to the big 3-0 by sharing some of our biggest achievements and most interesting collection items, and we want you to share your memories.
Robbie Cooper’s Immersion project captures images of people as they become immersed in different types of media. Having toured the world with his project and exhibition, now Cooper wants to take it to the next level.
Fireball XL5, Stingray, Captain Scarlet, and most notably Thunderbirds, made Gerry Anderson a big name in children’s television, but this was never his intention. Gerry Anderson worked as a film … Continue reading
The BBC is donating its collection of almost 1,000 historical objects to the Museum as part of its 90th anniversary celebrations. So what are we going to do with all those (mostly radio related) artefacts?
Film crews always spark interest among staff and visitors alike. When the name happened to be Sir David Attenborough, it is fair to say excitement levels here reached fever pitch.
Wednesday 19th September 2012 is Ask a Curator Day. Museums around the globe are opening their doors to the Twittersphere so you can ask a Curator anything you want. We … Continue reading
We posted the podcast a couple of days ago, but now we’ve got a couple of video clips to share from the Barbara Windsor Screentalk, in which Babs chatted with … Continue reading