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Pebble Mill Studios
PEBBLE MILL STUDIOS was a television studio complex owned by the BBC located in Edgbaston
Edgbaston
, Birmingham
Birmingham
, England
England
. The nine acre site was opened by Princess Anne on 10 November 1971, and in addition to the studios contained two canteens, a post office, gardens, a seven storey office block, and an Outside Broadcasting (OB) base. As well as being the home of Midlands Today and BBC
BBC
Radio WM , programmes produced at Pebble Mill included Pebble Mill at One , The Archers , Top Gear , Doctors and Gardeners\' World . Pebble Mill Studios
Pebble Mill Studios
closed in 2004 and was demolished in 2005
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John Craven
JOHN RAYMOND CRAVEN, OBE , FLS (born 16 August 1940) is an English journalist and television presenter, best known for presenting the BBC programmes Newsround , Countryfile and Beat the Brain . CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Career * 2.1 Television * 2.2 Other work * 2.3 Charity * 3 Personal life * 4 Awards and honours * 5 References EARLY LIFECraven was born in Leeds , West Yorkshire and educated at Leeds Modern School . Craven's father was held as a prisoner of war in Japan for three years during World War II . He left school at 16 and began an apprenticeship at Yorkshire Copperworks, writing for the company magazine. CAREERHe started his professional life in print journalism as a junior reporter on a local newspaper, the Harrogate Advertiser, before working for the Yorkshire Post and as a freelance correspondent and writer for national newspapers
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Newsround
NEWSROUND (stylized as NEWSROUND, originally called JOHN CRAVEN\'S NEWSROUND before his departure in 1989) is a BBC
BBC
children's news programme, which has run continuously since 4 April 1972. It was one of the world's first television news magazines aimed specifically at children. Initially commissioned as a short series by BBC
BBC
Children's Department, who held editorial control, its facilities were provided by BBC
BBC
News
News
. The programme is aimed at 6 to 12-year-olds
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Avid Technology
AVID TECHNOLOGY (often known and stylized as AVID) is an American technology and multimedia company founded in August 1987 by Bill Warner, based in Burlington, Massachusetts . It specializes in audio and video ; specifically, digital non-linear editing (NLE) systems, management and distribution services. Avid products are now used in the television and video industry to create television shows , feature films , and commercials . Media Composer , a professional software-based non-linear editing system, is Avid's flagship product . CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Awards * 1.2 Acquisitions * 2 Products * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYAvid was founded by a marketing manager from Apollo Computer , Bill Warner, a prototype of their first digital nonlinear editing system (the Avid/1) was shown in a private suite at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention in April 1988
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Cintel
CINTEL was a British digital cinema company founded in 1927 by John Logie Baird and based in Ware , Hertfordshire . The early company was called Cinema Television Ltd. Cinema Television was sold to J Arthur Rank Organization renamed Rank Cintel in 1958. It specialized in the design and manufacture of professional post-production equipment, for transcribing film into video or data formats. It was formerly part of the Rank Organisation . Along with a line of telecines, Rank Cintel made 3 tube RGB color video projectors in the 1960s. Their main products were based on either cathode ray tube (CRT) or charge coupled device (CCD) technology and include, like the diTTo, diTTo Evolution & dataMill film scanners, Millennium II, Millennium HD & C-Reality & DSX telecines , imageMill 1 "> Cintel URSA Diamond Cintel C-Reality Film Deck Many movies and TV shows for TV were transferred from film to TV on Cintel Telecines
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Doctors (soap Opera)
DOCTORS is a British medical soap opera which first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC One
BBC One
on 26 March 2000. Set in the fictional Midlands town of Letherbridge, defined as being in the city of Birmingham
Birmingham
, the soap follows the lives of the staff of both a Doctor\'s surgery and University Campus Surgery as well as their families and friends. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 International broadcasts * 2 Location and setting * 3 Storylines * 3.1 2000–2014 * 3.2 2015–present * 4 Characters * 5 Ratings * 6 Awards and nominations * 7 References * 8 External links HISTORYDoctors is produced by BBC Birmingham and is screened on BBC One
BBC One
, with the first episode broadcast on 26 March 2000. It was created by Chris Murray, with Mal Young developing it and Carson Black the original producer
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Nick Owen
NICHOLAS "NICK" CORBISHLEY OWEN (born 1 November 1947) is an English television presenter and newsreader , best known for presenting the breakfast television programme TV-am and the BBC 's local news show Midlands Today since 1997. He was also the Chairman of Luton Town Football Club between 2008 and 2017. CONTENTS * 1 Early life and education * 2 Early career * 3 Television career * 4 Luton Town * 5 Personal life * 6 References * 7 Publications * 8 External links * 9 Audio clips EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATIONOwen was born in Berkhamsted , Hertfordshire , to father Bertie, a headmaster and Dunkirk veteran, and mother Esme (née Burton), a music teacher. He attended Kingsland Grange prep school, an independent boarding school in Shrewsbury which has since been renamed Shrewsbury High Prep School , between the ages of 7 and 13, then Shrewsbury School between the ages of 13 and 18
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Link Electronics Ltd
LINK ELECTRONICS LTD. was a major UK industrial and broadcast television equipment manufacturer and systems integrator in the 1970s and 1980s. The company was founded by John Tanner and David Mann, who began manufacturing television cameras in 1966. Link was mainly known for its range of broadcast television cameras, but was also a manufacturer of outside broadcast (OB) vehicles, including the famous BBC "Type 5". Link also produced a wide range of ancillary studio equipment, such as distribution amplifiers , measuring sets and test signal generators
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Pebble Mill At One
PEBBLE MILL AT ONE was a British television magazine programme that was broadcast live weekdays at one o'clock on BBC1 , from 2 October 1972 to 23 May 1986 and again from 20 October 1991 to 25 May 1996. It was transmitted from the Pebble Mill studios of BBC Birmingham , and uniquely, was hosted from the centre's main foyer area, rather than a conventional television studio . Presenters during the long run included Jan Leeming , Donny MacLeod , Fern Britton , Marian Foster , Debi Jones, Bob Langley , Tom Coyne, David Seymour, Magnus Magnusson , Alan Titchmarsh , Chris Baines , Josephine Buchan, Judi Spiers , and Paul Coia . Editors for the show included Terry Dobson, Jim Dumighan, and Peter Hercombe. In 1991, a revival of the series was aired, which ran to 1996
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Anne Diamond
ANNE MARGARET DIAMOND (born 8 September 1954) is a British journalist and broadcast. She hosted Good Morning Britain for TV-am and the similarly titled Good Morning... with Anne and Nick for BBC One , both with Nick Owen as her co-presenter. She is currently a regular panelist on Loose Women , presents a phone-in show on BBC Radio Berkshire , makes regular appearances on The Wright Stuff on Channel 5 and BBC London , and is a regular columnist for the Daily Mail . In 1991, she successfully campaigned for research into cot death following the death of her third son, Sebastian. The campaign, which she co-founded, was reported to have cut the incidence of cot death in the UK from 2,000 a year to nearer 300
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Any Questions?
ANY QUESTIONS? is a topical debate radio programme in the United Kingdom that has been broadcast since 1948. CONTENTS* 1 Format * 1.1 Geographic representation * 1.2 Content restrictions * 2 History * 2.1 Carrier stations * 2.2 Notable programmes * 2.3 Chairmen * 3 See also * 4 External links * 5 References FORMATIt is broadcast by BBC Radio
Radio
4 on Friday evenings and repeated on Saturday afternoons, when it is followed by a phone-in response programme, Any Answers? , previously a postal response slot. Questions were originally far more diverse with a panel often made up of a clergyman, a journalist, an academic and either a politician or a trade unionist
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Royal Air Force
The ROYAL AIR FORCE (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force . Formed towards the end of the First World War
First World War
on 1 April 1918, it is the oldest independent air force in the world. Following victory over the Central Powers in 1918 the RAF emerged as, at the time, the largest air force in the world. Since its formation, the RAF has taken a significant role in British military history . In particular, it played a large part in the Second World War
Second World War
where it fought its most famous campaign, the Battle of Britain
Battle of Britain

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Dennis Specialist Vehicles
DENNIS SPECIALIST VEHICLES LIMITED was a major British manufacturer of specialised commercial vehicles based in Guildford
Guildford
, England
England
. The company was best known as the manufacturer of fire engines , although its other major product lines were buses , dustcarts and airport service vehicles. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Products * 2.1 Fire engines * 2.2 Buses * 2.3 Trucks * 2.4 Refuse trucks * 2.5 Military vehicles (during World War II) * 3 Joint ventures * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links HISTORYOriginally known as DENNIS BROTHERS LTD, the company was founded in 1895 by brothers John Cawsey (1871–1939) and (Herbert) Raymond (1878–1939) Dennis who made Speed King bicycles which they sold from their shop, the Universal Athletic Stores, in Guildford
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Boys From The Blackstuff
BOYS FROM THE BLACKSTUFF is a British television drama series of five episodes, originally transmitted from 10 October to 7 November 1982 on BBC2 . The serial was written by Liverpudlian playwright Alan Bleasdale , as a sequel to a television play, The Black Stuff. The British Film Institute described it as a "seminal drama series... a warm, humorous but ultimately tragic look at the way economics affect ordinary people... TV's most complete dramatic response to the Thatcher era and as a lament to the end of a male, working class British culture." CONTENTS * 1 The Black Stuff * 2 Boys from the Blackstuff * 3 Reception * 4 Episodes * 5 DVD release * 6 References * 7 External links THE BLACK STUFFThe television play THE BLACK STUFF was originally written by Bleasdale for BBC1 's Play for Today anthology series in 1978. After filming however, the play was not transmitted until 2 January 1980
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Renault Master
The RENAULT MASTER is an upper-medium size van produced by the French manufacturer Renault
Renault
since 1980, now in its third generation. It replaced the earlier Saviem SG3 light trucks. Opel
Opel
has sold versions of the second and third series vans as the OPEL MOVANO in Continental Europe and VAUXHALL MOVANO in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
. All three generations have been designed and manufactured by Renault, irrespective of the brand. Over its lifetime several different body styles have been available, from the standard van to bigger models with an increased load area, height, and longer-wheelbases with an LWB prefix. Panel vans are very common, but pickups are also available. Heavier-duty models of the Master was also sold by (now Volvo
Volvo
owned) Renault
Renault
Trucks as the B-SERIES, later as the MESSENGER and the MASCOTT
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Songs Of Praise
SONGS OF PRAISE is a BBC Television religious programme that presents Christian hymns which first aired in October 1961. Since 2016 it has been presented by former BBC Breakfast frontman Bill Turnbull . The first edition was broadcast from the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Cardiff , and the series is one of the longest running of its kind on television anywhere in the world
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