British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

The morning show, 08/10/73

The morning show, 08/10/73
News report; News bulletin; Advertisement; Special
TX Date
8 Oct 1973
Year of production
Play audio
To listen to the audio files, please log in.
Original (first) broadcast of LBC. Morning news programme, introduced by David Jessel with news bulletin read by Ken Guy; reports on Middle East war by Dick (i.e. Richard C.) Gross; Joe Fitchard(?); start of the London Broadcasting Company (LBC); Soviet torpedo fired in North Sea; launch of latest phase of government ‘s economic policy; Chrysler cars industrial dispute in Coventry; demonstration of Jews in New York protesting against actions of Arab countries against Israel, report by Brian McFadden(?); shooting of two policemen in Oxted, Surrey; interviews with Benad Avital, Israeli Embassy; Peter Mansfield, Middle East expert; includes messages of congratulation to LBC from Edward Heath, Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, Leader of the Opposition and Jeremy Thorpe, Liberal Party leader; includes Birds Eye advertisement celebrating LBC launch; Spike Milligan advertises the Guardian newspaper and other commercial breaks; also messages of congratulation to LBC from London Weekend Television.
David Jessel; Ken Guy; Dick Gross; Richard C. Gross; Benad Avital; Peter Mansfield; Spike Milligan; Brian McFadden(?); Joe Fitchard(?)
Egypt; Israel; Middle East; Jewish-Arab relations; Economics; UK; USSR; Demonstrations; Military affairs; Car industry; New York; Economic policy; Warfare; Radio; Policemen; Commercial radio; Guns; LBC; Chrysler; Palestinian Arabs

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 2229 times.