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Independent television: The first 30 years

Title
Independent television: The first 30 years
Genre
Vox pop; Speech; Special
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1985
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Duration
00:24:50
Description
Alastair Burnet presents Independent Television: The First 30 Years, including highlights from the IBA/Robert Fraser lecture by politician Viscount Willie Whitelaw on independent broadcasting and the future of independent radio and Channel 4. Also looks at the start and development of ITV - speaking are ITV Director-General Robert Fraser (other speakers not identified). Closes with clips of ITV programmes from the thirty years.
Contributors
William Whitelaw; Channel 4; ITV; Alastair Burnet; Robert Fraser
Keywords
Television; ITV; Broadcasting; Commercial television; Community broadcasting; Future developments; Radio; Commercial radio; Broadcasting industry; Television stations; Channel 4; Television channels; Robert Fraser

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