Category: LONDON WEEKEND TELEVISION

1970 – The changing face of music at LONDON WEEKEND TV | A look at ‘THE WORLD OF MAYNARD FERGUSON’.

BY DAVID TAYLOR CONTENTS Making the music on TV sound better And making the ‘Light Entertainment’ shows better What to do about ‘a house band’? ‘The World Of Maynard Ferguson’ TV Special Video excerpt one – the opening and first band number: Video excerpt two – keep the singers moving: The others in the show…

By David Taylor 2021-10-27 Off

1969 to 1972 – DAVID FROST AT LONDON WEEKEND

BY DAVID TAYLOR CONTENTS: Video excerpt one: The Savundra interview A change-round in ITV New studios….new staff? Frost gets a show…every weekend evening London Weekend starts of with a ‘strike’ Busking the first Frost On Sunday onto ‘Air LWT ratings were crashing and so was the company A look at sound coverage on the Frost…

By David Taylor 2020-12-19 Off

1970 – BERNSTEIN’s VERDI REQUIEM – ST.PAUL’S CONCERT | 50 years later – the recovered stereo mix

By David Taylor PART ONE OF TWO (Part Two covers the parallel CBS Records recording done by Bob Auger at The Royal Albert Hall.) CONTENTS: BIG MUSIC IN A BIG ROOM BERNSTEIN LEAVES A POLITICAL PROBLEM BEHIND AN ‘INSANE SCHEDULE’ “TALE OF 3 TENORS AND A CONDUCTOR” LWT GOES INTO ‘CO-PRODUCTION’ HUMPHREY BURTON’S MEMORIES MIKING…

By David Taylor 2020-08-05 Off

1969 – I MOVE ON TO LONDON WEEKEND…via THAMES

by DAVID TAYLOR In 1968 Independent Television had received it’s first shake-up, when licenses were all up for renewal and although Anglia retained its licence, the separate weekend contracts for the North and the Midlands became full seven day ones and the North was split into two regions.London continued as two separate week and weekend…

By David Taylor 2020-06-11 Off