Category: LONDON WEEKEND TELEVISION

1969 to 1972 – DAVID FROST AT LONDON WEEKEND

CONTENTS: 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 Shows A ‘Radio Mic’ for Frost Stand mics where…

By David Taylor 2020-12-19 0

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

PART ONE OF TWO By DAVID TAYLOR In February 1970 I’d only been with London Weekend TV for a few months when we broadcast a classical concert that affected me more than any other I had then experienced. This was Leonard Bernstein conducting the London Symphony Orchestra in the Verdi Requiem in St.Paul’s Cathedral. As…

By David Taylor 2020-08-05 0

1969 – I MOVE ON TO LONDON WEEKEND…via THAMES

POST No. 4 by DAVID TAYLOR JUNE 2020 In 1968 Independent Television had received it’s first shake-up, when licenses were all up for renewal and although Anglia retained it’s 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…

By David Taylor 2020-06-11 0