Category: OUTSIDE BROADCAST

Early RUPERT NEVE consoles and their stories | PART THREE: 1967 – 1968 | ‘More Little Shelford Neves’

Researched and written by DAVID TAYLOR With information and photographs by JOHN TURNER Continuing the story of the early Neve consoles, with more of the ‘shiny black finish’ germanium transistors mixers that Rupert Neve constructed in his converted stable block at ‘Priesthaus’ in Little Shelford. I haven’t credited the many images that John Turner has…

By David Taylor 2022-06-18 Off

1965 to Early ’80’s – PYE BROADCAST AUDIO CONSOLES | PART TWO: BIGGER ‘SCANNERS’

PART TWO CONTENTS: SCANNERS GET BIGGER – WITH SEPARATED VISION, PRODUCTION and SOUND The Colour Demonstration Unit The ’70’s with the silicon transistorised mixers 1| BBC CMCR13 2| 1968-1970 BBC CMCR TYPE 2 SCANNERS The BBC version of the Pye transistorised console of the 1970Video excerpt one: Smaller Pye desks were still to be found…

By David Taylor 2021-06-23 Off

1967 – ‘OUR WORLD’ | PART TWO: ‘ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE’ | THE BBC O.B. AT ABBEY ROAD WITH THE BEATLES

For ‘PART ONE: 1967 – ‘OUR WORLD’ Live TV links ‘THE WORLD’….HOW IT WAS MADE AND PRESENTED’….start HERE. THE IDEA FOR THE BEATLES SEGMENT The decision to make a Beatles recording session part of the ‘Our World’ programme, might have come from either the producer Aubrey Singer or the TV director Derek Burrell-Davis but both…

By David Taylor 2020-09-03 Off

1967 – ‘OUR WORLD’ | LIVE TV LINKS ‘THE WORLD’ | PART ONE: HOW IT WAS MADE AND PRESENTED

By David Taylor Part One: An in-depth look at how this worldwide live programme was put together, and with lots of video excerpts, will hopefully explain the finished programme.Part Two: How both the recording teams that worked with the Beatles and the television crew that set up in EMI Studio 1 all together made something…

By David Taylor 2020-09-03 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

1967 – ANGLIA TELEVISION | a look at the ‘GLAMOUR ’67’ OUTSIDE BROADCAST

By DAVID TAYLOR For the first in this series of posts on my years at Anglia Television look HERE In the summer of 1967, Anglia took the OB Unit around East Anglia’s seaside towns and as the Anglia region was reaching well into Lincolnshire, we sometimes headed north, around The Wash up as far as…

By David Taylor 2020-06-05 Off