We look at the history of the Met Office shipping forecast.
The start of new week and news that Terry is to receive a knighthood prompts his listeners to write and email in.
You have to go back to the 80s for shortwave to be a real part of media monitoring. Today, the focus is digital communication.
Ground-breaking 1940s BBC Radio comedy programme saved from a damaged Transcription Services record.
BBC Monitoring, a historical BBC World Service department which has been monitoring some of the world’s most seismic events for 75 years.
BBC World Service Lillibolero station ident with the pips on a good reception day and a good old-fashioned announcer.
When Auntie BBC put on a kaftan and beads and entered the pop age, a 1970 analysis of UK pop radio.
Contrasting the old BBC announcer world of John Snagge with that of his counterpart, Noel Edmonds.
Showing the work of Studio Managers, Technical Operators and the broadcast systems of the time.
The wonderful chat heard daily on BBC Radio 2 as Ken Bruce tries to take control.
The inshore forecast and closedown read by Eugene Fraser. We wonder how long long-wave has to go in the digital age.
BBC's Antiques Roadtrip looks at radio history while we look at the classic broadcast equipment in shot.
The only time that the shipping forecast has been read on both radio and tv as part of the Arena Radio Night in 1993.
Clips from the Today programme as James Naughtie signs off.
Clip from the Today programme celebrating the life of a respected BBC Radio 4 announcer.
It's the worst thing that can happen to a much-loved newsreader. Anything can set you off and once you have started to laugh, trying to stop makes it worse.
The first ever jingle heard on BBC Radio One, in those days medium-wave only on 247 metres.
The BBC Radio 4 shipping forecast is a British institution and still relevant for today's mariners.
John Peel and his BBC World Service producer Bobby Seiler being interviewed on Write On.
A video about how the British Broadcasting Company began with Station 2LO.
A selection of music that has been used for BBC World Service promotions and trailers.
Listen as the BBC stops being your auntie and becomes more of a friend.
Wonderfully dated look inside the BBC World Service.
Taken from Secombe And Friends via ARTV, a few minutes of classic comedy lovingly restored.
Some rainy day viewing. Settle down and enjoy with tea and biscuits.
A good old-fashioned continuity announcement with pips in 1995.
A great name with a great history. Still a DAB site.