‘I’m getting three years is hard’

Top producer BRIAN TESLER shortly goes over to Associated TeleVision from the BBC with one of the most tempting contracts ever offered in this country

Val Parnell – Paladin of the Palladium

TVTimes interviews the man behind Sunday Night at the London Palladium

Girl behind the news

Meet the woman who sells dresses by day and reads the local ATV news by night in 1956

Brian Tesler makes his ITV bow

TVTimes announces ATV's latest poach from the BBC - a producer named Brian Tesler - in 1957

Shaw Taylor

Meet ATV's Shaw Taylor, former actor, continuity announcer and now host of 'Pencil and Paper' in 1962

The Palladium Show is ‘in the van’

Sunday Night at the London Palladium involves spending Sunday day in a van behind the theatre

Annual Report 1969

1968 was a busy year for ATV Network, as this excerpt from their annual report for 1969 reveals

Watch carefully – it’s TV’s big night

Blair Thomson surveys the prospects of ATV-viewing after the 1968 regional reorganisation

How wrestling can get a hold on you

ATV's new wrestling sitcom 'The Losers' gives the TVTimes an excuse to look behind the world of professional wrestling in 1978

Alpha Television studios

Visit our site all about Alpha Television studios, the home of ATV and ABC in the Midlands 1956-1968