ATV Icons are reserved for famous faces, however sometimes buildings can in their own right become ‘iconic’. No doubt none in television terms more so than the BBC Television Centre.
Born Joan Noel Gordon at 139 Clements Road, East Ham, London, on December 25th 1919 she became a leading force in the launch of ATV Midlands and a groundbreaking television personality.
In a special edition of ATV Icon, Elin Toona Gottschalk shares her memories of her time with Jenny Tomasin – the actress who became an international face thanks to her role in Upstairs Downstairs.
2012 marks 40 years since the man behind Sunday Night at the London Palladium, Val Parnell, died. Here ATV Today celebrates the ITV television executive, theatre manager and impresario.
With Sue Nicholls currently part of another major storyline in Coronation Street, we take a look at the life and work of the actress behind Weatherfield’s Audrey Roberts.
This month our ATV Icons strand celebrates the prolific American television producer Aaron Spelling who’s various and numerous credits include hits such as Charlie’s Angels, Dynasty, Melrose Place, T.J Hooker and The Love Boat.
It has been announced that current BBC Three controller Danny Cohen will replace Jay Hunt as the controller of BBC One – the corporation’s flagship channel. We take a look at Cohen’s time as controller of the digital channel.
This month our ATV Icons strand takes a look at the career of actress Tracy Scoggins whose roles in Dynasty, The Colby’s Babylon 5 and Dante’s Cove has made her a familiar face on television since the 1980s.
This week BBC One’s critically acclaimed and award-winning spy/thriller series Spooks returns. Amongst the new cast members joining Spooks for the new season is actor Max Brown whose previous credits include Foyle’s War, The Tudors and Crossroads. Under our ‘Rising Stars’ banner...
This month we celebrate the career of Jean Marsh who is soon to return to our-screens in, perhaps, her most memorable role; that of Rose Buck in Upstairs, Downstairs.