ATV Icon: Ken Dodd

ATV Icon: Remembering Ken Dodd.

ATV Icon: Thora Hird

A celebration of a television name that for decades graced our screens, the late great Thora Hird.

ATV Icon: Dale Winton

A celebration of 1990s king of camp, and supermarket based game shows, Dale Winton.

Elstree Studios brings you ‘Take Two’

Which well-known British sitcom actor could have been adopted by Orson Welles? Which 20 year old actress had to sign a contract in which she couldn’t go in to a…

Danny Dyer threatens to ‘iron out’ Craig Revel Horwood

The actor – famed for his hardman roles – made the tongue-in-cheek promise in an interview with The Daily Star.

ATV Icon: Lord Lew Grade – The Early Years

In his final Icon’s special DJ Michael Keohan takes a look at the life and times of media mogul Lord Lew Grade, the man who made Associated Television one of…

ATV Icon: Al Pacino

Today the BFI Southbank begin a celebration of the career of Al Pacino, so to mark the season DJ Michael Keohan adds Al to our Hall of Fame.

ATV Icon: June Whitfield

Michael Keohan celebrates the life and times of one of Britain’s best-loved performers, June Whitfield.

ATV Icon: Tracy Scoggins

This issue sees our ATV Icons strand take a look at the career of actress Tracy Scoggins whose roles in Dynasty, The Colby’s Babylon 5 and Dante’s Cove has made…

ATV Icon Special: Television Centre

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.