1. To celebrate 60 years of ITV, a look back at a time when it wasn't a single channel but a conglomerate of regional channels, all with their own idents and identity: occasionally bizarre, often charming, this is the show that looks the history of ITV in the face.

    Episode sixteen: London. Where all things begin and where all things end, with Philip Elsmore, David Frost and Michael Green. Supersized series finale, on the day ITV turns 60.

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  2. To celebrate 60 years of ITV, a look back at a time when it wasn't a single channel but a conglomerate of regional channels, all with their own idents and identity: occasionally bizarre, often charming, this is the show that looks the history of ITV in the face.

    Episode fifteen: Scotland. Grampian and Scottish - a parcel of rogues and rouge, starring Tony Currie, Colin Lamont, Kay Duncan, a thistle and the Saltire.

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  3. To celebrate 60 years of ITV, a look back at a time when it wasn't a single channel but a conglomerate of regional channels, all with their own idents and identity: occasionally bizarre, often charming, this is the show that looks the history of ITV in the face.

    Episode fourteen: GSkyB and what followed. Repeats, mulch and third-division football, beamed from space into the homes of almost no-one, starring the wasted talent of Lambie-Nairn, a big capital G, and a stuffed monkey.

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  4. To celebrate 60 years of ITV, a look back at a time when it wasn't a single channel but a conglomerate of regional channels, all with their own idents and identity: occasionally bizarre, often charming, this is the show that looks the history of ITV in the face.

    Episode thirteen: Ulster. Troubled television, starring Julian Simmons, the IRA and a telly on a stick.

    This episode was completed shortly before UTV placed their television assets up for sale.

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  5. To celebrate 60 years of ITV, a look back at a time when it wasn't a single channel but a conglomerate of regional channels, all with their own idents and identity: occasionally bizarre, often charming, this is the show that looks the history of ITV in the face.

    Episode twelve: Night Time. The story of the late, late shift, starring a cat, some owls, some dancing light and Dani Behr.

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ITV in the Face

Bob the Fish Productions Plus

Made in 2016 to celebrate 60 years of ITV, this is the semi-legendary 16-part documentary that looks back at a time when it wasn't a single channel but a conglomerate of regional channels, all with their own idents and identity: occasionally bizarre,…


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Made in 2016 to celebrate 60 years of ITV, this is the semi-legendary 16-part documentary that looks back at a time when it wasn't a single channel but a conglomerate of regional channels, all with their own idents and identity: occasionally bizarre, often charming, this is the show that looks the history of ITV in the face.

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  • garry robin simpson

    Sadly my mother passed away last Friday. This history reminds me of many a time watching Regional ITV in the late 1960"s and 1970"s Thank You.

    by garry robin simpson

  • James Marsh

    Written and WELL said by Matthew Harris

    by James Marsh

  • garry robin simpson

    I"ve seen em all and they were great. Have a break and have a great chritstmas and new year.Thank You Applemask and Bob the Fish productions. A former disabled carer. From the New Forest. GOD BLESS!

    by garry robin simpson

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