The BBC Story
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Section of the BBC website that looks at the history of the Beeb. Topics covered include Children at the BBC, Women at the BBC, BBC at war, origins of local radio, 80 years of gardening programmes, Dance on the BBC, Soaps on the BBC, the history of the BBC logo. The 'Story of BBC Television' section looks at the history of the BBC - from the early days of television, from its battle for invention, through early technical and creative triumphs at Alexandra Palace and its reinvention after World War II, and finally the great televisual moment of the 1953 Coronation which popularised the medium.