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Stills Gallery : Chronological : The 1950s

Until 1955 the BBC provided the only television service in the UK.



Stills Gallery : Chronological : The 1950s


           

The launch of ITV began in 1955, below is the launch timeline for each region.


 

Associated Rediffusion : 22/09/1955 : Weekdays only.

ATV London : 22/09/1955 : Weekends only.

ATV Midlands : 17/02/1956 : Weekdays only.

ABC Midlands : 18/02/1956 :Weekends only.

Granada : 05/05/1956 : Weekdays only.

ABC North : 05/05/1956 : Weekends only.

Scottish Television : 31/08/1957 : 7 day service.

Television Wales and West : 14/01/1958 : 7 day service.

Southern Television : 30/08/1958 : 7 day service.

Tyne Tees Television : 15/01/1959 : 7 day service.

Anglia Television : 27/10/1959 : 7 day service.

Ulster Television : 31/10/1959 : 7 day service.

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