1952 in British television

This is a list of British television related events from 1952.

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Events edit

January edit

February edit

  • 1 February – The first TV detector van is demonstrated. It is designed to track down users of unlicensed television sets.[2]
  • 15 February – The funeral of King George VI is televised in the UK.

March edit

April edit

  • No events.

May edit

  • No events.

June edit

  • No events.

July edit

August edit

September edit

  • No events.

October edit

  • No events.

November edit

  • No events.

December edit

Debuts edit

Continuing television shows edit

1920s edit

  • BBC Wimbledon (1927–1939, 1946–2019, 2021–2024)

1930s edit

  • The Boat Race (1938–1939, 1946–2019, 2021–present)
  • BBC Cricket (1939, 1946–1999, 2020–2024)

1940s edit

1950s edit

Ending this year edit

Births edit

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ Kynaston, David (2009). Family Britain, 1951–57. London: Bloomsbury. p. 458. ISBN 978-0-7475-8385-1.
  2. ^ "Test drive for TV detector vans". BBC On This Day. 1952-02-01. Archived from the original on 10 May 2009. Retrieved 19 May 2009.
  3. ^ The Glamorgan Advertiser, Maesteg, 22 August 1952, page 9.
  4. ^ Pawley, Edward (1972). BBC Engineering 1922-1972. BBC Publications. p. 374. ISBN 0-563-12127-0.
  5. ^ McCann, Graham (2021-12-30). "Gang Aft Agley: The Day TV Broke Hogmanay". Comedy Chronicles. British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 2022-01-01.

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