GOLDEN AGE TV RECREATIONS
The place to go for period TV broadcasting equipment
Dicky Howett (pictured left)
BBC trained and worked at the BBC's film studios at Ealing during the 1960s. Witnessed the 'golden age' of monochrome TV and the introduction of colour. Subsequent career as a media writer with a particular interest in the history of TV technology. Has written a concise book on the subject: 'Television Innovations- 50 Technological Developments'.
Paul Marshall PhD, BSc. (Hons.), CEng., MIEE (pictured centre)
Began a 40 year engineering career with The Marconi Company and has worked on many prestigious engineering projects. Has collected and restored to operational condition a vast quantity of broadcast TV equipment, including two 12 ton outside broadcast units. Completed a part-time PhD researching the early history of TV awarded by the University of Manchester.
Richard Harris, HNC M0TUW (pictured right)
Trained and worked as an Engineer at EMI. Further career with Strand Lighting and others in Theatre Technology. Freelance broadcast camera operations and engineering work. Extensive equipment collection, including two vintage OB and two modern OB trucks.
The biggest selection on the planet!
Everything from an OB truck to a microphone.
Late 1920s to early 2000s covered.
Non practical, simulated and fully practical on many items.