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Pam Rostron

Pam joined the BFI in 1988 as a member of the TV section of the Archive. One of her first big projects was working on that year’s One Day in the Life of Television. She has curated many one-off TV events at BFI Southbank, including Basil Brush, Bud Flanagan and French singers on TV. She is the author of Jack Hylton Presents (1995) and curated a related season at BFI Southbank.

She has lectured on the history of variety on TV, was project champion for the BFI TV100 poll in 2000, has written for the BFI Mediatheque and Screenonline and also contributed to the International Encyclopedia of Television. Pam also runs a primary school filmclub for KS2 children.

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  • The best British TV of 2015

    Our TV curators have been glued to their sets all year, making calls on which programmes to select for preservation in the BFI National Archive. This top 10 represents the cream of 2015’s crop.

    Friday, December 18, 2015

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  • ITV at 60: five key programmes that launched Britain’s second TV channel

    It’s six decades since the launch of Britain’s first independent TV channel, with its first programmes being broadcast by the London contractor Associated-Rediffusion. Here we remember five gems from the early days of ITV.

    Tuesday, September 22, 2015

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  • The 10 best British TV aliens

    Our TV curators count down their top 10 aliens on British television, from the Time Lord himself to Monty Python’s tennis-playing blancmanges.

    Tuesday, December 2, 2014

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