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.