Girish Mahajan (Editor)

1936 in British television

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Covid-19

This is a list of events related to British television in 1936.

Contents

Events

  • 2 November – The first regular high-definition (then defined as at least 200 lines) BBC Television Service, based at Alexandra Palace in London, officially begins broadcasting (after test transmissions began in August). The service alternates on a weekly basis between Baird's 240-line mechanical system and the Marconi-EMI's 405-line all-electronic system. Programmes are broadcast daily, Monday to Saturday, at 15:00–16:00 and 21:00–22:00.
  • By this year there are approximately 2,000 televisions worldwide.
  • Debuts

  • Unknown (probably November) – Picture Page (1936–1939, 1946–1952).
  • Births

  • 9 February – Clive Swift, actor
  • 6 March – Jean Boht, actress
  • 9 May
  • Albert Finney, actor
  • Glenda Jackson, actress and politician
  • 17 June – Ken Loach, film director
  • 30 June – Don Taylor, director (died 2003)
  • 8 July – Tony Warren, scriptwriter (died 2016)
  • 9 July – Richard Wilson, actor
  • 27 September – Gordon Honeycombe, news presenter (died 2015)
  • 9 October – Brian Blessed, actor
  • 10 October – Judith Chalmers, television presenter
  • References

    1936 in British television Wikipedia


    Similar Topics
    Wild by Law
    Jeff Adrien
    Jorge Orta
    Topics
     
    B
    i
    Link
    H2
    L