A commemoration of 50 years of television news from the BBC, with a 30-minute segment devoted to news reporting in each of the last five decades, beginning with the 1950s. Each of the segments is presented by a key figure from the BBC news: Michael Buerk, Kate Adie, Charles Wheeler, Jeremy Bowen and John Simpson.
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of BBC News on television, this is a fascinating series of programmes that look back on the past five decades. Each programme is a 30-minute segment covering a decade, beginning with the 1950s. Providing insight into how BBC News is reported, each segment is narrated by one of the following key news figures: Charles Wheeler, Michael Buerk, Kate Adie, John Simpson and Jeremy Bowen. Also includes three extra programmes from 1953, 1963 and 2004 about how the news is produced.