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Hita Bhagat, Shaila Jain, Bryant Yu British Entertainment Radio Movies TV Shows 2LO - Spark (cc) image by nuonsolarteam on Flickr Began broadcasting on May 11, 1922
Broadcasted for an hour every day
Second radio station to regularly broadcast in Britain
Stationed at the Marconi House in London
Replaced by the British Broadcasting Company in 1927 Marconi House in London 2LO Transmitting Equipment Moved to Savoy Hill from the Marconi House

Granted a Royal Charter in 1927 to become the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

First BBC broadcast featured Henry Hall and the BBC Dance Orchestra

BBC employs over 23,000 people and is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world British Broadcasting Company Savoy Hill Henry Hall and the Dance Orchestra -first british movie created
-directed by Birt Acres
-1895 British short black-and-white silent crime film The Arrest of Pickpocket 1900 2010 1950 Radio Times Weekly British TV and radio program listings magazine

Published by the BBC since 1923

BBC Sold Radio Times in 2011 to Exponent Radio Times Christmas 2005 Issue 1920's:
1925: John Logie Baird gives first public demonstration of the TV
1927: BBC becomes a public corporation 1930's:
1937: First outside broadcast: King George VI’s Coronation procession
1939: Suspension of TV service because of WW2 1940's:
1946: TV is back
1949: BBC service spreads outside of London 1950's:
1950: First cross-channel broadcast (France --> U.K.)
1954: Daily news bulletin started and first weather broadcast
1958: More TVs than radios in households
1958: first recorded broadcast 1960's:
1962: First transatlantic broadcast
1967: TV is now in color!
1969: Watch the broadcast of Neil Armstrong on the moon Reality TV:
XFactor
Britain's Got Talent
Top Gear Classic BBC Radio Theme National Programme replaced 2LO in the 1920s until the beginning of WW2

At the beginning of WW2, the BBC Forces Programme replaced the National Programme (1940-1945)

The Forces Programme was later followed by the Light Programme (1945-1967) More on the BBC BBC Broadcasting House in London 1864 - Scottish physicist James Clerk Maxwell develops theory of electromagnetic waves

1888 - Maxwell's theory was confirmed by Heinrich Hertz

1895 - Guglielmo Marconi invents the first radio signaling system

1901 - First transatlantic signal from Cornwall, England to Newfoundland, Canada The Beginning of Radio Pride and Prejudice A 2005 British Romance film directed by Joe Wright and based on Jane Austen's novel

Five British sisters deal with issues concerning marriage, morality, and misconception

Marketed to the younger generation (cc) image by jantik on Flickr Drama:
Skins
Misfits
Dr. Who
Sherlock Oliver Twist British 2005 Drama Film directed by Roman Polanski, and based on the 1838 novel by Charles Dickens

Details the life of an orphan, Oliver Twist and his adventures as a runaway

60% rating on Rotten Tomatoes Mary Poppins 1964 British Musical film produced by Walt Disney, and based on the book series by P.L. Travis

Based on a Nanny with magical powers who takes cares of kids, and randomly breaks out into song and dance

100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes 2000 1940s 1880s 1970s 1910s 1930s - The Associated British Picture Corporation and the Gaumont British Picture Corporation creating early British Film
-The 39 Steps released in 1935
-Two key institutions founded:
the British Film Institute and the National Film Archives -released in 1935
-Director: Alfred Hitchcock
-had more than 50 featured films
-often called the greatest British filmmaker
-theme overall: Hitchcock heroines tend to be blondes who seem proper at first but, when faced with passion or danger, respond in even a criminal way
-theme: glamorous blonde star,Madeleine Carroll, is put in handcuffs 39 Steps 1940s -1945: Weekly film attendance in Britain reaches 30 million
-1949 The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is a charity in the United Kingdom that hosts annual awards shows for excellence in film, television, ect. 1950s -The most popular genre of the time was the British war
ex. The Cruel Sea (1953), The Dam Busters (1955), Reach for the Sky (1956)
-The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) was the British cinema's biggest international success of the decade---
-Carry On Sergeant (1958) one of the longest running film series in the history of British film 1960s - 1962 The first James Bond movie, Dr. No, starring Sean Connery released
- 1967 awarded Alfred Hitchcock finally won an Oscar for lifetime achievement
- Cinema attendance collapsed in the decade, from 501 million in 1960 to 193 million in 1970 1970s - 1976 The Society of Film and Television Arts changed its name to BAFTA
- 193 million admissions in 1970 down to a mere 110 million in 1980
- faced with small-screen competition and the arrival of Margaret Thatcher's first Conservative government
- major breakthroughs in the field of minority film making 1990s - worldwide admissions increased
-In 1999 BAFTA split up the award ceremonies for film and television
-Four Weddings and a Funeral in 1996, The English Patient and The Full Monty in 1997 and Shakespeare in Love in 1999
-Austin Powers (3 films) released in 1997,1999, and 2002 1980s -101 million admissions in 1980 to an all-time low of 54 million in 1984
- 1982 Gandhi took eight awards from 11 nominations
-music videos started in the mid 70’s but flourished in the 80s
ex. Julien Temple and Bernard Rose
- Channel Four launched in 1982 with a pledge to invest in films 2000s - July 2002 Channel 4 announced it was closing film arm Film Four,

Popular Movies:
-Harry Potter released first in 2001
-Pride and Prejudice 2005
-Slumdog Millionaire 2008
-Directed by Danny Boyle-Never let me Go 2010 Famous Celebrities Thank you all for listening! Throughout British history and in modern life, it is evident that British entertainment, in its various forms, has shaped the culture that we all grew up in. Similarly, it will continue to impact future generations through radio, movies, and TV shows. We hope that this gave you insight into British entertainment and made you want to explore more about British culture. Comedy:
The Inbetweeners
Doctor Who
Mr. Bean
The Office Emma Watson -actress and model
-starred in 8 Harry Potter Movies
-made her modelling debut for Burberry's Autumn/Winter campaign in 2009
o Starred in Bend It Like Beckham
and Pirates of the Caribbean
o 2007- reported as highest paid actress Keira Knightly
o -Starred in The Devil Wears Prada
and The Young Victoria Emily Blunt
o Best known for work
during silent film era Charlie Chaplin o Appeared in BBC’s Doctor Who
o The Social Network
o starred in Spider man in 2012 Andrew Garfield Kiera Knightly o Starred in Bend It Like Beckham and Pirates of the Caribbeano 2007- reported as highest paid actress British Movie Rating System -U Universal, suitable for all.
-PG All, Parental Guidance is recommended
-12 No one under 12 years of age
-15 No one under 15 years of age
-18 Suitable only for adults. No one under 18 years of age may see an "18" film
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