According to the TV Licensing people 13,000 viewers in the UK still watching on a black and white set, they say they are issuing as many non-colour licences today as they did when television first started, back in 1946.
Of course there was a time when all programmes were in black and white and a new DVD from the Lincoln-based Media Archive for Central England charts the history of local news in the Midlands. In the second of his three reports, Andy Bevan picks up the story in the late 1960s.
To find out more about the DVD see the Media Archive for Central England website.
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