The Dawn of Broadcast TV

80 years ago this month, in November 1936,  the BBC started its television service from Alexandra Palace in North London. Following initial transmissions of interview and magazine programmes, it started to experiment with other types of show and tried out drama formats along with entertainment and factually-based productions.

IBC Review 2016 - in association with the IET

The IET welcomes the RTS to the recently refurbished Savoy Place on the banks of the Thames as they collaborate on this important update on new technologies and trends from IBC. Every September in Amsterdam the IBC Exhibition and Conference cover the entire supply chain of broadcasting and media content creation, management and delivery from acquisition to audience. This year's theme is Transformation in the Digital Era: Leadership, Strategy, Creativity in Media and Entertainment.

Building a Buzz 2 - what makes a good PR campaign

Beyond promos, how do you build a buzz around the nation’s hottest television events such as Game of Thrones, Death in Paradise and Cold Feet? Press interviews? Social media? How about a news-grabbing stunt in the middle of central London? Public relations campaigns use a variety of eye catching techniques to grab attention, but can they match advertising in generating audience interest?

BBC World Service

The BBC World Service is currently undergoing its biggest ever expansion, adding twelve new language services and investing more into digital innovation, increasing its TV output and expanding its overseas operations.  The aim is make the BBC’s trusted news and content more accessible to audiences around the world – specifically, to reach 500 million people worldwide by the BBC’s 100th anniversary in 2022.


With over 40 award wins it is one of the most decorated children’s shows of all time - four successive BAFTA’s and a Prix Jeunesse for best children’s show of the last 50 years

Join us for an evening with the creators of Horrible Histories - the producers, historians, writers, composers, and stars - as they talk us through what makes the show so unique, and what has kept it running into its 7th series. With plenty of discussion and clips to illustrate.

RTS Cambridge Review

The session is chaired by Tabitha Elwes - Head of Media, CIL Management Consultants
Panellists include: 
Lucy Aitkens - Head of Public Affairs, Sky
Alex Stepney - Senior Public Affairs Manager, Virgin Media .
Toby Syfret - Director of TV Research, Enders Analysis