Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the world famous BBC Television Centre. Experience the excitement and thrill of a working TV centre where you could see the News Centre, production galleries, studios or even the odd star!

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the world famous BBC Television Centre. Experience the excitement and thrill of a working TV centre where you could see the News Centre, production galleries, studios or even the odd star!

The BBC Television Centre at White City in West London officially opened on June 29 1960 and the building remained in active use with many programmes filming in the studios until it closed officially on March 31 2013.

The BBC Television Centre at White City in West London officially opened on June 29 1960 and the building remained in active use with many programmes filming in the studios until it closed officially on March 31 2013.

BBC News-London--  What Huw Edwards sees when he's presenting the news from Television Centre

BBC News-London-- What Huw Edwards sees when he's presenting the news from Television Centre

At the BBC today. White City❤ Many times have I walked up this pathway....

At the BBC today. White City❤ Many times have I walked up this pathway....

On this day 1936 – The British Broadcasting Corporation initiates the BBC Television Service, the world’s first regular, “high-definition”, then defined as at least 200 lines, service. While we are looking at London we wish to highlight how well known places we know today have derived from their manorial names. Notting Hill, just next to Shepherd’s Bush is said to derive its name from a manor in Kensington called “Knotting-Bernes,”or “Knutting-Barnes,” email on ltaylor@manorial.co.uk

On this day 1936 – The British Broadcasting Corporation initiates the BBC Television Service, the world’s first regular, “high-definition”, then defined as at least 200 lines, service. While we are looking at London we wish to highlight how well known places we know today have derived from their manorial names. Notting Hill, just next to Shepherd’s Bush is said to derive its name from a manor in Kensington called “Knotting-Bernes,”or “Knutting-Barnes,” email on ltaylor@manorial.co.uk

Chas Smash and Suggs of Madness perform at the closing party for the BBC Television Centre at BBC Television Centre on March 22, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Matt Kent/WireImage) 2013 Matt Kent

Chas Smash and Suggs of Madness perform at the closing party for the BBC Television Centre at BBC Television Centre on March 22, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Matt Kent/WireImage) 2013 Matt Kent

Credit: Graeme Robertson for the Guardian BBC Television Centre: the old BBC World studio set. The channel relocated to New Broadcasting Hou...

Credit: Graeme Robertson for the Guardian BBC Television Centre: the old BBC World studio set. The channel relocated to New Broadcasting Hou...

Suggs (L) and Chris Foreman of Madness perform in the rain at the closing party for the BBC Television Centre at BBC Television Centre on March 22, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Matt Kent/WireImage) 2013 Matt Kent

Suggs (L) and Chris Foreman of Madness perform in the rain at the closing party for the BBC Television Centre at BBC Television Centre on March 22, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Matt Kent/WireImage) 2013 Matt Kent

Are You Being Served? Brings back memories if watching the British comedies with my grandma :)

Are You Being Served? Brings back memories if watching the British comedies with my grandma :)

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