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Mar 21st, 2010, 3:50pm
 
Would anyone know what happened to all the Course Photographs which were taken at Wood Norton (many of which were hung on the walls of the Main building) when that facility was closed?
I know there are copies of many photos of the SM courses (and related) to be found on the Old SMs website - but what happened to all the others? Surely they weren't just abandoned in the haste to rid the Corporation of one of its most undervalued resources?
Do they exist in some unrevealed store? Huh
Could they be made available somehow, in a similar way to the aforementioned SM photographs?
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Reply #1 - Mar 21st, 2010, 4:30pm
 
What a good question. I'd like to see my old TO, STO, and "A" course photographs as well!

They will probably be residing in some land-fill site near Evesham. Sad
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Reply #2 - Mar 22nd, 2010, 7:22am
 
A few years ago I contacted Wood Norton & requested my ITO group photograph. They were happy to oblige & swiftly dispatched hard copies to me. I'm pleased now that I asked for them. Smiley
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Reply #3 - Mar 22nd, 2010, 2:35pm
 
There are of course (sic) many at http://www.vtoldboys.com/main.htm  with ETD ones especially at http://www.vtoldboys.com/etd/etd.htm

and at
http://www.oldsms.co.uk/main.php

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Reply #4 - Mar 23rd, 2010, 9:45am
 
Are there any members of TA course 16 in the early sixties...I have photos if required. We were not TOs but as so many of us were from the then 'new' subregional ' studios and had to carry out both TA and TO operations we were permitted to produce a TV programme at WN in the old great Hall...one chap...name long gone...from Belfast... built a custom vision mier and we had an enornmout amount of fun and learned much to take back to our little news studios.
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Reply #5 - Mar 23rd, 2010, 9:52am
 
Those sites are fantastic.
Thanks very much for the links.
One of the first photos I clicked on was of Sidney Lotterby & a crowd of r o's & editors in main block VT at TV Centre.
I worked with him in the mid 80's on 'Yes Prime Minister'.
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Reply #6 - Mar 31st, 2010, 5:58pm
 
F.M. wrote on Mar 22nd, 2010, 7:22am:
A few years ago I contacted Wood Norton & requested my ITO group photograph. They were happy to oblige & swiftly dispatched hard copies to me. I'm pleased now that I asked for them. Smiley

Couldn't give me the name at Wood Norton, could you please?
Richard
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Reply #7 - Apr 1st, 2010, 8:28am
 
Pauline Smith| PA to Head of LP&S and LD
BBC Training & Development|Wood Norton, Evesham WR11 4PY | T: (01386 4) 20206 | M: 07739 920298| E: pauline.smith@bbc.co.uk

there you go. Smiley
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Reply #8 - Apr 1st, 2010, 11:09am
 
Thanks F.M.  Have emailed her today.
Fingers crossed.

Richard
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Reply #9 - Apr 11th, 2010, 3:24pm
 
Be interested to know how you got on!!
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Reply #10 - Apr 20th, 2010, 9:08pm
 
more Wood Norton photos can be found  @ http://www.bbceng.info/Information/training_top.htm

I know one of the Em's in pq managed to salvage quite a few when the green sheds at the top of the compound were aboy to be demolished I'll try and find if he has uploaded them somewhere and post address!
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Reply #11 - Apr 21st, 2010, 5:59pm
 
JohnW wrote on Apr 11th, 2010, 3:24pm:
Be interested to know how you got on!!


Just back from holiday in England, so have only just seen your post.

Pauline is a star!   She found a few photos for me.  I'm still looking for the TA32 part 1 one though.....

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Reply #12 - Apr 24th, 2010, 8:37am
 
more Wood Norton photos can be found  @ http://www.bbceng.info/Information/training_top.htm

I know one of the Em's in pq managed to salvage quite a few when the green sheds at the top of the compound were aboy to be demolished I'll try and find if he has uploaded them somewhere and post address!

I remember some of the faces from the 93' photo.
Steve Westlake, Roger Wyatt, Neal Garner (who I met at TV Centre just before taking up his new post at WN), Simon Pilbeam ( still going strong training Avid users I believe), Ian Wheyms, Hugh Robjohns. These are a few who taught on my variuos corses over the years. No Mike Collier though. I guess he must have retired by then.
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