Museum Hours:

Saturday 10-6

Sunday 12-5

Early Electronic Television

BBC Remote Programming

A remote production

Popular Science, January 1937

The International Imperial Trophy Race, which was held at a track at the Crystal Palace in 1937, was the first race to be televised by the BBC. It was the first ever live TV outside broadcast of motor sport. Coverage began with 30 minutes at 2:25 p.m. and then with further transmissions at 3:15 and 3:45 with the final 45 minutes at 4:15. Commentator was FJ Findon, editor of Light Car magazine.