The latest research on the 40-year history of Channel 4 will be presented in this conference. Discussions will include everything from the relocation to Leeds to the very first programmes, from the Paralympics to the business of independent production. Programme makers, academics and historians will meet in this two-day event to discuss all aspects of Britain’s most innovative TV channel.

Friday

During its first day, this conference of programme makers, academics and historians will concentrate on Channel 4’s past achievements. How did Channel 4 transform television in Britain?

Tickets £12.50, concessions £10.20, Under 25s £3.

Joint ticket available with Channel 4: The Television Revolution £15, concessions £12 (Members pay £2 less). Book in person at the box office or by phone on 020 7928 3232.

Saturday

The second day of this conference of programme makers, academics and historians will examine our current Channel 4. How does the organisation continue to innovate in the new TV environment?

Tickets £12.50, concessions £10.20 Under 25s £3.

Joint ticket available with Channel 4: Controversy £15, concessions £12 (Members pay £2 less). Book in person at the box office or by phone on 020 7928 3232.

In association with the School of Performing and Digital Arts, Royal Holloway University London.

Download the draft conference schedule

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