Selected Radiophonic Works

In 1958 a unique musical laboratory called the Radiophonic Workshop was developed within the BBC, creating music and sound for a wealth of BBC programmes, from The Goons to Dr Who. To celebrate this 50th anniversary, Richard Coles explores the achievements of the unit and presents a carefully chosen selection of programmes showcasing the department's work:

Electric Tunesmiths

Relativity (1974)

The Dreams (05/01/1964)

The Goons (02/02/1959)

Inferno Revisited (17/04/1983)

Bath Time (1976)

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In 1958 a unique musical laboratory called the Radiophonic Workshop was developed within the BBC, creating music and sound for a wealth of BBC programmes, from The Goons to Dr Who. To celebrate this 50th anniversary, Richard Coles explores the achievements of the unit and presents a carefully chosen selection of programmes showcasing the department's work:

Electric Tunesmiths

Relativity (1974)

The Dreams (05/01/1964)

The Goons (02/02/1959)

Inferno Revisited (17/04/1983)

Bath Time (1976)

Richard Coles tells the extraordinary story of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.

Richard Coles tells the BBC's Radiophonic Workshop's extraordinary story.

In 1958 a unique musical laboratory opened at the BBC. It was called the Radiophonic Workshop and provided music and sound for a wealth of BBC programmes, from The Goons to Dr Who.

With contributions from Coldcut, Dick Mills and Mark Ayres, Richard Coles explores the achievements of the unit and presents a carefully chosen selection of programmes showcasing the department's work:

Electric Tunesmiths (30/12/1971)

Bath Time (1976).

In 1958 an extraordinary musical laboratory opened at the BBC. It was called the Radiophonic Workshop and provided music and sound for a wealth of BBC programmes, from The Goons to Dr Who.

Celebrating Maida Vale at 75, Richard Coles tells the BBC's Radiophonic Workshop's extraordinary story. Including: The Dreams, The Goon Show, Inferno Revisited, and Relativity.