Television And Me

By John Logie Baird, read by John Gordon Sinclair and Jilly Bond.<

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Episodes

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01Telephones, Diamonds And Socks20040802

The young inventor dreams of television, but how can he make a living?

02Jam, Soap And Shadows20040803

After making jam in Trinidad and selling soap in London, Baird remembers his dream of 'seeing by wireless'.

03It Is Of No Use20040804

Baird finds it very hard to convince sceptical scientists of the value of his invention.

04Cocktails And Colour Television20040805

Acclaim at last for Baird, and transmissions begin.

05 LASTA Bitter Blow20040806

The BBC rejects Baird's system, and his health worsens.

His widow completes the story.