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Did you miss something at straight talking interviews direct from the show floor featuring new kit, demo's, stand tours and much more... www.broadcastshow.com www.rts.org.uk/thamesvalley www.twitter.com/rtsthamesvalley The televising of the 1948 Summer Olympics By Norman Green The televising of the 1948 Olympiad from the Wembley sports complex pioneered advanced technical concepts and the first International Broadcast Centre for a large event. It was a major technological achievement as the concept of the outside broadcast took a major step forward toward what it has become today. When: Wednesday June 27th 2012 Venue: Pincents Manor Hotel, Calcot, Reading, RG31 4UQ Time: 18.30 for 19.00 start Price: £10 per person, to include BBQ! Tea/coffee/water/juice will be available from 6.30 pm. The lecture will be followed by a BBQ. A cash bar will also be available. With many illustrations, video inserts and some recently discovered archive material – Norman Green tells the story and describes the innovations in how the BBC covered this major international event in very austere world after WW2 and its coverage to over 100 000 households. Norman Green has had a distinguished career in the forefront of television engineering for more than a generation. He is well known for his ability to communicate why technical changes are so important for creating opportunities and change in the creative side of television. Pre-booking is required for this event. To book a place please email: info@rtstvc.org.uk AL L LC OM E WE TV-BAY MAGAZINE | 29