Hugh Barker RIP

Hugh Barker

A BBC TV sound supervisor, renowned in the LE field, appointed in 1993. On leaving school Hugh Barker qualified at the British School of Wireless Telegraphy and then joined the International Marine Radio Company, serving for three years as a radio officer in the Merchant Navy. After completing his National Service in the RAF, where…

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Ray Dolby RIP

Ray Dolby

Ray Dolby was mainly responsible for the development of the electronic aspects of the Ampex videotape recording system in the early 1950s.

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Adrian Kerridge RIP

Adrian Kerridge

When he retired as chairman of the Lansdowne group of studios in may 2010 Adrian told the IBS he had been 58 years in the business starting by sweeping up dog-ends at IBC studios. His connection with broadcasting began in the 1950s

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