Adele Dixon sang a warm welcome to the newly formed "high-definition" BBC Television Service that went on-air for the first time in 1936
Dire Straits made their TV debut on "The Old Grey Whistle Test" in 1978, where they played their yet-to-be-released song "Sultans of Swing".
A fascinating segment from a 2001 BBC News report from Rory Cellan-Jones focuses on the possibility of cameras on mobile phones.
A 1976 episode of BBC's "Word of Mouth" talks to people in Glasgow and Edinborough, Scotland, to find out why the accents are so different.
Parents release their baby girl into the wild in a hilarious faux BBC documentary that follows the girl as she strikes out on her own.
In the 1968 BBC special "Tolkien in Oxford", J. R. R. Tolkien talked about the popularity of his epic fantasy novel "The Lord of the Rings".
An over-the-top, dramatic report from 1987 introduces the Goth subculture to BBC audiences from a cemetery.
90 year old women Frances 'Effy' Jones and Berta Ruck recount growing up in the UK during the Victorian Era in a 1970 BBC documentary.
Humboldt penguins bravely crowd surf grumpy sea lions in a clip from the David Attenborough-narrated series "Seven Worlds, One Planet".
In a clip from the PBS/BBC series "Pets Wild at Heart", narrator David Tennant explains the science behind a dog's fantastic sense of smell.