1927 in British television

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List of years in British television (table)

This is a list of British television-related events in 1927.


Month Day Event
January 1 The British Broadcasting Company becomes the British Broadcasting Corporation.
September 7 The Television Society is founded. It will gain Royal patronage in 1966, becoming the Royal Television Society.


Month Day Name Occupation
May 4 Terry Scott comic actor (died 1994)
August 20 Yootha Joyce actor (Man About the House, George & Mildred) (died 1980) August 23 Peter Wyngarde actor (Department S, Jason King) (died 2018)
October 14 Roger Moore screen actor (The Saint) (died 2017)
November 9 Ken Dodd comedian (died 2018)

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