OT: why were BBC archives deleted or destroyed?
clanlaw at gmail.com
Thu Aug 4 06:20:02 PDT 2016
On 4 August 2016 at 14:06, artisticforge . <artisticforge at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is off-topic but it is of importance to the people who listen to the BBC.
> Why were BBC archives deleted or destroyed?
Incompetence and cock-up mostly I imagine.
> The original Paul Temple serials, before Peter Cooke
> Dick Barton - Special Agent
> granted some of these programs were distributed on the old cardboard records.
> they were never meant to last.
> Celluloid film just is unstable as it ages. It is also highly flammable.
> I would have thought that some one would have raised to topic of
> saving the archives for the future listeners.
> terry l. ridder ><>
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