A review of the Thames Television OB fleet Part 1

Part 1 (1968 to 1980)

By Phil Nott

If you want to understand the history of Thames Television’s outside broadcast (OB) trucks, it is necessary first to appreciate the tortuous way that the broadcaster came into being. Therefore, I am starting this review of the Thames OB fleet with a little history.

Edit: corrected the caption on the picture of Unit 4.

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