Selected Radiophonic Works

In 1958 a unique musical laboratory called the Radiophonic Workshop was developed within the BBC, creating music and sound for a wealth of BBC programmes, from The Goons to Dr Who. To celebrate this 50th anniversary, Richard Coles explores the achievements of the unit and presents a carefully chosen selection of programmes showcasing the department's work:

Electric Tunesmiths

Relativity (1974)

The Dreams (05/01/1964)

The Goons (02/02/1959)

Inferno Revisited (17/04/1983)

Bath Time (1976)

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In 1958 a unique musical laboratory called the Radiophonic Workshop was developed within the BBC, creating music and sound for a wealth of BBC programmes, from The Goons to Dr Who. To celebrate this 50th anniversary, Richard Coles explores the achievements of the unit and presents a carefully chosen selection of programmes showcasing the department's work:

Electric Tunesmiths

Relativity (1974)

The Dreams (05/01/1964)

The Goons (02/02/1959)

Inferno Revisited (17/04/1983)

Bath Time (1976)Richard Coles tells the extraordinary story of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.

Richard Coles tells the BBC's Radiophonic Workshop's extraordinary story.

In 1958 an extraordinary musical laboratory opened at the BBC. It was called the Radiophonic Workshop and provided music and sound for a wealth of BBC programmes, from The Goons to Dr Who.

With contributions from Coldcut, Dick Mills and Mark Ayres, Richard Coles explores the achievements of the unit and presents a carefully chosen selection of programmes showcasing the department's work:

Electric Tunesmiths (30/12/1971)

Bath Time (1976).

Celebrating Maida Vale at 75, Richard Coles tells the BBC's Radiophonic Workshop's extraordinary story. Including: The Dreams, The Goon Show, Inferno Revisited, and Relativity.

In 1958 a unique musical laboratory opened at the BBC. It was called the Radiophonic Workshop and provided music and sound for a wealth of BBC programmes, from The Goons to Dr Who.

"Richard Coles tells the extraordinary story of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.

Bath Time (1976)

In 1958 an extraordinary musical laboratory was opened by the BBC. The Radiophonic Workshop provided music and sound for a wealth of BBC programmes, from The Goon Show to Doctor Who.

The Dreams (05/01/1964)
The Goons (02/02/1959)
Inferno Revisited (17/04/1983)
Relativity (1974)
Electric Tunesmiths (30/12/1971)
Bath Time (1976)

Produced by Elizabeth Jaynes

A selection of programmes showcasing the work of the Radiophonic Workshop.