Northern Ireland Television in the Swinging 60s

PhD researcher Rose Baker, in collaboration with the Belfast Film Festival and Northern Ireland Screen, will present an archival programme of television material broadcast on Ulster Television from the late-1950s to the late-1960s at the Irish Film Centre, Dublin, on 5 April: Rose is researching the history of Ulster Televison in the 1960s and, as part of her TECHNE-funded Collaborative Doctoral Award with Northern Ireland Screen and the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, works with newly-digitised content from the UTV archive. Focusing on the social and cultural life of Northern Ireland, the presentation will involve a mix of items revealing how Northern Ireland progressively embraced modernity during the global 1960s.


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