Category:Media coverage

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The Museum is increasingly finding itself playing host to TV crews. Here's some of the Museum's recent media coverage.

Television and media appearances, 2018:

21st March 2018: The Museum signs a Community Rail Partnership agreement with Brighton Station

  • BBC Radio Sussex, Drivetime, Sarah Gorrell interviews Jan Etches
  • Latest TV interview, William Ranieri interviews Chris Littledale, Catherine Simmons and Anthony Dowsett

20th March 2018, English Tourism Week

  • Latest TV, English Tourism Week feature, including Jan Etches, BTMM Deputy Manager

Television and media appearances, 2017:

2014, 2015, 2016

(not yet trancribed online)

Television and media appearances, 2013:

The Argus: Rare model is restored
Saturday 1st June, page 7 (scan)
The Argus: On track to celebrate Hornby's 150th
Tuesday 7th May, page 7 (scan)

"Frank Hornby 150" project launch, 23rd February

BBC Sussex Radio, Saturday Breakfast
6am-9am slot, live - Mark Carter interviews Chris Littledale
ITV Meridian news: Toy Story, reporter - Nashreen Issa
17:30-17:45 broadcast slot.
BBC News: Hornby 150th anniversary celebrations get under way
The Argus: Brighton museum will honour Frank Hornby ideas

February 2013

"Timeshift" documentary, BBC4, Series 12 episode 4, The Joy of (train) Sets
A history of the British model trains industry, including W.J. Bassett-Lowke and Frank Hornby, commentators include Pete Waterman and Museum Director Chris Littledale (clips).
Andrew Pettie, Daily Telegraph ... John Crace, The Guardian ... Gabriel Tate, Time Out

Television appearances, 2012:

July 2012

Urban Secrets, Episode 2, Brighton (Sky Atlantic)
The episode includes presenter Alan Cumming interviewing Chris Littledale in the centre of the Museum's period gauge 0 model railway layout.
Aired Thursday 12th July 2012, 8pm

May 2012

BBC SouthEast - Puppet Show (BBC1)
Caroline Feraday presents and interviews Gerry Connolly from Worthing Museum on the 350th anniversary of Punch and Judy ("The Big Grin"). The interview takes place within the Toy Museum, and includes closeups of some of the Museum's Punch and Judy exhibits (uncredited).
Aired Monday 28th May 2012, 6:30pm

April 2012

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is, Series 6 (BBC)
Chris Littledale, Museum Director buys a wooden Noah's Ark for the Museum. The ark is now on display in Arch Two.
Episode aired during the week 16-20 April