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Question: Panorama on the BBC is the world’s longest-running current affairs TV show, but in what decade was it first broadcast?

Answer: 1950’s. It was first broadcast in 1953.

Question: Whose voice was familiar to cinemagoers as the off-screen commentator for the British Pathe newsreel from 1940 to 1970? He was also the announcer on ITV’s game show Take Your Pick (1955–68) and he regularly presented Housewives’ Choice on BBC radio throughout the 1950s.

Answer: Bob Danvers-Walker

Question: Reginald Bosanquet was a well known personality on British TV in the 1960’s and 1970’s.  What proframme did he present? 

Answer: News at Ten (on ITV)