Broadcasting Christmas radio at the BBC, c 1932.
© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library
'All the broadcasts in the Christmas Day Programme pased through this control panel. BBC employees shown are (seated) Mr E Inglis (Panel Operator), Mr F Felton (Producer, holding a stopwatch), Mr L Hayes (Technical Supervisor); and (standing) Mr V Gielgud (Director of Drama), Mr J Beresford Clark (Director of Empire Services) and Mr A Dryland (Engineer in Charge). At Mr Felton's right hand is the 'talk back' microphone which is used to communicate with various studios during transmision'.