- 1950-2008 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Scripts, 1950-2008, of BBC television programmes.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to the BBC's own classification of its scripts into 'Genres': Children’s; Arts and Music; Drama; Stories; Schools; Religion; Variety; Sport; Talk features; General features; News features; and Microfilms. The files within each genre are arranged into individual programmes and episodes in a roughly chronological order of transmission.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions set out in information provided when applying for their Readers' Tickets, whereby the reader shall become responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Generated finding aid
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Only a sample of the archive has been catalogued to date. The catalogued material has been selected with particular attention to the need for a representative cross-section (radio/television, English/Welsh, genres and time periods) as well as the wider requirements of the National Broadcast Archive.