building, which moved to journalists and technical services is not new to the Bi-bi-si.It is equally well-known Broadcasting House, located next to Regent Street.It World Service was located since its inception in December 1932.Then the corporation called the Imperial Service.The move in 1941 was a necessary measure - to Broadcasting House a German bomb hit the building was heavily damaged, and the work it has become impossible.
In May 1965 Imperial Service was renamed in the "BBC World Service BBC."It has become synonymous with the voice of Great Britain, which was clearly audible in the international information arena.
History of Bush House is closely lin
ked not only with the history of the BBC B, but also with those of the corporation journalists who have worked within its walls.Journalist and writer George. Orwell, author of the anti-utopian novel "1984" describes him famous rooms and corridors of Bush House, which became the prototype of the premises of the Ministry of Truth in the novel.The final broadcast that lasted 5 minutes, farewell to the corridors Bush House said the general director of BBC BBC Mark Thompson.He compared it to the Tower of Babel, which became the scene of many famous historical moments broadcasting.
relocation editorial broadcast associated with a fairly banal reason.Bi-bi-si moved to your original address, since the end of 2012 deadline for lease Bush House, and its owner, who lives in Japan, is not going to renew the contract.However, there is a blessing in disguise.Under the roof of Broadcasting House, will work all parts of the corporation: its "World Service" service "News" and "World News" and the Department of the local broadcast "BBC BBC London."Now they are united in a single newsroom.
old studio equipment, located in Bush House, will be put up for online auction.Already on July 13 it will be possible to buy any thing - from microphones and headphones to the old piano "Steinway" and numerous photos of celebrities.