Black-and-white TV makes comeback in UK

Thousands of Britons remain loyal to their old television sets, 40 years after colour transmission started.

    Emerging technologies are changing the way we get our entertainment. But not for everyone. 

    Forty years after television was transmitted in colour for the first time in the UK, new figures show that more than 13,000 homes are still enjoying their programmes in black and white. 

    Al Jazeera's Jessica Baldwin reports from London. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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