Looking back as the BBC turns 100

Radio drama - A group of actors preform a play in costume at a BBC radio studio, circa 1935.

Students - Students at the BBC being taught how a transmitter works, circa 1941.

World War II - British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain announces the declaration of war on September 3, 1939.

Transmitter - Two employees work at the controls of a high-power transmitter, circa 1950.

TV technicians - Two technicians in the vision control room of the BBC television station at Alexandra Palace in London in April 1946.

Princess Elizabeth's 21st birthday - The then-Princess Elizabeth makes a broadcast from the gardens of Government House in Cape Town, South Africa.

Esther Rantzen - The journalist and 'That's Life!' presenter is pictured at the BBC, on October 13, 1971.

Frank Bough - The TV presenter is pictured on the set of the BBC sports show 'Grandstand,' on September 22, 1979.

Peter Cook - The famous English actor, satirist, writer, and comedian in a BBC studio on November 29, 1964.

Women's show - A cameraman is pictured working during the first BBC television show for women called 'Designed for Women' on April 17, 1948.

David Attenborough - Broadcaster and naturalist David Attenborough is appointed the new head of BBC 2 on March 4, 1965.

Buddy Holly - A television screen shows Buddy Holly and the Crickets on the BBC show 'Off the Record' on March 25, 1958.

'EastEnders' - The cast of the BBC soap opera 'EastEnders' pose for a picture on the Queen Victoria pub set on November 21, 1984.

Documentary - The royal family at Windsor Castle circa 1969 being filmed for Richard Cawston's BBC documentary 'Royal Family

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