Meet the museum: Elpie Psalti, Major Exhibitions Project Manager

By elpie psalti on 2 Oct 2013
Major Exhibitions Project Manager, Elpie Psalti, looks at an exquisite Columbian emerald watch from the Cheapside Hoard.

Major Exhibitions Project Manager, Elpie Psalti, looks at an exquisite Columbian emerald watch from the Cheapside Hoard.

Every wondered what it’s like to work in a museum? In this blog series, we introduce you to staff from all three sites of the Museum of London and various different departments. This week Elpie Psalti, Major Exhibitions Project Manager, describes her typical working day and reveals her favourite parts of the city. Read the full postRead the full post

Seen and Heard: The Birth of British Television

By other museum staff on 5 Aug 2011

Toddler favourites Teletubbies and In the Night Garden are the latest in a long heritage of fantastic children’s TV for the under 5s. The origins of children’s television in programmes such as Andy Pandy and Bill and Ben (the flowerpot men) are, in some ways, very different but at the same time very familiar to what our children see and enjoy today. The pioneers of this new medium in the 40s and 50s were Frida Lingstrom and Maria Bird at the BBC who developed the ‘Watch with Mother’ slot and invented the characters Andy Pandy, Bill and Ben and the […]