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In pictures: Inside a news truck

The BBC broadcast truck at Our Lady's Convent High School in London

The BBC broadcast truck spent the morning at Our Lady's Convent High School in London on Friday 24 November 2006 for a live interview about students' visit to a school in China.

Interior of the BBC van

The van looked big on the outside but it contained so many wires...

Buttons on a console

... buttons...

Switches

... switches...

Dials

... dials...

Broadcast equipment

... and screens, that the truck was tiny on the inside!

Broadcast equipment

There were lots of screens, which meant you could watch different clips at the same time and rewind one tape while you were watching another.

Ebony, 13, and Laura, 12, inside the BBC broadcast truck

We were really happy to have seen what goes on behind closed doors.



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