BBC TV continuity – Diana, Princess of Wales death (31st August 1997)

Shortly after the death of Diana, Princess of Wales was confirmed, BBC One and BBC Two produced a combined service of rolling news, with generic BBC branding.

/ 20th January 2021

BBC Two continuity (October 1993)

One of the special idents from BBC Two’s 1991 – 1997 era, which had only a handful of airings.

/ 20th January 2021

Anglia TV launch (27th October 1959)

Edited footage of the opening of Anglia TV in 1959, including the original version of the iconic ‘Knight’ ident.

/ 20th January 2021

BBC Two/Open University continuity (9th December 1982)

After a short burst of trade test transmission after Play School, BBC Two programmes resume at 12pm with two offerings from the Open University.

/ 19th January 2021

BBC Nine o’Clock News festive close (23rd December 1985)

For the final edition of the programme until the new year, a festive touch for the closing sequence.

/ 19th January 2021

BBC Two continuity (early 1980s)

A rare special ident from this OSP era.

/ 19th January 2021

BBC Two continuity – Mars Weekend (4th July 1997)

A special weekend of programmes on BBC Two to mark the beginning of a new era in space exploration with Nasa’s Pathfinder probe due to land on Mars that weekend.

/ 19th January 2021

BBC One/Open University continuity – odd ident (spring 1985)

BBC One has to resort to Ceefax for an ident for its early morning Open University transmission.

/ 19th January 2021

BBC Two closedown including Christmas programme promotion and strike caption (17th December 1978)

BBC Two goes to bed a little earlier than planned due to an industrial dispute.

/ 18th January 2021

BBC One continuity (mid-1960s)

A rare surviving example of BBC One continuity from the mid-1960s.

/ 18th January 2021