FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: NC1

Listening to this start-up from Border, it’s crazy to think this was 1985.

The same three tunes had been part of this routine since 1964:

  • Chi-Chi (Keith Papworth);
  • The Bingola (Vivian Ellis);
  • Keltic Prelude March (L. E. DeFrancesco).
VIDEO: Border TV start-up sequence. Announcers: Allan Cartner and Clive Champney. TX DATE: Sunday 9th June 1985. COPYRIGHT: ITV plc. VREF: 1-01.

Video content

[00:00:00] GRAPHIC: IBA/Border-branding. The voice heard at [00:02:08] is that of Allan Cartner: “This is Border Television – broadcasting to Cumbria, South Scotland, the Isle of Man and North and West Northumberland from the Caldbeck, Selkirk and associated transmitters of the Independent Broadcasting Authority.”

[00:04:18] IDENT: Border Television. At [00:05:26] Clive Champney welcomes viewers to Sunday on Border TV before introducing Gardening Time.

Acknowledgements

FEATURE IMAGE:
PICTURED: Border/IBA start-up graphic. COPYRIGHT: ITV plc.

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