FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: NC1

A closedown (though incomplete) from just a few days into the COW (Computer Originated World) era.

Note the absence of a clock – acknowledged by the announcer – because the electronic kit hasn’t yet been reconfigured to match BBC One’s new OSP colour scheme and logo.

VIDEO: BBC One Northern Ireland closedown (partial). Announcer: David Gamble. TX DATE: 21st February 1985. COPYRIGHT: BBC. VREF: 24176-01.

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[00:00:00] PROGRAMME GRAPHIC: BBC One Northern Ireland graphic for Spotlight. Until 1986, the Belfast Pres department produced these basic slides for their local programmes.

[00:00:44] IDENT: BBC One Northern Ireland. David Gamble closes down BBC One Northern Ireland, with the customary pointer in the direction of BBC Radio Ulster/BBC Radio 2.

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PICTURED: BBC One Northern Ireland programme graphic: Spotlight. COPYRIGHT: BBC.

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