FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: Dave Baldwin

Paul Harris opens up BBC One in September 1981, for a morning of programmes for schools and colleges.

Unfortunately, we don’t have the full junction but the clock would’ve been followed by a minute or so of a programme slide for Encounter France, accompanied by music. The one-minute countdown clock would then take over.

VIDEO: BBC One clock. Announcer: Paul Harris. TX DATE: September 1981. COPYRIGHT: BBC. VREF: 24491-01.

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[00:00:00] CLOCK: the mechanical clock survived the OSP refresh in early September. It would be replaced by an electronic device in December.

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PICTURED: BBC One clock. COPYRIGHT: BBC.

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