FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: Dave Baldwin
With a flick of his nightcap it’s goodnight from John Kettley and it’s also time for BBC Two announcer David Miles to put the channel to bed.
[00:00:00] PROGRAMME: John Kettley signs off at the end of the late-night Weatherview.
[00:00:06] IDENT: announcer David Miles provides a name check of NC2 staff – Fiona, Alan, Mark and Graham – before saying goodnight.
Name checks for Network Control staff were unusual and generally reserved for days over the Christmas period.
Also note the absence of a clock at closedown here – which presumably only happened during the days the festive ident was in use (as the clock was not updated for Christmas during the 1986 – 1991 OSP era).
PICTURED: BBC Two ident. COPYRIGHT: BBC.