FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: Dave Baldwin

It’s the early hours of Boxing Day and BBC One has come to the end of its line-up for Christmas Day.

VIDEO: BBC One closedown. Announcer: Peter Brook. TX DATE: 26th December 1986. COPYRIGHT: BBC. VREF: 25199-01.

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[00:00:00] CLOCK: almost 26 minutes to 1 and BBC One is closing down for the night. A quick reminder that Brian Matthew is currently on BBC Radio 2 with his Round Midnight programme which is coming from the Haymarket Theatre in Leicester.

[00:00:28] IDENT: an extra long playout of the BBC One Christmas ident, accompanied by the National Anthem. This year’s ident marked BBC TV’s transition away from mechanical models for their festive idents.

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PICTURED: BBC One clock. COPYRIGHT: BBC.

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