FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: Dave Baldwin

Hours before Christmas Eve and there’s nothing festive looking about BBC One’s OSP yet. A far cry from what happens today.

VIDEO: BBC One continuity. Voiceover: John Braban. Announcer: David Miles. TX DATE: 23rd December 1988. COPYRIGHT: BBC. VREF: 25202-01.

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[00:00:00] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: promoting Friday evening on BBC One. The line-up:

7pm Christmas Telly Addicts. Hosted by Noel Edmonds.

7.30pm Fawlty Towers.

8.10pm Christmas with The Two Ronnies.

9pm Nine o’Clock News.

9.30pm Blackadder’s Christmas Carol.

10.15pm Film: The Dirty Dozen: The Next Mission.

11.45pm Film: The Seven Year Itch.

“A Friday to flirt with on BBC One”.

[00:00:58] PROGRAMME GRAPHIC: a cross-channel promotion graphic for Bacall and Bogart.

Lauren Bacall hosts a celebration of the man and his films over on BBC Two.

[00:01:11] IDENT: a standard COW symbol link, for Christmas Telly Addicts.

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PICTURED: BBC One programme promotion for Friday evening. COPYRIGHT: BBC.

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