FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: Dave Baldwin

An early morning OU start-up on BBC One from the early 1990s.

VIDEO: BBC One/Open University start-up. Announcer: Jane Westrop. TX DATE: 9th June 1991. COPYRIGHT: BBC. VREF: 25280-01.

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[00:00:00] IDENT: played off laserdisc, this ident was first seen on 16th February 1991. It was introduced as part of a complete revamp of the on-screen presentation of BBC One and BBC Two.

Early morning OU protocol dictated that this opening announcement would be followed by c. two minutes of music, before a link into the programme. The ident would remain on screen for the duration.

Open University transmissions would cease on BBC One in September 1992.

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FEATURE IMAGE:
PICTURED: BBC One/Open University ident. COPYRIGHT: BBC.

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