FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: NC2

A rare domestic recording of a full BBC One closedown from December 1974.

VIDEO: BBC One closedown including Weather and programme promotion for Christmas Eve. Announcer: Roger Maude. Voiceover: John Braban. Presenter: Barbara Edwards. TX DATE: 24th December 1974. COPYRIGHT: BBC. VREF: 25648-01.

Video content

[00:00:00] PROGRAMME: closing credits for A Ghost Story for Christmas.

[00:00:44] IDENT: Roger Maude links into the late Weather.

[00:00:49] PROGRAMME: a full weather forecast at closedown, presented by Barbara Edwards.

[00:02:59] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: John Braban voices a trail for the Christmas Eve line-up on BBC One:

5.40pm Walt Disney’s Kidnapped.

7.10pm The Dick Emery Christmas Show.

7.45pm The Likely Lads.

8.30pm Film: Ice Station Zebra.

10.30pm Main News.

11pm Andre Previn’s Christmas Music Night.

[00:04:27] CLOCK: announcer Roger Maude wishes us a goodnight.

[00:04:45] IDENT: the BBC One Christmas symbol is accompanied by the National Anthem.

This is followed by 30 seconds of black and silence, before tone kicks in. The recording ends shortly after that.

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PICTURED: BBC One ident. COPYRIGHT: BBC.

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