FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: NC2

A rare recording of Christmas continuity from 1977, including one of only a handful of known surviving clips of the fondly remembered BBC One Christmas pudding ident.

VIDEO: BBC One continuity and Swap of the Pops opening. Announcer: Bruce Hammal. TX DATE: 24th December 1977. COPYRIGHT: BBC. VREF: 25654-01.

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[00:00:00] PROGRAMME GRAPHIC: for Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe and the announcer tells us that the next adventure will be on Boxing Day.

[00:00:04] IDENT: the BBC One Christmas pudding ident is used to link into a special edition of Swap Shop.

[00:00:18] PROGRAMME: Noel Edmonds opens up a festive Swap Shop – titled Swap of the Pops. The first music act is Showaddywaddy.

Acknowledgements

FEATURE IMAGE:
PICTURED: Noel Edmonds presenting Swap of the Pops. COPYRIGHT: BBC.

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