FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: Dave Baldwin

A full Yorkshire TV start-up from the early 1980s, featuring the voice of Redvers Kyle.

VIDEO: Yorkshire TV start-up. Announcer: Redvers Kyle. TX DATE: 1982. COPYRIGHT: ITV plc. VREF: 25668-01.

Video content

[00:00:00] GRAPHIC: the Yorkshire TV/IBA start-up slide.

This is accompanied by an extended version of the Calendar theme.

At [00:00:44], a pre-recorded voiceover by Redvers Kyle is played:

“This is Yorkshire Television – broadcasting from the Emley Moor, Belmont and associated transmitters of the Independent Broadcasting Authority.”

[00:02:30] IDENT: exactly two-and-a-half minutes in, a still version of the Yorkshire TV ident appears.

[00:04:44] GRAPHIC: no announcement – just straight into the networked ITV for Schools and Colleges slot – starting with a holding slide and music. The recording ends after the first few seconds of this.

Acknowledgements

FEATURE IMAGE:
PICTURED: Yorkshire TV start-up graphic. COPYRIGHT: ITV plc.

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