The opening titles/headlines from an edition of BBC Midlands Today in summer 1997.

VIDEO: BBC One Midlands continuity and BBC Midlands Today opening titles. Announcer: TBC. Presenters: Michael Collie and Sue Beardsmore. TX DATE: summer 1997. COPYRIGHT: BBC. VREF: 25890-01.

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[00:00:00] IDENT: can you identify the local announcer who introduces the programme?

[00:00:08] PROGRAMME: these titles were first seen in 1995 and were replaced again within months of the edition featured here.

The main headline relates to the trial of Tracie Andrews, for the murder of her fiance Lee Harvey.

Other headlines:

  • A councillor is found in her garden with severe burns. Her husband – a fellow councillor – has been charged.
  • The biggest junior tennis championship in Europe gets underway in the Midlands, with everybody wanting to be another Henman.


PICTURED: BBC Midlands Today opening titles. COPYRIGHT: BBC.

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