FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: Dave Baldwin

A trail for the Christmas episode of In Sickness and in Health, as well as two short trails voiced live by the BBC One announcer.

VIDEO: BBC One continuity including programme promotion for In Sickness and in Health. Announcer: Peter Brook. Voiceover: Alan Dedicoat. TX DATE: 25th December 1989. COPYRIGHT: BBC. VREF: 26402-01.

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[00:00:00] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: for In Sickness and in Health – airing on Christmas Day at 9.40pm on BBC One.

Warren Mitchell stars as Alf Garnett.

[00:00:37] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: for Fred Astaire: Change Partners and Dance – starting over on BBC Two shortly.

The second of two documentaries celebrating the career of the great screen dancer, with extracts from many of his most popular films.

The trail was voiced live by the announcer.

[00:00:47] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: for Top of the Pops – coming up in 50 minutes on BBC One. A review of the chart-topping sounds of 1989.

The trail was voiced live by the announcer.

We’d be interested to hear about how these two short trails were handled in Scotland and Wales – did they take the network announcer? Northern Ireland took network continuity throughout the day on Christmas Day.

[00:00:57] IDENT: classic comedy for Christmas Day, starring Michael Crawford: Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em.

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PICTURED: BBC One programme promotion: In Sickness and in Health. COPYRIGHT: BBC.

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