This junction includes a lengthy trail for the second episode of Nancy Astor – a nine-part serial about Virginia-born Lady Astor – the first woman to sit in Parliament.

VIDEO: BBC Two continuity including programme promotion for Nancy Astor. Announcer: Robin Whitting. TX DATE: 15th February 1982. COPYRIGHT: BBC. VREF: 26517-01.

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[00:00:00] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: for the second episode of Nancy Astor – Wednesday evening at 9.25pm on BBC Two.

Starring Lisa Harrow as Nancy, Dan O’Herlihy as Chillie Langhorne, Sylvia Syms as Nanaire Langhorne and Pierce Brosnan as Robert Gould Shaw.

The voiceover for the trail is supplied live by the duty continuity announcer.

[00:01:15] PROGRAMME GRAPHIC: slide for Last of the Summer Wine. The last programme in the current series is about to start on BBC One.

Interesting that the standard slide design is used here. Normally, special cross-channel promotion designs were used during the evening and late-evening, on both channels.

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PICTURED: BBC Two programme promotion: Nancy Astor. COPYRIGHT: BBC.

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