FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: Dave Baldwin
Ronnie Biggs is in the headlines again, in April 1981.
[00:00:00] CLOCK: an incomplete BBC One North link into the BBC Evening News.
[00:00:02] PROGRAMME: the familiar blue globe opening titles.
The main story is that Ronnie Biggs is freed in Barbados. The High Court there quashed the order that would’ve returned him to jail in Britain.
PICTURED: BBC Evening News opening titles. COPYRIGHT: BBC.