FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: Ashley Sowerby
Some 1970s ITV Schools and Colleges footage.
[00:00:00] COUNTDOWN: the last fifteen seconds of the 60-second countdown clock that preceded schools programmes on ITV in the 1970s – until c. 1978.
The track playing here is Rustic Rigaudon by Leslie Pearson, from the Bruton Music Library album Harpsichord.
[00:00:15] PRE-PROGRAMME IDENT: the pre-programme ident for the Thames production It’s More Life.
[00:00:24] PROGRAMME: the opening title sequence for It’s More Life – a biology series presented by David Bellamy.
It’s More Life was targeted at a slightly older age group than its sister programme, It’s Life.
With thanks to Ash Sowerby for identifying the track that accompanies the countdown sequence.
PICTURED: It's More Life opening titles. COPYRIGHT: Thames TV.