FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: The TV Room
Christmas Day’s schedule is coming to a close on BBC One.
[00:00:00] PROGRAMME: the closing credits for The Greatest Music Party in the World.
The second part of this programme is on Wednesday afternoon at 1.50pm.
[00:00:34] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: for Billy Connolly: A Scot in the Arctic.
The programme airs on Thursday at 9.30pm on BBC One.
[00:01:06] PROGRAMME GRAPHIC: a festive BBC Two slide for A Night at the Opera.
The Marx Brothers classic comedy is on BBC Two now.
[00:01:14] IDENT: a version of the BBC One Christmas symbol is used to link us into the late weather forecast.
[00:01:22] PROGRAMME: Rob McElwee brings us the late weather forecast.
[00:02:54] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: a preview of some BBC One programmes for Boxing Day:
2.10pm FIlm: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.
4.10pm Disney Time.
4.50pm Final Score.
5.15pm News and Weather.
6.05pm Film: Beethoven.
8pm Goodnight Sweetheart.
8.50pm The Thin Blue Line.
9.20pm Patriot Games.
[00:04:00] CLOCK: with a reminder that there are 364 days until next Christmas, it’s goodnight from the BBC One at BBC Television Centre in London.
[00:04:37] IDENT: the Christmas BBC One symbol is accompanied by the National Anthem.
We then fade to black and have thirty seconds of silence, before the test tone is faded up.
[00:07:38] TEST CARD: Test Card F appears after two minutes. The test tone continues uninterrupted.
Due to the severe frost in many parts of the country overnight, the BBC One and BBC Two transmitters were kept on all night, radiating the test card.
PICTURED: BBC One programme menu graphic. COPYRIGHT: BBC.