FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: The TV Room
The 8.30pm BBC One Northern Ireland junction.
[00:00:00] PROGRAMME: How Do They Do That? feature about the BBC Two idents.
The segment features Alan Yentob (current BBC One controller but he was the controller of BBC Two 1988 – 1993 and was the person who took the decision to change the channel identity) and the creative director who was the mastermind behind the BBC Two idents, Martin Lambie-Nairn.
We go behind-the-scenes of the production of two new BBC Two idents: Diary and Steam. BBC graphic designers Iain Greeway and Mark Chaudoir talk about the task of producing the new idents.
Anthony Sadler and Gaynor Sadler of Logorhythm Music talk about the soundtracks tehy produced for the BBC Two idents.
The programme presenters are Desmond Lynam and Jenny Hull.
Because there was no clean feed of BBC One in those days, we hear the network announcer over the end credits.
[00:05:47] STING: one of the BBC One trail stings – Crane.
[00:05:50] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: for QED.
The programme airs on Tuesday at 10pm.
[00:06:24] PROGRAMME GRAPHIC: standard BBC Two slide for Wildlife Showcase.
The programme starts shortly on BBC Two.
[00:06:31] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: for World Athletics Championship.
The coverage airs on Saturday at 10.45pm.
[00:07:08] IDENT: the standard BBC One Northern Ireland globe symbol is used to link into 2 Point 4 Children.
[00:07:16] PROGRAMME: the opening titles for 2 Point 4 Children.
We also see a portion of the opening scene.
PICTURED: designer Martin Lambie-Nairn contributing to How Do They Do That?. COPYRIGHT: BBC.