FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: The TV Room
The 4.50pm Channel 4 junction.
[00:00:00] STING: for Soap Weekend, featuring Bill Dean.
[00:00:04] PROGRAMME: a short programme called Soap Memories.
Geoffrey Hughes talks about two characters from Coronation Street.
[00:01:11] PROGRAMME GRAPHIC: a special design for Soap Weekend. This example is for Brookside Classic.
This is followed by a short period of black and silence – as a result of a trail failing to play.
[00:01:25] PROGRAMME GRAPHIC: a standard Channel 4 slide for The Real Holiday Show.
The slide was put to air because the planned trail for the programme didn’t play.
The continuity announcer apologises and tells us that the show airs on Wednesday at 8.30pm on Channel 4.
[00:01:43] BREAK BUMPER: the standard Channel 4 break bumper.
[00:01:44] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: for The Montel Williams Show.
The show airs on Tuesday at 5pm on Channel 4.
[00:02:15] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: a preview of some programmes included in Soap Weekend this evening:
6pm Coronation Street.
6.30pm The Real Coronation Street.
8pm The Coronation Street Years.
[00:02:46] IDENT: one of the Soap Weekend idents.
[00:02:59] PROGRAMME: the opening titles from a 1986 episode of Brookside.
The opening scenes from an emotional episode of the soap, dealing with the initial aftermath of the attack on Sheila Grant.
RELATED ARTICLE: you can view the junction that preceded this one here.
PICTURED: Brookside opening titles. COPYRIGHT: Channel 4 Television Corporation.