FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: The TV Room
The 2.30am BBC Two junction.
[00:00:00] PROGRAMME: a partial recording of the late Skiing Forecast presented by Michael Fish.
[00:01:25] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: for Ted and Ralph.
The programme airs on Sunday at 9.20pm on BBC Two.
[00:02:06] CLOCK: with the usual reminder that BBC News 24 is available on BBC One throughout the night, that’s it from BBC Two for tonight.
[00:02:42] IDENT: a quick (announcerless) blast of the BBC Two Christmas ident followed by a little under thirty seconds of black and silence
[00:03:25] GRAPHIC: a slide version of the Ceefax menu page is used to introduce an overnight Pages from Ceefax session.
[00:03:34] TELETEXT IN-VISION: the live selection of Pages from Ceefax appears, accompanied by tone.
This was page 152 of the Ceefax service on BBC Two. The header row was not broadcast on this special in-vision page (this became standard practice in late-1996).
There’s a little over six minutes of the in-vision broadcast to enjoy.
PICTURED: BBC Two clock. COPYRIGHT: BBC.