FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: The TV Room
BBC One went off the air due to a power failure in London.
[00:00:00] BREAKDOWN GRAPHIC: a power failure affecting BBC Television Centre in London resulted in the national feed of BBC One going down. Playout centres in Belfast, Cardiff and Glasgow stepped in with breakdown slides and music in their respective nations.
The power failure occurred at c. 9.20pm, taking BBC One off the air across the UK. The film, Red Corner was only twenty minutes in.
Our clip is from BBC One Northern Ireland (Analogue). We only have a few minutes of the breakdown. The clip has an edit point at [00:00:47].
Red Corner was back on air at c. 9.45pm.
[00:03:15] PROGRAMME GRAPHIC: standard BBC One Northern Ireland slide design for Red Corner.
The announcer apologises for the break and tells viewers the film will now resume.
[00:03:33] PROGRAMME: we rejoin the film, Red Corner, around the point where we left it, shortly after 9.20pm.
RELATED ARTICLE: the corresponding breakdown on BBC Two Northern Ireland is available here.
PICTURED: BBC One Northern Ireland breakdown graphic. COPYRIGHT: BBC.