FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: The TV Room
The final weekday early evening edition of BBC Inside Ulster.
[00:00:00] IN-VISION CONTINUITY: Simeon Courtie with the final CBBC junction of the day on BBC One.
[00:01:14] IDENT: the standard BBC One Northern Ireland globe symbol is used to link into BBC Inside Ulster.
For much of the 1990s, it was not uncommon for local announcers to refer to the channel (verbally) as simply “BBC 1” rather than “BBC 1 Northern Ireland”.
[00:01:17] PROGRAMME: the final weekday early evening edition of BBC Inside Ulster (in full). The programme was being broadcast from a temporary set.
- Ken Maginnis talks with Sinn Féin on a BBC TV programme sparking a party row. Report by Stephen Grimason (political correspondent).
- The retail revolution could bring 700 jobs to Lurgan. Report by Reg Wray (business correspondent).
- Tributes flow for the Shannon-Erne waterway.
- Tánaiste Dick Spring receives backing for proximity talks. Report by Shane Harrison.
- First Sinn Féin visit to Downing Street since 1921. Report by Mary Kelly.
- Human remains found in a stream near Eglinton. Report by Kieron Tourish.
- Politicians’ children battling for presidency of Queen’s Students’ Union. Report by Letitia Fitzpatrick.
- Preview of new BBC One series, Ballykissangel. Report by Maggie Taggart.
- Former Antrim hurling manager switches to camogie. Report by Jerome Quinn.
- Head of TV news, BBC Northern Ireland, Iain Webster talks about the new look regional news programme, Newsline.
- Behind-the-scenes of Newsline. Report by Mervyn Jess. Includes a chat with the new presenting team, Yvette Shapiro and Jim Dougal.
RELATED ARTICLE: you can view the junction that followed this one here.
PICTURED: BBC Inside Ulster opening titles. COPYRIGHT: BBC.