Archive: The TV Room

Pages from Ceefax (BBC Two NI opt) (28th June 2005)

BBC Two Northern Ireland opts out of the network schedule (children’s programmes) to show Pages from Ceefax.

/ 18th February 2021

BBC Two continuity – farewell to the yellow 2s (18th February 2007)

BBC Two gives its outgoing logo a sendoff.

/ 18th February 2021

BBC Two NI continuity – farewell to the yellow 2s (18th February 2007)

BBC Two NI says goodbye to the family of ‘2’ idents that have been used to introduce programmes on the channel since November 2001.

/ 18th February 2021

BBC One NI continuity including programme promotion for Carrott Confidential (31st January 1987)

A Saturday evening junction on BBC One Northern Ireland.

/ 14th February 2021

Pages from Ceefax (28th November 1987)

When the Open University wasn’t occupying the whole morning on BBC Two on Saturdays, Ceefax was – a practice that continued until early 1989.

/ 14th February 2021

BBC News reports on the announcement of a fifth national BBC radio network (9th October 1988)

The early evening Sunday news on BBC One reports on the BBC’s announcement about plans for a fifth national radio service.

/ 14th February 2021

4-Tel On View (14th July 1986)

One of the earliest recordings that we have in the archive of the animated teletext in-vision service shown on Channel 4 in the 1980s and 1990s.

/ 14th February 2021

Pages from Ceefax (BBC Two NI opt) and BBC Two continuity (17th February 1988)

With apologies for the less than desirable picture and audio quality on this recording. This is very rare footage of a 1980s BBC Northern Ireland opt-out, where the local teletext generator is used to provide Pages from Ceefax.

/ 14th February 2021

NI News, Weather with Michael Fish, BBC One NI continuity including programme promotion for Spotlight (12th February 1986)

One of very few domestic recordings made public featuring an early 1986 late-evening BBC One Northern Ireland news bulletin.

/ 14th February 2021

In Loving Memory opening titles and closing credits (series 1) (28th May 1979)

In Loving Memory was a sitcom produced by Yorkshire Television. It starred Thora Hird and Christopher Beeny.

/ 13th February 2021

The Cuckoo Waltz opening titles and closing credits (series 4) (26th June 1980)

Produced by Granada TV for the ITV network, the sitcom The Cuckoo Waltz was written by Geoffrey Lancashire, and produced by John G. Temple.

/ 13th February 2021

The Cuckoo Waltz opening titles and closing credits (series 2) (8th July 1976)

Produced by Granada TV for the ITV network, the sitcom The Cuckoo Waltz was written by Geoffrey Lancashire and John G. Temple, and produced by Bill Gilmore and Brian Armstrong.

/ 13th February 2021