Month: January 2021

Orbit advertisement: cool-tasting, sugar-free (February 1980)

A real 70s vibe from this ad for Wrigley’s Orbit.

/ 24th January 2021

Seat belt PIF: Clunk Click – Even on Short Trips (February 1980)

A short public information film about seat belt wearing.

/ 24th January 2021

Sealink advertisement: It’s a Better Way to Get Away (February 1980)

Get the 1980 Car Ferry Guide from Sealink.

/ 24th January 2021

BBC Two continuity (25th December 1974)

The only footage that exists (that we’re aware of) of the 1974 Christmas BBC Two symbol.

/ 24th January 2021

BBC TV continuity – JFK assassination (22nd November 1963)

A special announcement from BBC TV on the day US President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

/ 23rd January 2021

BBC One continuity including programme promotion for Christmas Day (24th December 1978)

The 5.20pm junction from Christmas Eve 1978 on BBC One, including the somewhat bizarre Christmas ident featuring a rotating Santa’s head.

/ 23rd January 2021

Yorkshire TV start-up (1982)

A full Yorkshire TV start-up from the early 1980s, featuring the voice of Redvers Kyle.

/ 23rd January 2021

BBC One closedown (partial) – Olympics branding (summer 1984)

BBC One updates its ident with Olympics branding for the duration of the 1984 Olympics.

/ 23rd January 2021

BBC One continuity and Swap of the Pops opening (24th December 1978)

A rare recording of Christmas continuity from 1977, including one of only a handful of known surviving clips of the fondly remembered BBC One Christmas pudding ident.

/ 23rd January 2021

BBC One closedown including Weather and programme promotion for Christmas Eve (24th December 1974)

A rare domestic recording of a full BBC One closedown from December 1974.

/ 23rd January 2021