OSP Category: Christmas Presentation

That time of year when channels give their on-screen presentation a festive update.

BBC One continuity and start of BBC Weather with Michael Fish (25th December 1984)

A quick check on the weather before joining Noel at British Telecom Tower.

/ 28th February 2021

BBC One continuity (25th December 1986)

The 9.10am junction on BBC One on Christmas morning.

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Channel 4 start-up (partial) (25th December 1986)

Channel 4 not feeling terribly festive this year.

/ 28th February 2021

BBC One closedown (partial) – final airing of Christmas clock and ident (27th December 1984)

Special lighting arrangements for the final airing of the Christmas ident.

/ 28th February 2021

Channel 4 start-up (partial) (26th December 1985)

A frosty look for Channel 4 this Christmas.

/ 28th February 2021

BBC One continuity and BBC Weather with John Kettley (edited) with a surprise appearance by Santa (25th December 1986)

A link into the Christmas morning weather bulletin – and an unexpected appearance by Santa just outside the studio.

/ 28th February 2021

TV-am programme promotion for Good Morning Britain – new start time (December 1984)

From 3rd January 1985, TV-am would be expanding its broadcasting hours slightly. The changes included a ten-minute extension for Good Morning Britain which would now begin at 6.15am rather than 6.25am.

/ 28th February 2021

BBC Two closedown (26th December 1985)

A little over an hour into Boxing Day and BBC Two is closing down.

/ 27th February 2021

BBC One continuity (26th December 1985)

A Boxing Day morning junction on BBC One.

/ 27th February 2021

BBC One continuity (25th December 1985)

A rather elaborate link into Roland Rat’s Christmas morning show on BBC One.

/ 27th February 2021