OSP Package: BBC Two: March 1986 - February 1991

BBC Two continuity – ident animates on (11th December 1986)

The BBC Two ident animates into view for a link into a programme about the European team’s victory in the 1985 Ryder Cup golf championship.

/ 18th 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

BBC Two closedown (3rd April 1986)

A closedown from the first week of the ‘TWO’ era OSP.

/ 23rd January 2021

BBC Two/Open University continuity (1986)

A late-night Open University transmission comes to an end.

/ 1st January 2021

BBC Two North East continuity and First Look North bulletin titles (1986)

A brief snippet of regional continuity from BBC Two North East, and the opening of the afternoon regional news.

/ 1st January 2021

BBC Two start-up (9th October 1986)

BBC Two starts the day with programmes for schools and colleges in the Daytime on Two strand.

/ 1st January 2021

BBC Two North continuity and Look North News bulletin opening (1986)

A rare glimpse of BBC Two North continuity.

/ 1st January 2021

BBC Two daytime continuity (9th October 1986)

Linking into a schools programme in the Daytime on Two strand.

/ 1st January 2021

BBC Two Northern Ireland daytime continuity (1986)

A brief example of local continuity on BBC Two from 1986.

/ 1st January 2021

BBC Two/Open University continuity (1986)

A quick bit of OU continuity, demonstrating the OU logo form-up.

/ 1st January 2021

BBC Two/Open University continuity (1986)

A fairly typical Open University junction on BBC Two.

/ 1st January 2021

BBC Two test card and BMTV opening (1989)

In the late-1980s, the BBC broadcast an overnight service called British Medical Television.

/ 1st January 2021