BBC One/Open University continuity – odd ident (spring 1985)

BBC One has to resort to Ceefax for an ident for its early morning Open University transmission.

/ 19th January 2021

BBC Two closedown including Christmas programme promotion and strike caption (17th December 1978)

BBC Two goes to bed a little earlier than planned due to an industrial dispute.

/ 18th January 2021

BBC One continuity (mid-1960s)

A rare surviving example of BBC One continuity from the mid-1960s.

/ 18th January 2021

ATV promotion for the new Oxford colour transmitter (1970)

A colour ITV service is coming to Oxford.

/ 18th January 2021

BBC News After Noon reports on the launch of BBC Breakfast Time (17th January 1983)

A few hours after the first edition of BBC Breakfast Time came off the air, BBC News After Noon reports on this important milestone in UK broadcasting.

/ 17th January 2021

BBC News After Noon opening titles (17th January 1983)

The start of an edition of BBC News After Noon on the day that the BBC began a regular breakfast TV service.

/ 17th January 2021

Nationwide reports on the launch of BBC Breakfast Time (17th January 1983)

Nationwide goes behind-the-scenes on the launch day of BBC Breakfast Time.

/ 17th January 2021

BBC Mid-day News opening titles/presentation (9th December 1980)

The first television news of the day, reporting on the shock news of the murder of John Lennon.

/ 16th January 2021

BBC One continuity and BBC One o’Clock News opening titles/presentation (31st August 1994)

The BBC One o’Clock News reports on the IRA ceasefire announcement in 1994.

/ 16th January 2021

BBC One continuity and Six o’Clock News opening titles (November 1986)

The long-running titles for the Six o’Clock News.

/ 16th January 2021