This Day in History: 1978-12-23
BBC One and BBC Two programme schedules resume after a two-day blackout caused by an industrial dispute. An on-screen caption on BBC One read: “We will be back on air with our published programmes at 3.00pm on BBC 1. Details of Christmas Programmes in Radio Times.” BBC Two’s schedule returned to normal from 1.30pm.
EXTERNAL LINK: BBC News reports on the restoration of programmes on BBC One and BBC Two following strike action in December 1978.