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                 Last Updated: December 31, 2008

I've been busy getting my own video collection in order!  This page will show my findings of the old tapes found at the bottom of the shoebox!

Here's my findings that won't go into any relevant section...


If you missed it before, here is another chance to see the presentation behind Vote 2000 - the London Mayor and Local Elections

BBC Election Night 2000

Downloads the fonts that TV companies use for their logos, free of charge.

TV Company Fonts

Friday 27th July saw the BBC perform testing to their analogue transmitter network.

BBC Engineering Tests 2001


  439Kb

From 1970, an export copy of "The Golden Shot" brings this glorious fanfare of an ITC style of programme.  Wonderful.


1.3Mb

BBC1 Closedown from 1994, with National Anthem...


779Kb

...and to follow suit, a BBC2 Closedown from 1995. Nice ending, with fading out of the clock, then the background.

A BBC2 fault caption from January 1995


335Kb

This Channel 5 logo is the ident for the distributors of the video, published in 1986. 11 years later came the real Channel 5!  Channel 5 Video were bought-out by Polygram Video in the early 90's.


309Kb

Finally, so far I found this ident from 1990, taken after the merger of BSB and Sky.


1.06Mb

And to follow suit, The Movie Channel, coming from BSB, post merger.


This is the amount that I have been through so far, however there are still many hours of searching to do, with many hundreds of video tape!

Check back here often to see an update!

All images and video material viewed here was captured by Mark Snowdon for t|v|a.  If any user wishes to use any video artefacts found here for public viewing of any nature, please e-mail us at t|v|a for permission to use the captured material.

Copyright remains with the respective broadcasters.  All videos & images used for educational/reference use only.

 

Current Comments

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Hello. I wonder if you can advise me. I Would you have the entire 1965 and 1967 televised Royal Variety Performance Shows. If so can I buy a dvd copy of each show.Perhaps you will let me know..many thanks.
Frank Smith

Posted by frank smith on Wednesday, 10.04.13 @ 01:00am | #8509

Hello. I wonder if you can advise me. I Would you have the entire 1965 and 1967 televised Royal Variety Performance Shows. If so can I buy a dvd copy of each show.Perhaps you will let me know..many thanks.
Frank Smith

Posted by frank smith on Wednesday, 10.04.13 @ 01:00am | #8508

maybe you could start separate sections for "BBC1 and "BBC2" just like you did for ITV, four and five

Posted by Aidan Lunn on Wednesday, 30.05.07 @ 15:29pm | #214

Hello, Bring some Old idents like BBC Video 1988 ident and Sky Launch promos and Sky Multi-Channel promos, please.
Bye!

Posted by Sean on Tuesday, 30.01.07 @ 15:31pm | #110

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