Monday, 28 March 2011

BBC2 Continuity 1967

In 1967, colour had officially come to BBC2. However, an official colour ident had not! Contrary to popular belief, during the test phase they simply used the old style presentation luma-keyed, then when colour went full time in 1967 they just used these holding slides to introduce programmes. It wasn't until all channels were going colour in 1969 that the famous rotating coloured 2's were introduced.


  1. This is a period of presentation I find fascinating, so thanks for posting this.

  2. I've actually found a colour picture that proves that this article is correct. Take a look at this: