Category: Archives

Occasional forays into the archive. This will typically be material from The TV Room archive or items posted by users on YouTube or Vimeo.

PICTURED: a portion of the collapsed Emley Moor Mast (1969).

Look North remembers 1969 Emley Moor mast collapse

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the collapse of the Emley Moor transmitter in Yorkshire. Tonight’s edition of @BBCLookNorth looks back at the events of 19th March 1969.

PICTURED: RTÉ One in-vision continuity (mid-1990s). Announcer: Noel Fogarty.

1980s/1990s RTÉ presentation

One of our favourite YouTube channels – Killianm2 – has published lots of Irish TV pres-related goodies recently. Here are some of the items that caught our attention.

PICTURED: BBC Two ident - Christmas 1978.

Rare footage of 1978 BBC Two Christmas ident released

Last updated: 23rd December 2019. The TV Museum group has today released footage of a 1978 BBC Two junction which includes 7 seconds of the Christmas ident from that year. No copies of the ident