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BBC Two 2015 with 90s idents

NEW: Dragons Den ident with a nod to the past (January 2015)

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LL
Larry the Loafer
RDJ posted:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T55UpBBqDpM

Don't see what's wrong with the cropping personally. Another great addition, NI Very Happy


Indeed they've used an edited 'Powder' soundtrack, which is different to the original soundtrack which can be seen in the Centenary TV ARK clip from 1995:

http://www2.tv-ark.org.uk/bbctwo/1991_idents.html


The original sounds a bit morbid compared to a trimmed version of Powder. I think they made the right decision. Alpha Papa shouldn't be preceded by the sound of a key character being stabbed in a historical drama (or at least that's what it sounds like to me).

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DP
D.Page
There's a new BBC2 sting, shown before The Beechgrove Garden this morning, featuring the caterpillar 2 (from Springwatch promo 2) sneezing.

10 days later

JA
Jake
There's a BBC Two Family Guy promo running featuring Brian Cox, with Cleveland commenting on how slow he speaks.
DP
D.Page
NI showed Centenary ident with the original soundtrack, before Antiques Roadshow. Unless I'm mistaken, they've added a dream-like effect to the visuals, and slowed it down a little, compared to the original.

See it here, for a limited period (at 17:15):
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/live/bbctwo?area=northern_ireland
Last edited by D.Page on 25 June 2015 6:33pm - 3 times in total
CA
Cavan
Silk... BBC TWO Network just showed Silk. Shocked
BA
Bail Moderator
Nice long run of it too, worked well into Newsnight Smile
FI
FrancisIdents
An appearance from the Gill box that just won't die, then you won't believe your eyes...

:-(
A former member
While on BBC Scotland going into Newsnight Woodpeacker
JU
Justin
Doesn't it still look great after 23 years? Too bad the box ruins it. Also, does it seem slightly squashed to anyone else?
BA
bilky asko
An appearance from the Gill box that just won't die, then you won't believe your eyes...


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DP
D.Page
It’s great to see Silk on Network, although the white box logo just looks wrong. I really don’t understand why Network cannot see that the use of an oversized box logo just does not work with these idents.

I wonder if Silk is the first of several more that Network are going to add?
PF
PFML84
Also, does it seem slightly squashed to anyone else?
It's probably my eyes and some form of optical trickery with the silk moving, but I can almost swear that the image moves downwards slightly at one point a few seconds before the CA starts speaking. It likely isn't, but that's what my eyes see!

It does look shorter and fatter than the BBC 2 NI version though which looks more accurately proportioned.

It is great to see they can take a 4:3 image and make it 16:9 and yet it still looks good, and not some horrendous mess. The soundtrack is also wonderful on the 90's BBC 2 idents.

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