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DB
dbl London London
Interesting, there must be two ITV Archive places, remember reading there's one in Leeds as well.
SW
Steve Williams
dbl posted:
Interesting, there must be two ITV Archive places, remember reading there's one in Leeds as well.


That is the one in Leeds.
:-(
A former member
I thought everything was in Leeds? bar local news stuff which is kept at the news rooms?
DB
dbl London London
dbl posted:
Interesting, there must be two ITV Archive places, remember reading there's one in Leeds as well.


That is the one in Leeds.

Ahh my bad, must have mis-read.
UK
ukpetey Tyne Tees Look North (North East)
THIS is nice: Channel TV archive people are in ITV archive earlier in the month















Is there anything marked "TVS Archive" lurking in a dark corner somewhere? Laughing
IS
Inspector Sands
Interesting seeing all the various labeling etc from all the past owners all together. I wonder how they integrated all the different archive systems, or if they haven't yet?
IS
Inspector Sands
I thought everything was in Leeds? bar local news stuff which is kept at the news rooms?

As discussed before a lot of regional news archive has been taken in by regional film archives, notably the south west and midlands.

I would have thought that Leeds would have some regional news archive, you wouldn't expect one of their regional news centres to hold 60 years worth of news archive (and the same goes for the BBC)


And of course the ITV Archive won't have all of ITV's archive, none of Thames, Southern, Redifusion, TVam and STV/Grampian.... and the One we don't mention

Although on the other hand it probably contains some non-ITV material, such as the films that Carlton owned
JA
JAS84 Yorkshire Look North (E.Yorks & Lincs)
50, not 60. Yorkshire Television only launched 49 years ago.
SD
sda| Central (West) Midlands Today
Did we ever find out the extent of the damage of the flood at the archive? I saw a picture of some damaged tapes somewhere, seemed to be betas of music videos that probably aren't unique, though I think we would have heard if anything major was lost.
NJ
Neil Jones Founding member Central (West) Midlands Today
sda| posted:
Did we ever find out the extent of the damage of the flood at the archive? I saw a picture of some damaged tapes somewhere, seemed to be betas of music videos that probably aren't unique, though I think we would have heard if anything major was lost.





There were rumours that the Emmerdale set was going to get flooded out at the time but apparently this didn't happen. Officially anyway.
SP
Steve in Pudsey Yorkshire Look North (Yorkshire)
To be fair you can rebuild a set more easily than you can recover ruined film!
Write that down in your copybook now.
JA
JAS84 Yorkshire Look North (E.Yorks & Lincs)
Undun lasted from September 1st 1995 to October 18th 1996. It was decimated by the launch of Fox Kids Network on October 19th, which took away most of the programming including Power Rangers.

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