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NJ
Neil Jones Founding member Central (West) Midlands Today
TSW Closedown, as normal at first, then they don’t appear to switch off. Keep watching until much later on in the clip:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-IU5PcFA9c


What a horrible noise at ten to one. Presume that's another test tone of some sort?
IS
Inspector Sands
TSW Closedown, as normal at first, then they don’t appear to switch off. Keep watching until much later on in the clip:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-IU5PcFA9c


What a horrible noise at ten to one. Presume that's another test tone of some sort?

Could be some sort of data, difficult to tell as even as what is presumably solid tone is distorted on that clip.

Intriguing clip, but I'm a bit disappointed it's not the notorious TSW closedown where supposedly a VT operator rewound a tape and paused on a cheeky bit, or one of these broadcasts: https://www.amfm.org.uk/tx/tx15/piratetv.html
JA
james-2001 Central (East) East Midlands Today
That's all very bizarre, especially where the clock zooms in a bit, then the tone starts to sounds like a data signal.
NI
nidave Granada North West Today
Compilation of early BBC World Service Television promos, pilots and clips:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nj6ZlwL_kkw

The BBC World theme reminded me of something I heard at school on probably a BBC Schools radio program in Primary School... TO THE INTERNET
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjqR7OOPNmQ

99 Times as High as the Moon
Words by Barry Gibson, music from the traditional English tune Lilliburlero.

'Where, oh where, oh where,' said I.
'Oh where are we going to up so high?'
SP
Steve in Pudsey Yorkshire Look North (Yorkshire)
Lilliburlero was for many years the BBC World Service Radio interval signal/ident.
Write that down in your copybook now.
IS
Inspector Sands
This is London


Such a great top of the hour sequence, a shame they've ditched it for something fairly dull and generic
JA
james-2001 Central (East) East Midlands Today
Lilliburlero was for many years the BBC World Service Radio interval signal/ident.


Still is, isn't it? Not that it's heard much these days.
IS
Inspector Sands
Lilliburlero was for many years the BBC World Service Radio interval signal/ident.


Still is, isn't it? Not that it's heard much these days.

Nope, they used this David Lowe composition for 10 years
https://davidlowemusic.com/project/bbc-world-service/

and then in 2018 this from Mcasso:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Biu0GwdXOk
Anglialad and fanoftv gave kudos
FA
far Yorkshire Look North (Yorkshire)
I partly mention it because it's something that appeared in the schedules every week but nobody ever noticed it, but mostly because it's got an absolute killer of a theme tune, a wonderfully jaunty piece of folk rock. You'll all be whistling it soon!


It appears to be a version of Magpie Rag by Gordon Giltrap for those interested in the full version.
PH
Philheybrookbay West Country (West) Spotlight
Speaking to my dad who was a Transmission controller for Westward/TSW working for GPO/BT, those sounds came from switch in the control room at Plymouth C telephone exchange.

Depending on the year some bits would have being coming down overnight from other ITV regions hence the white noise.

ATV used to send Crossroads down on a Sunday Morning weeks in advance for example.
JB
JasonB London London
Thanks to Cleops a full episode from the first series of the Krypton Factor dated 9th November 1977:

Have you washed your hands?
NJ
Neil Jones Founding member Central (West) Midlands Today
"Warley, Birmingham"? A classic example of whichever part of Warley Mr Davies was from being too small or obscure for anybody outside the region to actually know, so its easier to say he comes from Birmingham because everybody knows where Birmingham is - they wouldn't have the foggiest about anything more local than that... Although Warley hasn't existed as, well, anything really since 1974, its one of those historical names that is still floating around today. Royal Mail kept insisting Warley was part of the postal address for years afterwards, well into the 1990s at least.

Anyway that aside, interesting to see style clashes that you tend to see in the 1970s, you have a "big" 70's style font and a smaller Gill Sans number font, presented in the style of an old school style train departure board, and a totally pointless clock for the assault course, because lets be honest, who cares if they can run it in 84 seconds? You get the 10 points if you do it in two minutes or two days providing you cross the line first. Wasn't particularly camera friendly though, looks like they were covering a horse race!

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