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BBC Two "2" font?

Font of the two on BBC Two (December 2014)

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JU
Justin
I'm looking for the "2" from before the Windows. Is it a font or is it custom?
LL
Larry the Loafer
It's a slightly modified version of a freely available font, but the name escapes me I'm afraid. Somebody on here is bound to know it though.
BA
Bail Moderator
It's a version of Gill Sans, it's ultrabold with an extended lower half.
MI
Michael
Try this. Think I got it from The TV Room Plus once upon a time.
FI
FrancisIdents
It's a modified version of Gill Sans Bold. The vector version is freely available, and as Michael mentioned, you can get it in a font too Wink
DO
dosxuk
Probably worth pointing out that "freely available" is not the same as "available free" - the font and the logo are both copyrighted so be careful about asking for copies. The font still sells for significant sums of money.
JU
Justin
Thanks for all the help. Now that I look at it, the 2 looks very stark and unique without anything else around it. The BBC hopefully won't screw it up like they do with a lot of things...

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