Click for larger image BBC Cymru
Early 1960s
Click for larger image The classic Bat Wings ident from BBC Cymru. These are some BBC Cymru idents shown during Christmas 1993 on S4C, to celebrate 70 Years of BBC Cymru on both Radio and Television. Can anyone verify if these idents were actually used?


Click for larger image BBC Cymru Christmas
Early 1970s
Click for larger image A Christmas version of the BBC Cymru C!

BBC Cymru Wales Startup
1974
A marvelous piece of music created by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop - an arrangement of the Welsh folk tune Tros y Garreg (Over The Rock) preceded by Robin Jones (who later left to head up the presentation department at S4C) opening up BBC Cymru Wales (from the old studios in Broadway, Cardiff) in 1974.


Click for larger image BBC Cymru Wales Ident
1976
The BBC Cymru Wales mirror globe from 1976.
 
Note no sign of a 1 anywhere!
 
Recovered from Super 8 footage.


Click for larger image BBC Cymru Wales Idents
1980
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Click for larger image BBC Cymru Wales Clock
1976
The BBC Cymru Wales clock from 1976.
 
Again no sign of a 1 anywhere!
 
Recovered from Super 8 footage.



Click for larger image BBC Cymru Wales Ident
1981
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Click for larger image BBC Cymru Ident
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BBC Cymru
Early 1980s
The BBC Cymru version of the well loved mirror globe

Click for larger image BBC Cymru Christmas Ident
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Click for larger image BBC Wales Idents
1983 / 1984
Click for larger image The BBC Wales (not 1 Wales) mirror globe from January 1983.
 
second clip - 1984


Click for larger image BBC Wales Idents
1983
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Click for larger image BBC Wales Clocks
1985
Click for larger image BBC Wales stuck with the mechanical clock throughout the 1981-1985 logo period. The left clip introduces Wales Today, which for a time was broadcast before the Six O'clock News.


Click for larger image BBC1 Wales Ident
1986
Click for larger image The BBC Wales version of the COW.

Click for larger image BBC1 Wales Christmas Idents
1986
Click for larger image 2 clips here - The Christmas ident from 1986

Click for larger image BBC1 Wales Christmas Closedown
1986
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Click for larger image BBC1 Wales Christmas Clock
1986
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Click for larger image BBC1 Wales Clocks
1986
Click for larger image BBC Wales caught up with the computerised world of clocks when the COW logo was introduced and BBC Wales opted for its clock to have the centrepiece dot, which was noticeably absent from the Network clock. These two clips see the clock introducing Breakfast Time.

Click for larger image BBC1 Wales Clock
1987
Click for larger image Fifteen seconds of clock to introduce the 9am news summary. Looks like the announcer probably didn't know who was reading the news, hence the announcement finishing four seconds before 9am.

BBC 1 Wales
1988
Now on BBC Wales it's Neighbours. Check out this version of the BBC 1 Wales COW. Nice touch zooming in on Australia!
 
Plus a set of Neighbours titles!


Click for larger image BBC 1 Wales
1988
Click for larger image A Christmas snow dome ident especially for Wales from 1988

Click for larger image BBC 1 Wales Promos
1989
Click for larger image Wales on Saturday, Sport Folio and Bin Day some of the highlights for 1989

Click for larger image BBC1 Wales Christmas Ident
1989
Click for larger image BBC1 Wales really went to town for their 1989 logo with a full musical ident lasting nearly 30 seconds. This clip sees the full outing of this ident as BBC1 Wales starts the day on Christmas Eve 1989.

Click for larger image BBC1 Wales Christmas Ident
1990
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Click for larger image BBC1 Wales Christmas Closedown
24.12.1990
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Click for larger image BBC 1 Wales Closedown
1991
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Click for larger image BBC1 Wales Closedown
1991
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Click for larger image BBC1 Wales Christmas Ident
1991
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Click for larger image BBC 1 Wales Closedown
1992
Click for larger image The full Welsh National Anthem...

Click for larger image BBC 1 Wales Idents
1992
Click for larger image a couple of BBC1 Wales idents from 1992

Click for larger image BBC1 Wales Christmas Ident
1992
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Click for larger image BBC1 Wales Christmas Ident
1993
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Click for larger image BBC1 Wales Christmas Ident
1993
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Click for larger image BBC 1 Wales Christmas Ident
1994
Click for larger image A jolly little ident from BBC Wales on 1 for Christmas 1994.

Click for larger image BBC 1 Wales & West Ident
1996
Click for larger image A special ident introducing the special Wales Today / News West programme from the Second Severn Crossing.

Click for larger image BBC 1 Wales Christmas Ident
1996
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Click for larger image BBC One Wales Christmas Idents
1997
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Click for larger image BBC One Wales Christmas Idents
1997
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Click for larger image BBC One Wales Christmas Idents
1998
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Click for larger image Happy Christmas from Wales Today Promo
1998
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Click for larger image BBC One Wales Ident
1999
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Click for larger image BBC One Wales Clock
2000
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Click for larger image BBC One Wales Ident
2000
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Click for larger image BBC One Wales Idents
2000
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2000
BBC One Wales Ident
2000
BBC One Wales Ident
2000
BBC One Wales Ident
2000


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2000
BBC One Wales Ident
2000
BBC One Wales Ident
2000
BBC One Wales Ident
2000


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2000
BBC One Wales Ident
2000
BBC One Wales Ident
2000
BBC One Wales Ident
2000


Click for larger image BBC One Wales Christmas Ident
2000
Click for larger image Santa drops some presents in Wales..

BBC One Idents
2001
Click for larger image A couple of new widescreen idents from BBC One Wales.


BBC One Wales Football
2002
Tuesday 14th May 2002 saw a historic football match. Wales actually won, against Germany! The score, 1 - 0.
 
To celebrate this win those imaginative guys in the BBC Wales promotion department created these 2 idents, shown the following evening, Wednesday 15th May.


BBC One Wales Festival
2002
A second version was also screened, this time the Festival ident with added BBC NIL Germany!
 
BBC ONE Wales - BBC NIL Germany, great stuff!


BBC One Wales Christmas
2002
The Christmas 2002 ident from BBC One Wales, first show at 6.15pm on Saturday 21st December, 2002.
 
right clip - A slight variation for the news!


BBC 1 Wales Euro 2004
2003
A special ident shown at 19:00 on Wednesday 18th November 2003 before Wales' crucial Euro 2004 qualifying playoff with Russia at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium.
 
Ah well, better luck next time!


Click for larger image BBC One Wales Skateboarders
2004
First shown on Friday 5th September, here's BBC Wales' version of the Skateboarders at Belfast's Harland and Wolf docks.

Click for larger image BBC One Wales Africa
2004
First shown at 7pm on Monday 5th January 2004, this special ident was introduced for BBC ONE's Big Cat Week.

BBC Wales - Saturday 5th February 2005. After a 12 year absence, Wales re-gained their hold on England. Ok, it was only 11-9, but a victory non the less! Well done boys!


BBC Wales Six Nations
2005
BBC Wales Six Nations
2005
BBC Wales Six Nations
2005


BBC Wales Six Nations
2005
BBC Wales - March 2005 To celebrate Wales winning the 2005 Rugby Six Nations Grand Slam the usual celebration idents were tweaked slightly!
 
BBC Wales now plays the "Close to You" ident before it's non news local programmes.


BBC Wales Six Nations
2005
BBC Wales - March 2005
 
Another 2 of those "BBC WON Wales" idents played out over the celebratory period of 19th - 21st March 2005.



Click for larger image BBC One Wales
2008
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Click for larger image BBC One Wales
2008
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Click for larger image BBC One Wales Christmas Ident
2008
Click for larger image Aardman Animations produced the BBC One Christmas 2008 idents. Here's a clean Wales version.
 
Gromit pushes Wallace up a snowy hill in his sledge "Rosebud", only for Wallace to wipe out leaving Gromit to show off his snazzy snowboarding skills.


Click for larger image BBC One Wales Ident - Capes
2009
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Click for larger image BBC One Wales Ident - Helicopter
2009
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Click for larger image BBC One Wales Christmas Ident
2009
Click for larger image second clip - a clean version of the BBC One Wales Christmas ident from 2009.

Click for larger image BBC Wales Programmes Promo
2009
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Click for larger image BBC One Wales Ident
2010
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Click for larger image BBC One Wales Christmas Ident
251.12.2012
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