Click for larger image Closedown - Sharon Gray
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After the in-vision announcer says goodnight, Anglia signs off with a look at tomorrow's programmes with the music continuing to play over the final look at the clock before the national anthem ends the closedown sequence.
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Click for larger image Closedown - Sharon Gray
1985
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Click for larger image Anglia Closedown
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A second example of the Anglia closedown routine. Sadly, the swith-off-your-TV announcement isn't included on this clip.
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Click for larger image Anglia Birthdays
6.11.1980
Click for larger image Cards galore as Patrick Anthony gives just a list of names as he's short of time.

Click for larger image Anglia Birthdays
1980
Click for larger image Most of the ITV companies which did a birthdays slot had a puppet to assist with said birthday slot and Anglia was no exception, as we can see from this clip.

Click for larger image Anglia Children's Birthdays
1980
Click for larger image Two more birthday slots, which Katie Glass calls the Birthday Club, from 1980.

Click for larger image Anglia Children's Birthdays
1980
Michael Speake introduces this birthday slot.

Click for larger image Patrick Anthony
1982 / 1986
Left - Patrick Anthony introduces the big Bond film, "Live and Let Die".
 
Right - A 25 minute delay for Spitting Image...


Patrick Anthony
1987
Patrick and BC look forward to cartoons and James Bond on Christmas Day. In 2006, Patrick appears regularly on the BBC's "Ready, Steady, Cook" as one of the celebrity chefs.

Click for larger image Patrick Anthony
1988
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Graham Bell
1988
With the demise of About Anglia Graham Bell returned to continuity duties in 1988. Here he previews a rare networked, Anglia Outside Broadcast and introduces the Krypton Factor Grand Final. All to a lovely wintry backdrop of little Anglia logos.

Chris Donat
1989
Here is a brief clip of Chris with BC who despite being over 20 years old is crying at the end of the film Dumbo. You'd never get Gus Honeybun doing that !! Chris meanwhile was soon to work for Television South, first as the host of the TVS version of Jeopardy! and later joining Michael Parkinson on The Help Squad!

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1989
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Phil Fothergill
1989
Left - A fairly serious early clip of clean shaven Phil here. Due to an aeroplane crash in Leicestershire all programmes are running ten minutes late... Right - Fashion Guru Phil lets rip into Casey Kasem and Ross King during an entire night of American programming...

Click for larger image Phil Fothergill
c1989
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Click for larger image Phil Fothergill
1989
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Click for larger image Phil Fothergill
1989
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Phil Fothergill
1990
Left - A Christmas look forward to more Police Academy ?? and The Return of The Seven for Anglia jumper wearing Phil. Right - Phil gives out insider information to the location sequences seen in the Steve McQueen film Bullitt.

Click for larger image Katie Glass
1982 / 1984
Left - a trail for Sale of the Century followed by Katie Glass looking forward to seeing those guys from "CHiPs" Right - a hilarious clip where Katie encourages BC not to wear his headphones on his eyes.

Sharon Gray
1984
Left - What better way to see in the New Year on Anglia than with Andy Cameron's The Hogmanay Show? Right - Celebrate 1985 with the Anglia Continuity Crew Hogmanay Show opt-out! Even BC has been allowed to stay up late.

Paul Lavers
1987
Left - Lavers has to introduce a film starring Dolly Parton. Can he fail to mention part of her upper body. NO! Right - Another day, another backdrop, but the same suit. Paul quickly runs down the morning on Anglia before handing over to Tony.

Paul Lavers
1987
A run down of early Christmas Day programmes on Anglia and a list of seasons greetings.

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1988
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1988
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Paul Lavers
1988 / 1989
Left - Paul has been laughing off those nasty vampire rumours... Right - Dodgy tie, dodgy picture, newsreader John Bacon boogieing the night away. Yes, another top performance from Mr Midnight!

Verity Lines
1983 / 1985
Two performances from the versatile and delectable Verity performing in front of the ever changing Anglia Continuity Curtain. So here is the Epilogue and Black Sabbath!

Verity Lines
1987
Left -Verity at Christmas introducing Duty Free with a static liquid gold logo! Oooh! Right - Sporting a different top into Blind Date...

Keith Martin
1988
Bunnies, Raquel Welch and banging away! How come, it's the delectable Keith Martin!

Keith Martin
1989
Left - The wonderful Mr Martin translates Kojak for us. Right - From the same evening, a concerned Keith worries about the amount of dust World War II created before running down the morning schedule.

Click for larger image Helen McDermott
1982 / 1984
Left - Helen Mc introduces the next programme "Tales of the Unexpected". Right - A decorative Helen tries to frighten us before introducing a Disney cartoon. In 2006, she presents the main edition of Anglia Tonight (East).

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1983
Click for larger image The final commercial of the break is followed by a reminder of the Birthday Club competition to design a card for VC, Anglia's puppet.

Click for larger image Helen McDermott
1986 / 1987
Click for larger image Two more clips featuring Helen in action.

Tracy Norris
1990
Lavers, Fothergill and Martin on their hols ? Yes! A rare appearance on Anglia Through The Night for Tracy Norris. Here she introduces "Kojak" and sucks one of BC's leftovers!

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c1990
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Caroline Oldrey
1984 / 1985
Left - Caroline finds a use for Roald Dahl's fireside armchair at Christmas. Right - Caroline gets us all chuffed to bits introducing a TVS programme. In 2006, she presents the main edition of Anglia Tonight (West).

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1988
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Gordon Radley
1988
By 1988 Gordon Radley had left TVS for the new look Anglia for continuity / newsreader duties. A quick rare clip of him in action here introducing Prisoner & Snooker.

Click for larger image Michael Speake
1980
Click for larger image The clip starts with two local ads before Michael Speake appears to announce a programme about the steel workers of Corby, Northamptonshire which is transmitted during the national steel strike.

Click for larger image Michael Speake
1983
Click for larger image A quick piece of continuity here which follows the end of a promo for Knight Rider.

Click for larger image Michael Speake
1983
Click for larger image The final ad of the commercial break before Michael promotes a special showing of an old Coronation Street as a tribute to Violet Carson who played Ena Sharples in the soap.

Michael Speake
1986
Click for larger image Michael shows off his knowledge of early cinema by introducing some Harrison Ford film...
 
right clip - a start up into Number 73!


Michael Speake
1987
Two professional announcements from Michael here introducing Coronation Street and Spitting Image.

Michael Speake
1988
A rather tongue tied Michael recovers excellently here on Christmas Eve 1988.

Click for larger image Anglia Birthdays
1995
Click for larger image Before CITV, a quick-fire set of birthdays.


Click for larger image Anglia Promos
1986
Two promos here - the first is for Duty Free with Keith Barron trying not to laugh and the second trails 'three for Thursday on Anglia - the one to watch.'
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Presentation
1987 / 1990
left clip - some cross channel presentation
 
right clip - promo for Wheels


Click for larger image Tuesday Through The Night
1988
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Click for larger image Wheels Promotion
1988
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Click for larger image Anglia Promotions
1988
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Click for larger image Anglia Friday Promo
1989
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Click for larger image Anglia Continuity
1990
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Click for larger image Anglia Friday Promo
1990
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December / Christma Promotions
1992


Christmas Promotions
1992


Click for larger image Christmas On Anglia Promotion
1992
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Click for larger image Anglia Summer Promotions
1990s
Click for larger image Sorry no video clips (click on the images for larger versions)
 
Anglia's spring and summer promotional sequences came from English & Pockett. Director Darrell Pockett based the eight sequences on the acute diagonal line of the logo. which is used as an achoring device mixed with a series of surreal scenes deploying the right angle to the full.


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