Children's series in which a family buy an old house which has been empty for years - then strange
things begin to happen.
Play It Again
Play it again was one of the programmes that occupied the half hour lunchtime slot between ITV's children's programmes and News at One during the early 1980s. It was a clip/chat show in which Tony Bilbow interviewed a celebrity guest about their favourite films.
Play It Again
Another set of titles from 1983
Play It Again
and another a year later in 1984
Barriers starred Paul Rogers and Benedict Taylor. It featured the first ever TV appearance of Denise Welch, who went on to appear in Coronation Street and then Bad Girls
"Shoot!" was a regional football highlights programme. It ran from 1968 to 1983. These titles are from the 1982-83 season.
Here's a couple of snippets of Razzmatazz from January 1981 including the closing credits
More of the same from Alistair Pirie and co.
Razzmatazz Solid Gold Christmas Special
Razzmatazz was a popular networked childrens programme which ran from 1981 to 1987. This example is from a 1984 Christmas Special
A welcome back to Paula Yates for series 3 in 1984 after becoming a mother with the lovely Leslie Ash moving on to CATS Eyes.
A relatively clean set of titles these. Mid series they were adapted to incorporate the bands appearing on the show.
Definitely the best set of titles the programme had. A witty look at how important The Tube was to the world!!
Hands up anybody who knew who REM were in 85 ?
Super Gran, written by Jenny McDade, was brought to television in 1985 by Tyne Tees. The music was by Phil Gutter with vocals by Billy Connolly. The series was produced by Keith Richardson & Graham C. Williams.
You can tell these titles cost more to make, however they're not a patch on 1985!
Incidently, this was the sequence Jools Holland told all the groovy f**kers to look out for!
Nightline was the local late night discussion programme.
The titles feature various shots of the Newcastle skyline
Chain Letters was a word puzzle based gameshow presented originally by Jeremy Beadle. Other hosts were Andrew O'Connor, Allan Stewart, Ted Robbins, Vince Henderson and Dave Spikey. The show ran from 1987 to 1997 and had 6 series in total.
From later in its run, this clip shows Andrew O'Connor as host of the word quiz.
Crosswits was a cryptic crossword based gameshow presented by Tom O'Connor.
Bridges to Excellence
Bridges to Excellence was a regional programme, made to showcase life for students at Newcastle University.
Three former graduates worked on it - the narrator, Kate Adie, plus the composer Wilfred Josephs and the VT editor Edmund Quigley.
CITV programmme where Chris Kelly looked into various aspects of tv and film production
From Tyne Tees Television, Straight Talk was a late night talk show show presented by Joanna Kaye covering subjects aimed at young people
Voices of War
A look at the results of the war and changes to come in public attitudes to religion, government and
class structure, using material from the archives of Peter Liddle.
A new set of titles a couple of years later...
Various ITV companies produced documentaries that were networked under the title "About Britain". This set of titles were used by Tyne Tees in 1991.
The Back Page
When Yorkshire and Tyne Tees merged, bosses decided that the vast majority of both stations' regional output would be concentrated in a weeknight magazine programme called 'Tonight.' This is the Tyne Tees version of the programme.
A Current Affair
The announcer forgot to turn his mike on, hence no introduction to Tyne Tees' mid-1990s current affairs programme.
Soccer Night is ITV's regional football programme. The titles feature the same graphics across the regions although the pictures within them and the sets vary.