Click for larger image Granada Start-Up
c1957
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Click for larger image Continuity
1977
Click for larger image A youthful Gordon Burns trails a regional political magazine - "Reports Politics" - before Jim Pope introduces a matter of concern to us all, but didn't say what it was in his introduction to tonight's edition of the Granada-produced World In Action.

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1977 / 1979
Click for larger image Two more examples of Granada continuity from the late seventies. The left clip features two minutes of continuity, including two trailers and lots of clunking. The right clip is rather more basic as it just features the link into the News At Ten, using the Granada caption rather than a clock.

Click for larger image Granada Closedown
23.12.1978
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Click for larger image New Series on Granada
1979
Click for larger image This caption is used to mention three new series although the caption is only used when the announcer mentions the first of these three new series.

Click for larger image Granada Clock
1980
Click for larger image A link into the final news bulletin of that year, preceeded by a trail for Kenny Everett's new year's day programme called "The New Year's Daze Show."

Click for larger image Granada Continuity - Speedway Results
1981
Click for larger image You don't get this anymore, more's the pity - local sports results as part of a continuity link.

Continuity
1982



Click for larger image Thursday on Granada
1982
A Lunchtime lineup on Granada followed by the Granada ident from 1982.
 
Clip recorded by Martin Brereton


Click for larger image Continuity
1982
Click for larger image Left clip: Jim Pope introduces regional football highlights.
 
Right clip: Jim is back to trail "That's My Boy."


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1982
Charles Foster
1982
Colin Weston
1983
Jim Pope
1983


Click for larger image Closedown
1984
Colin Weston with the TV Times Top Ten and the Granada Weather. Goodnight and don't forget to switch off your set!
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Click for larger image Granada Sunday
1983
Click for larger image A sunday evening on Granada promo...

Click for larger image Closedown
1983
Click for larger image Jim Pope with a closedown from 1983...

Click for larger image Granada Start Ups
1983
Click for larger image A couple examples of early Granada start ups
 
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Click for larger image Saturday on Granada Promo
1983
Click for larger image Punchlines, 3-2-1, Muder Mystery Suspense, just part of a great Saturday evening on Granada

Click for larger image Christmas Ident & Continuity
1983
Click for larger image A nice computer generated festive ident in '83, plus some invision continuity from Charles Foster

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1983
Continuity
1983
Continuity
1983
Continuity
1985


Click for larger image Schools / Saturday Start-Ups
1984
Click for larger image 2 recreations of Schools TV and a Saturday morning

Click for larger image Thursday on Granada Promo
1984
Click for larger image Thursday's programmes on Granada, this promo is voiced by Charles Foster. Lots of slit-scan film effects are used to create the coloured background.

Click for larger image Friday on Granada Promo
1984
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Click for larger image Granada Start-Up
1984
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Click for larger image Granada Start-Up
1984
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Start Up
1985
Colin Weston introducing the day ahead, Friday on Granada.

Click for larger image Closedowns
1985
Click for larger image Left clip - A Usual close with a computerised fade-out Right clip - Special edition of the clock, which was used for around 4 weeks.

Click for larger image Sunday on Granada
1985
Click for larger image A full Sunday night programme trailer, shown before the start of the Sunday matinee.

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1984
Continuity
1985
Continuity
1983
Continuity
1985


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1985
Click for larger image Two more clips, both featuring trails and Colin Weston-voiced continuity.

Click for larger image Continuity
1986
Click for larger image Some invision and outofvision continuity with Colin Weston

Click for larger image Granada Nightlife & closedown
1987
Colin Weston with a continuity announcement and a closedown (right clip) from 1987.

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1987
Autumn - Charles Foster
1987
Autumn - Colin Weston
1987
Granada Autumn Ident
1987


Click for larger image Granada closedowns
1987 / 1988
Click for larger image Jim Pope with a closedown from November 1987
 
Right clip is from 1988


Click for larger image Continuity
1987
Click for larger image left clip - Continuity clip including a promo for Scramble featuring a very young Judy Finnigan
 
right clip shows how Granada presentation would often use a still store slide instead of an ident before the start of a programme


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1987
Click for larger image A simple Christmas ident before the news, the right clip invision announcement with Colin Weston plus a christmas promo

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1987
Charles Foster with an announcement...

Click for larger image Beverley Ashworth Christmas
1987
Click for larger image Christmas Day Night Presented by Beverley Ashworth introduces Airplane Right clip - Beverley Ashworth ends Christmas Day night by thanking all the staff and a pink mascot called TC that a viewer sent in followed by a Granada NCR testcard

Examples of Granada continuity over this regional only chrome logo


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1988
Continuity
1988
Continuity
1988
Continuity
1988


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1987
Continuity
1988
Continuity
1988
Continuity
1989


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1988
Clock
1988
Clock
1989
Clock
1989


Click for larger image Colin Weston Invision Continuity
1988
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1988
Colin Weston
1988
Continuity
1988
Continuity
1988


Click for larger image 24 Hour TV
1988
Click for larger image Granada's 24 hour tv arrives in 1988...

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1988
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Christmas on Granada in 1988...


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1988
Xmas - Charles Foster
1988
Christmas Continuity
1988
Christmas Continuity
1988


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1988
Xmas - Colin Weston
1988
Xmas - Colin Weston
1988
Xmas - Colin Weston
1988


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1988
Xmas Continuity
1988
Xmas Continuity
1988
Xmas Continuity
1988


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1988
Nighttime New Year
1989
Nighttime
1989
Nighttime handover TV-am
1989


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c1992
Continuity
1989
Continuity
1989
Clock
1989


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1989
Andrew Brittain
1989
Andrew Brittain
1989
Andrew Brittain
1989


Click for larger image Click for larger image Click for larger image Click for larger image Beverley Ashworth
1989
Colin Weston
1989
Continuity
1988
Continuity
1989


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1989
Continuity
1989
Continuity
1989
Continuity
1989


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1989
Continuity
1989
Continuity
1989
Continuity
1989


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1989
Start-Up
1989
Colin Weston
1989
Beverley Ashworth
1989


Click for larger image Spring Comedy on Granada Promo
1989
Click for larger image Charles Foster voices this promo for forthcoming comedy on Granada.

Click for larger image Night Time
1989
Click for larger image In Manchester Granada created Nightime a short time later to take viewers in Granadaland through the night. Nightime was later shown by Tyne Tees, Border, Grampian and Scottish TV when all Granada references were dropped from the graphics and voice-overs.LWT created Night Network, YTV created Nightshift, HTV created Nightclub

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1989
Night Time Continuity
1989
Night Time Promo
1989
Night Time Continuity
1989


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1989
Night Time Promo
1989
Night Time Continuity
1989
Night Time Continuity
1989


Click for larger image Christmas Ident
1989
Click for larger image A very warm-looking effort from Granada for Christmas 1989.

Click for larger image TV Times Top 10 Awards Promo
1989
Click for larger image An example of how not to use DVE effects...

Click for larger image Wednesday on Granada
1989
Click for larger image Wednesday highlights for Granada 1989

Click for larger image Film on Granada promo
1989
Click for larger image A promo showing all the new films to come on Granada

Click for larger image Granada Ident
1989
Granada's 1989 ident used the same jingle as the IBA had used earlier in the decade. Here Charles Foster introduces French Fields.

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1989
Continuity
1989
Pamela Dodd
1989
Colin Weston
1990


Click for larger image Sunday on Granada Promo
1989
Click for larger image Lift off with Granada for your Sunday evening's entertainment.

Click for larger image Ident & Continuity
1990
Click for larger image Ident & continuity with Beverley Ashworth

Click for larger image Friday & Saturday Promos
1990
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Click for larger image Sunday Promo
1990
Click for larger image Beverley Ashworth voices this Sunday evening promo.

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1990
Philips Sponsor Close
1990
Philips Sponsor Sting
1990
Philips Sponsor Sting
1990


Click for larger image Entertainment Promo
1990
Click for larger image Entertainment on Granada...

Click for larger image Christmas Promo
1990
A Christmas Eve trailer for a late movie premiere followed by Colin Weston introducing the next programme.

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1990
Beverley Ashworth
1991
Continuity
1990
Continuity
1992


Click for larger image Wednesday on Granada Promo
1992
Click for larger image A tasteful promo here using Granada's new slick identity and the glass looking 'G'

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1992
Xmas Continuity
1992
Xmas Continuity
1992
Xmas Promo
1992


Click for larger image Christmas Promos
1992
Click for larger image a couple more promos from Christmas 1992

Click for larger image Promo & Continuity
1991
Click for larger image Granada keeps its logo on screen throughout this promo for The Ruth Rendell Mysteries.

Click for larger image Granada Sunday Promo
c1991
Click for larger image Another Sunday night's viewing promoted here in this clip.

Click for larger image Christmas Day Promo & Continuity
1991
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Click for larger image Sunday Promo & Continuity
1992
Click for larger image A night to remember with Granada, so they tell us, but first Colin assures us that we are all set with our darts and general knowledge to play Bullseye, but not just yet as there's a commercial break to sit through first.

Click for larger image Thursday Promo & Continuity
1992
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Click for larger image Winter Entertainment Promo
1992
Click for larger image Lots of TV worth watching as Granada brings us the brightest names on television. A round of applause please...

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1993
Xmas - Colin Weston
1993
Xmas Promo
1993
Xmas Promo
1993


Click for larger image Continuity
1995
Colin Weston with an announcement...

Click for larger image Granada Invision & Continuity
1996
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Click for larger image Break Bumper
1996
Click for larger image Glass and light for the break bunmper introduced in 1996... LWT used a simliar style the same year

Click for larger image Christmas
1996
Click for larger image A festive Santa G for christmas in 1996 in this programme promotion, the promo is followed by a Christmas ident and continuity

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1996
Christmas Continuity
1996
Christmas Continuity
1996
Christmas Continuity
1996


Click for larger image Programme pointer
1996
A You've Been Framed pointer before the ad break

Click for larger image Christmas Ident
1998
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Click for larger image Boxing Day with Granada
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Click for larger image New Years Eve with Granada
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