Click for larger image Sky News
1989
Click for larger image An example when the newsreader, in this case the late Bob Friend, couldn't keep a straight face in this stretching news story.

Alison Holloway
1989
Alison Holloway
1990
Nicki Marx
1990
Alison Holloway
1989


Bob Friend montage
5.2.1990
From Sky News Morning Edition with Bob Friend, Linda Duberly and Matthew Lorenzo. This whopping 6 minute package of Bob's mishaps and funny tales was put together by Sky in 1990 to mark Sky's second birthday on air. Bob Friend was famous at Sky News for making his colleagues laugh onscreen. This montage includes laughs with Kay Burley, Vivien Creegor and others from the early days in 1989.

Click for larger image Sky News
1992
Click for larger image bit of a cock up at the top of the hour..

Click for larger image Sky One
1997
Has someone hit rewind on that Beta machine?

Sky News
2004
Computers are funny things, they have a mind of their own and usually screw up at the wrong times.  See how poor Lisa Burke carrys on despite the weather map crashing.