BBC Knowledge - the BBC's education channel was launched on January 11th 1999. The channel went 24hours a day from 17 November 2001. (Previously BBC Knowledge was available via Digital Terrestrial TV until noon at weekends).
 
After just 3 years on air the channel was permanently closed on March 2nd 2002


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Click for larger image Pre-Launch Promo
1999
Click for larger image This promo was shown during the first week before the launch of BBC Knowledge.

Click for larger image BBC Knowledge Ident
1999
Click for larger image Quirky characters form the idents. Michael Sheehy was the illustrator who designed and created all the animated characters and scenes in all the idents. You can see more of Michael's work at: www.michaelsheehy.co.uk

Click for larger image K Club Promo
1999
Click for larger image Promo for K Club, featuring CBBC presenter Kirsten

Click for larger image BBC Knowledge Promo
1999
Click for larger image Jamie Theakston tells us what BBC Knowledge is all about...

Click for larger image 1st Day Closedown
1999
Click for larger image The closedown from the first day of broadcasting, previewing what's on tomorrow.

Click for larger image BBC Knowledge Junctions
1999
Here's how the pres junctions worked, end credits squash followed by some viewers videos and promotions
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