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BBC title sequences brings you Real Media clips of memorable introductions to classic TV programmes. Browse the galleries, or use the drop down menu to choose title sequences by name or to find your way back to this page.


What a bonnie toon Lochdubh is.
Hamish Macbeth
(1996)
Robert Carlyle as the Scottish bobby on the beat.

The Blood Donor. Half a pint! That's almost an armful!
Hancock's Half Hour
(1957)
Tony Hancock's TV career started in 1956 and went on to 1961.

Mind that open window Mr Bennett...oh dear.
Hart Beat
(1988)
Paper, paint and paste shenanigans in the latest of Tony's programmes.

Play that funky music.
Henry's Cat
(1986)
Henry, Chris Rabbit, Pansy Pig, Mosey Mouse, Ted Tortoise, Denise Duck, Sammy Snail and Douglas Dog.

Ruth Madoc, Simon Cadell, Paul Shane and Jeffrey Holland.
Hi-De_Hi!
(1983)
The highs and lows of sixties holiday camp staff at Maplin's.

Yummy Dinners
Home Economics
(1980)
This schools programme obviously involved gravy.

Jan Harvey was my favourite.
Howard's Way
(1984)
Jack Rolf, and the Harvey family with all the glamour of the yachting world.

Ivor the Engine and the Dragons. Down the valleys.
Ivor the Engine
(1976)
The Merioneth and Llantisilly Rail Traction Company Limited.

Alan Bennett, Maggie Smith, Bernard Cribbins and Judi Dench - who hasn't been on?
Jackanory
(1975)
By 1990 more than 650 stories had been read by the likes of Peter Sellers, Joanna Lumley and Prince Charles.

Mr Noseybonk?
Jigsaw
(1979)
Does, Pterry the pterodactyl ring any bells? How about Biggum the giant – all you ever saw was his sandal!

Jimmy Saville
Jim'll Fix It
(1979)
Now then. Now then. Now then. Boys and girls, boys and girls.

Panda cars in Hartley.
Juliet Bravo
(1981)
Northern provincial policewomanry, with Stephanie Turner and later Anna Carteret.

The best/worst intro of all time. Surely.
K9 and Company
(1981)
K9 and the mighty mini metro.

Thatcher, Thatcher, Thatcher - the birth of alternative comedy.
A Kick Up the Eighties
(1984)
Alternative comedy is unleashed on the British public.

No Mr Blobby - yet.
The Late Late Breakfast Show
(1985)
Noel Edmonds does his usual Saturday evening fun.

Strange goings on.
Life and Loves of a She-Devil
(1986)
Strange goings-on up a lighthouse.

Ian McShane, Phyllis Logan, and Chris Jury and Dudley Sutton.
Lovejoy
(1986)
The Antiques rogue show with Ian McShane.

 
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