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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.


'Time for Bed.'
The Magic Roundabout
(1966)
Take a trip down memory lane.

Maigret stops for a spot of old block.
Maigret
(1960)
Gallic goings-on with the Parisian detective.

And now Liverpool versus Arsenal.
Match of the Day
(1964)
Jerseys for goalposts and oranges at half-time.

Joan Hickson. Bless.
Miss Marple
(1987)
Joan Hickson solves crimes in the countryside.

inflation, interest rates amd lots of numbers.
The Money Programme
(1983)
Learn about inflation and things to do with numbers and running economies.

Ernie Wise and Eric Morecambe bringing us sunshine.
The Morecambe and Wise Show
(1971)
Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise made their first series of The Morecambe And Wise Show in 1961.

John Craven at his very very best.
Newsround
(1975)
John Craven, the man who could make current affairs interesting to kids.

In the lands to the north.
Noggin the Nog
(1968)
Storytelling before Jackanory.

Avast there, me hearties.
Onedin Line
(1973)
Tall ship extravaganza, perfect for Sunday evenings.

I don't believe it. The most over done impression in the world.
One Foot in the Grave
(1990)
Victor Meldrew and his very long suffering wife.

One IS fun.  Really.
One is Fun
(1985)
Delia serves dishes for singletons.

You plonker Rodney..
Only Fools and Horses
(1982)
Del Boy, Rodney, Trigger and Grandad. This time next year...

Robin Day cannot be with us tonight.
Panorama
(1969)
A true sign that it was time for bed - Panorama.

You'll like it, but not a lot.
The Paul Daniels Magic Show
(1991)
Now featuring the lovely Debbie McGee.

Give me a 'P'.
Playaway
(1984)
Brian Cant's finest hour.

They had Playschool in 1970 !?
Playschool
(1970)
Build a house. Build four windows. Or something like that.

Norman Stanley Fletcher.
Porridge
(1974)
Ronnie Barker enjoying himself in Slade Prison.

Professor Bernard Quatermass of the British Rocket Group.
Quatermass
(1955)
Quatermass II was transmitted live in 1955, with later episodes preceded with a unique warning for those of a nervous disposition.

The ghostie with the mostie.
Randall and Hopkirk (deceased)
(2001)
Reeves and Mortimer revisit the detective with his dead partner.

Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker and Norris.
Record Breakers
(1985)
Roy Castle, huge warehouses full of dominoes and lots and lots of tap dancing.

The mining ship Red Dwarf.
Red Dwarf
(1988)
The day to day lives of a hologram, misfit and a cat as they cruise across the galaxy.


 
 
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