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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..



Pre House Party and post Breakfast Show.
Saturday Roadshow
(1986)
Noel Edmonds, gunge tanks, Gotcha Oscars and Wait 'Til I Get You Home.

Radio talkshow host by day, detective by night.
Shoestring
(1980)
Trevor Eve bravely plays an ex-mental patient DJ detective. Huh?

Duh Duh Duh da da da. Duh Duh Duh da da da.
Ski Sunday
(1994)
Coverage of skiing competitions that took place on Sundays.

Z Cars boys catchee monkey.
Softly, Softly
(1966)
Highly successful Z Cars spin-off.

Still moving softly.
Softly, Softly: Task Force
(1976)
A few years later it's got a longer title, and it's in colour.

Sotty, Sweep and the lovely Sue.
The Sooty Show
(1955)
Sooty (pre Sweep and Sue) and his magic shop.

You dirty old man.
Steptoe and Son
(1964)
'AROLD! You dirty old man.

STINGRAY.....STINGRAY.
Stingray
(1964)
Pretty much just about anything can happen in the next 1800 seconds.

Posh Paws - Swap Shop backwards.
Swapshop
(1979)
Noel Edmonds along with Keith Chegwin, Maggie Philbin and John Craven.

Mr Hart, Morph and the Gallery.
Take Hart
(1981)
Tony Hart teams up with Morph in this arty offering.

Apparently shot in an English quarry
Tenko
(1981)
The story of a group of women thrown together by the chaos of World War Two in of a Japanese prison camp.

Watch out Terry. It's going to collapse.
Terry and June
(1984)
Terry Scott and June Whitfield on life in suburbia.

The year man walked on the moon.
Tomorrow's World
(1969)
When colour television was considered 'Tomorrow's World'.

Thursay night about 7 o'clock if I remember correctly.
Tomorrow's World
(1983)
Maggie Philbin and Howard Stableford introduces advances in technology like the digital watch and the car phone.
Vroom, vroom.
Top Gear
(1993)
This weeek on Top Gear...cars.

It's a show about travel.
The Travel Show
(1989)
Planes, trains and automobiles. Travel too.

Felixstow, Gothenburg, Amsterdam. It's a triangle y'see.
Triangle
(1981)
Thankfully someone noticed the gap in the market for ferry based soap operas.

Big nasty three legged bad guys.
The Tripods
(1984)
Humanity enslaved by the huge metal monsters.

In the dark days before Eastenders, there was Tucker's Luck.
Tucker's Luck
(1985)
Before Mark Fowler moved to Albert Square we found him trying his luck.

Just switch off your TV set, and do something less boring instead.
Why Don't You?
(1988)
Today the Belfast Gang show us how to make cheese jam.

Live from Shepard's Bush.
Wogan
(1986)
Terry Wogan moves on from the heady heights of Blankety Blank.

The Wombles of Wimbledon.
The Wombles
(1975)
Uncle Bulgaria and company. The Wombles chose their names by sticking pins in a ....

Nun of that.
A Very Peculiar Practice
(1986)
Extremely odd happenings at a university medical centre.

Arty weirdness.
Vision On
(1971)
Always confusing art programme, which intrigued and befuddled a generation.

Archive gems.
Windmill
(1985)
The BBC digs about in its attic for archive gems.

The Z-Cars
Z-Cars
(1962)
The boys in blue tackle social issues.

 
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