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Forum: Broadcasting 04-07-2015, 15:07
Replies: 101
Views: 4,945
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I would update my 21” Sony 4:3 CRT to a new...

I would update my 21” Sony 4:3 CRT to a new widescreen TV like a shot, if the Standard Definition picture quality was comparable, but I’ve yet to see one which approaches the CRT for picture quality...
Forum: Broadcasting 15-05-2015, 18:50
Replies: 58
Views: 4,257
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Thanks for that. I suppose one thing in...

Thanks for that.

I suppose one thing in continuity announcer Delroy Haines' defence is that 'Allo 'Allo! was originally aired on BBC1. Maybe he used to announce some of the eps during its original...
Forum: Broadcasting 12-05-2015, 19:30
Replies: 58
Views: 4,257
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One thing which I am surprised doesn't happen...

One thing which I am surprised doesn't happen more often, with continuity announcers who announce on both BBC1 and BBC2, is them mistakenly saying, for instance, something like "... and now on BBC1...
Forum: Broadcasting 20-04-2015, 14:59
Replies: 114
Views: 10,315
Posted By D.Page
It looks to me like this new graphic has been...

It looks to me like this new graphic has been quietly dropped. I'm open to corrections, but I only saw it used on the first day's coverage. Although this new info shown may be useful to the viewer, I...
Forum: Broadcasting 12-02-2015, 13:38
Replies: 1,295
Views: 138,015
Posted By D.Page
Wales still use their distorted Copper Cut Out...

Wales still use their distorted Copper Cut Out ident during Afternoon Classics. Even Network have since amended it to the correctly-proportioned version.

I did send Wales a tweet about this...
Forum: Broadcasting 08-02-2015, 18:38
Replies: 1,295
Views: 138,015
Posted By D.Page
Whilst I do agree that those graphics that...

Whilst I do agree that those graphics that Network have started to use don't look as good as NI's versions, it's worth noting that Network's versions don't (as far as I can determine so far)...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-02-2015, 11:42
Replies: 3
Views: 894
Posted By D.Page
DVD Release Has Been Pulled

The DVD was due to be released today. As the pre-order on Amazon had been withdrawn a few days ago, I checked, this morning, with Spirit Entertainment/Dazzler (who were due to release the DVD) and,...
Forum: Movies 01-01-2015, 15:01
Replies: 1,198
Views: 128,303
Posted By D.Page
One thing about Skyfall, which I feel has been...

One thing about Skyfall, which I feel has been largely absent since around about Goldeneye, actually, and that's a very good soundtrack, which I think is ever so important. When I first heard Thomas...
Forum: Broadcasting 31-12-2014, 12:36
Replies: 1,295
Views: 138,015
Posted By D.Page
I would only be truly happy with the full circle...

I would only be truly happy with the full circle idents if they reverted back to the original pre-refresh versions :)

I hope BBC2 revert back to using the 1997-2001 set again. Would love them to use...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 30-12-2014, 18:52
Replies: 3
Views: 894
Posted By D.Page
The earlier BBC adaptation you refer to was...

The earlier BBC adaptation you refer to was broadcast in 1976-77. I was 8 at the time, but I remember being captivated by it. Very dated, by today's standards, but quite charming! I managed to buy a...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-12-2014, 18:26
Replies: 1,295
Views: 138,015
Posted By D.Page
Is this speculation, on your part?

Is this speculation, on your part?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-12-2014, 15:23
Replies: 3
Views: 894
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'The Phoenix and The Carpet' 1997 BBC mini-series finally coming to DVD

It looks like the BBC's 1997 TV adaptation of 'The Phoenix and The Carpet' is coming to DVD. Release date is 2nd Feb 2015.

Here's a...
Forum: Broadcasting 20-08-2014, 07:56
Replies: 1,295
Views: 138,015
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Starting from yesterday, BBC2 NI have begun to...

Starting from yesterday, BBC2 NI have begun to also use stings from the 1991-2001 era, as part of their presentation. 'Swan Look Back' was shown at 5:15pm, and 'Sub' was shown at 10:00pm.

Dr Who...
Forum: Music 28-07-2014, 21:58
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By D.Page
That's brilliant. I'm so grateful to you. Thanks...

That's brilliant. I'm so grateful to you. Thanks :):):)
Forum: Music 28-07-2014, 14:11
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By D.Page
What's this music track, anyone?

Can anyone please help.

Please play this video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-b9musU7Ke0), at 3:57.

Does anyone know what this music track is called? I've heard it a few times in the past, and...
Forum: Broadcasting 21-07-2014, 16:26
Replies: 1,295
Views: 138,015
Posted By D.Page
:cool: ;-)

:cool: ;-)
Forum: Broadcasting 21-07-2014, 15:14
Replies: 1,295
Views: 138,015
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It appears that BBC2, in addition to Predator and...

It appears that BBC2, in addition to Predator and Swan idents, are going to add around 9 others, including Car (BBC2 NI have already started using it), Kebab and Duck, and will continue to use them...
Forum: Broadcasting 10-07-2014, 18:35
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By D.Page
This happens in order to allow the programme at...

This happens in order to allow the programme at 8pm to start around about on time (and so, back on schedule), while at the same time, allocating enough time to squeeze in the news bulletin, just...
Forum: Broadcasting 10-06-2014, 16:07
Replies: 30
Views: 3,351
Posted By D.Page
Could not agree more. ... worth pointing out...

Could not agree more.

... worth pointing out that many idents from this era were aired very recently during BBC2's Afternoon Classics season. My sincere thanks go to BBC2 NI for making this...
Forum: Music 08-06-2014, 19:29
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By D.Page
Kraftwerk: The Catalog - Questions about its Price and Availability

Being a Kraftwerk fan, I was interested in the boxset 'The Catalog' when it was first released, but didn't buy it immediately, something which I now regret as I did not anticipate the price would go...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 24-05-2014, 19:30
Replies: 11
Views: 2,694
Posted By D.Page
Have you possibly ejected the tape at that point...

Have you possibly ejected the tape at that point in the recording in the past, or alternatively, have you, in the past, left the deck in pause at that point in the recording? It's perfectly possible...
Forum: Broadcasting 19-05-2014, 17:55
Replies: 9
Views: 1,742
Posted By D.Page
It would not be out of place on 'It'll Be Alright...

It would not be out of place on 'It'll Be Alright On The Night', which has had multiple series over the years due to its popularity, so I suspect many would disagree.
Forum: Broadcasting 19-05-2014, 17:37
Replies: 9
Views: 1,742
Posted By D.Page
Huw Edwards: Gaffe on BBC News Channel

Huw was interviewing Joshua Raymond, regarding the Pfizer/AstraZeneca story, and at one point, intended to say ‘city’ but it came out as ‘sh*tty’ :D

He immediately apologised, without drawing any...
Forum: Broadcasting 19-05-2014, 17:36
Replies: 104
Views: 7,923
Posted By D.Page
Here's another blunder which just occurred: Huw...

Here's another blunder which just occurred:

Huw was interviewing Joshua Raymond on the BBC News Channel, regarding the Pfizer/AstraZeneca story, and at one point, intended to say ‘city’ but it came...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-05-2014, 13:26
Replies: 157
Views: 10,686
Posted By D.Page
If you're referring to dropped frames, then I...

If you're referring to dropped frames, then I would be very surprised if you don't ever get any, when using domestic DVD recorder equipment. I use Panasonic DVD recorders, and when transferring from...
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