ITN News at 12.30: 1989-1995

On 16 October 1989, a comprehensive relaunch of the Lunchtime News took place, with a new set and graphics. John Suchet become the main newscaster.

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1991–1992 Titles
On 7th January 1991 the bulletin returned to the 12:30pm slot in 1991 as part of ITN’s coverage of the Gulf War.


1992–1994 Titles
On 2 March 1992 the programme was renamed the Lunchtime News and double-headed presentation was adopted. The titles and graphics were revised but the theme tune remained the same.

Studio and Presenters