To celebrate BBC Northern Ireland’s 90th Anniversary on Friday 24th October 2014, a week of retro idents and specially-branded presentation was used from Saturday 18th October.


BBC Northern Ireland 90 Years Promo

A special promo sequence created to mark 90 Years of BBC Northern Ireland; television and radio logos – from years gone by up to present day – are reflected in the glass panels of the BBC NI logo environment.


Idents

All of the BBC Northern Ireland retro idents for the anniversary were preceded by a short 90 Years branded opener.

BBC One Northern Ireland 1970s



BBC One Northern Ireland 1974
BBC NI ‘Mirror Globe’

BBC One Northern Ireland 1985
COW (Computer Originated World)

BBC One Northern Ireland 1991

BBC One Northern Ireland 1997
Irish 6 – Islands in Lough

BBC One Northern Ireland 1997
Irish 8 – Grey Abbey

BBC One Northern Ireland 2003
Skateboarders


BBC Two Northern Ireland 1964
An NI branded recreation of the channel’s original symbol.

BBC Two Northern Ireland 1972

BBC Two Northern Ireland 1974
A local variation on the Open Space ‘cylinder’ symbol.

BBC Two Northern Ireland 1986

BBC Two Northern Ireland 1991
Glass – produced in widescreen for the first time.

BBC Two Northern Ireland 1992
Optic

BBC Two Northern Ireland 1997
Car

BBC Two Northern Ireland 2001
A version of Causeway previously unaired – the hexagonal columns rise high, forming a skyline.

Presentation

BBC Two Northern Ireland 1997
A version of the Paint Pot style originally seen on menus – used for Now / Next / Later screens.