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BBC News: the 1990s

A news studio

In the mid-1990s the BBC revamped its news programmes, broadcasting them from a new virtual studio. The theme music for the main news programmes also revised and re-recorded, making them more orchesteral, shorter and just a bit more pompus!

BBC One O'Clock News 1993 - 1998

Pippa-pippa-pihhh, parh-pa-pa-parrh.... (diladiladidladar) parpa-parpa-parrhhh, bila-lila-Lah-Lah!

BBC Six O'Clock News 1993 - 1998

Bur-didla-didla-didla-dah, pippa-pippahh papaparrrr, (boom) de-la-la dela darlah

Written News Themes
BBC News 1980s
BBC News 1990s
BBC News 1998
BBC News 24
Channel 4 News
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