BBC Two (2007-2014)

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BBC2 2007 - Promo

10am on Sunday February 18th, and the new look hits the air. Starting first with the new style promotions, looking almost like a cross between the 1991-2001 idents, and Channel 4's promo style of the time.


BBC2 2007 - Cappucino

The first of the new idents to air. A cup of coffee is sprinkled, via a conveniently situated 2 shaped filter. Being the first airing, it was allowed to run extended too, in contrast to the almost non-existant launch of the 2001 look.


BBC2 2007 - Seascape

Dramatic waves crash through a cutout of a 2 in wood. Proof that the old ideas are always the best perhaps?


BBC2 2007 - Zoetrope

A modern scene, looked at through a... round... spinny thing, brought us into the noon junction.


BBC2 2007 - Promo 2

Also from the noon junction, a different colour trailer style.


BBC2 2007 - Chase

The police pursue a fugitive through the woods in the 1.25 junction. Seems more like a rejected concept for a Channel 5 CSI ident to me!


BBC2 2007 - Mirror

A motorbike moving at high speed, as its 2-shaped mirror takes centre stage


BBC2 2007 - Tent

Opening the door to a tent for the ident into the 4.35 junction.


BBC2 2007 - Cappucino 2

Cappucino again, only this time with added sugar, for the 5.20 junction.


BBC2 2007 - Menu

The new Menu style, shown in the 5.50 junction, alongside a repeat of the seascape ident.


BBC Two HD Launch - 26/3/2013

The BBC launched BBC Two HD in March 2013, replacing the previously general BBC HD channel. After an upscaled ident and an airing of their 'What Next' trailer of the time, it's straight into their first HD show - an upscaled standard definition programme. The idents during this time also had a 'Channel of the Year' moniker added.


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