BBC Two is the second television channel operated by the BBC. The channel launched on 20 April 1964. From 1 July 1967 it was the first TV channel to broadcast in colour in Europe.
Special thanks to our BBC presentation contributor Cavan, for capturing and updating the presentation in this section.
BBC Two Current Idents & Presentation
On 27 October 2018, BBC Two was rebranded. The familiar ‘2’ from the 1990s was dropped in favor of a two shaped curve. Numerous CGI idents were introduced.
BBC Two 2015 to 2018 Idents & Presentation
On New Year’s Day 2015, BBC Two edited the retro idents, replacing the rotating 50 Years box with the usual teal box.
BBC Two 2013 to 2015 Idents & Presentation
Once again BBC Two presentation was updated, this time new soundtracks were added to the idents featuring songs from indie rock band Alt J. Channel of the Year text was poorly integrated into the idents following its win at the 2012 Media Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival.
BBC Two 2009 to 2013 Idents & Presentation
BBC Two updated its presentation on 16 June 2009. Many idents from 2007 were withdrawn including the 6 Cappuccino & Chase idents. The remaining idents were updated with the BBC Two logo moving location from bottom left to bottom right. The logo was updated to fade out half way through the idents.