Grampian Productions

From Audiovisual Identity Database

Credits
Compiled by
Camenati

Editions by
Michael Kenchington

Background

This is the production arm of Grampian Television.



1st Logo (1964-1969)

Logo: Same as the 1964 ident.

Technique: None.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the programme.

Availability: Extinct; appears on Will Ye No Come Back Again?.

2nd Logo (1969-1981)

Logo: A still version of the 1969 ident.

Variants:

  • A black and white variant exists.
  • A Gaelic version exists, replacing "COLOUR" with "DATH".
  • On The Haggis Half Hour, the logo is paired with the Guild of Television Cameramen logo.

Technique: None.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the programme.

Availability: Extremely rare.

  • It was seen on original Grampian programmes from this period such as The Entertainers, Andy's Party, One Over the Party, among many others.
  • Despite a large list of programmes, they are all hard to find on home media or on-demand, but some may be found on the STV Footage Sales website.

3rd Logo (1982-1999)

Logo: Like before, it is a still version of the 1982 ident but with a copyright stamp added underneath.

Variants:

  • Later on, when the 1982 ident was updated with more shading, so did this logo.
  • Sometimes, the company name would be replaced with text reading "A GRAMPIAN PRODUCTION FOR" and the 1989 ITV logo below.
  • A superimposed variant exists.
  • Another variant had the words "A GRAMPIAN PRODUCTION FOR CHANNEL FOUR".
  • On A Guid New Year, the logo appears alongside the 1989 Scottish Television logo with the words "A GRAMPIAN TELEVISION/SCOTTISH TELEVISION PRODUCTION FOR", with the 1989 ITV logo underneath with a copyright notice below.
  • On Breakthrough, the Scottish flag symbol is within a box and paired with the TSW logo while against a white-cyan background containing the text "A Grampian/TSW Co-Production".
  • On Highlanders, the logo is on the same row as the Malone Gill Productions logo.
  • An extremely rare co-production variant exists where the logo is paired with six other ITV franchise logos on a blue background. Grampian's logo appears on the centre left.

Technique: None.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the programme.

Availability: Very rare.

  • Like before, it appeared on many programmes that are hard to find outside of original TV airings such as Highlanders, Geography Junction, A Guid New Year, among others.

4th Logo (1996-February 27, 2000)

Logo: Once again, it is a still version of its respective previous logo, but with the logo now in 3D facing the right a bit and a copyright stamp added underneath.

Variant: On Vote '99 Scotland Debate, this logo is paired with the 1996 Scottish Television logo with the words "A SCOTTISH TELEVISION GRAMPIAN TELEVISION CO-PRODUCTION" appearing below.

Technique: None.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the programme.

Availability: Unknown.

Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.