Newsbeat Ends After 7 Years

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The final moments as the series 'Newsbeat' ends after seven years. Frank Hall tries to wrap up the final 'Newsbeat' as the set is removed from around him.

  • Title
    The Final Newsbeat
  • 1st Broadcast
    11/06/1971
  • Contributor
    Frank Hall (Presenter)
    George Devlin (Presenter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:02:08
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    Newsbeat
  • Clip title
    Newsbeat Ends After 7 Years
  • Extended description

    Presenters George Devlin and Frank Hall at the 'Newsbeat' newsdesk. Reporters Michael Ryan, Cathal O'Shannon and a third reporter (possibly John Condon) stand drinking at a bar in a studio set. Charlie Roberts, floor manager arrives in and wraps up programme, Frank Hall tries to conclude the programme as people remove the set.

    Frank Hall walks across the studio floor past the different sets to the studio bar set and the original back drop is changed from 'Newsbeat' to '7 Days'.

  • Information

    'Newsbeat' was a half hour feature programme which ran on television from Monday to Friday from September 1964 to June 1971. Reporting on stories from around the country, 'Newsbeat' covered affairs of the day with contributions from print journalists and RTÉ news staff.

  • Local keywords
    Television, Television Production, Television Studios, Television Cameras, Camera Man, Newsbeat, RTÉ, Broadcasting, Floor Manager, Frank Hall, Michael Ryan, John Condon, Charlie Roberts, Cathal O'Shannon, George Devlin, 1970s
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    The Media
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1971
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    96D01465
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Black and White
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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