Going Live! [1987 to 1993]
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Going Live! Theme (Extended Version)
[1987]

This is the theme to the show written by Peter Gosling and is the slightly extended version.
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Going Live! Closing Theme
[1987]

The show used a distinctly different theme to close the show, although it was still very Going Live!
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Saturday Starts Here
[1987]

In the hour before Going Live!, the Saturday Starts Here strand featured other children's programmes.

This clip starts with the BBC1 clock and continuity announcer.

This comes from a complete VHS recording of the show.
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Going Live! Titles and Opening - First Show
[1987]

Phillip Schofield and Sarah Greene open the first Going Live! on 26 September 1987.

This comes from a complete VHS recording of the show.
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Going Live! 'Generic' Titles
[1987]

This is a set of Going Live! titles that, as far as we know, has never been broadcast - although made an appearance on the Phillip Schofield's Going Live! Adventure Films video.

Sharing the same sequence and style as the standard series 1 and 2 titles, the inserts of Phillip and Sarah are replaced with general television images - TV Centre, VT machines, mixers etc.
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Double Dare - Opening
[1987]

This is the opening of the first Double Dare hosted by the mad-cap Peter Simon. The show was based on the show of the same name from US children's network Nickelodeon.

The voice-over is by Nick Wilton, who you may remember as a member of the team that starred in Fast Forward - a CBBC programme from the late 1980s.
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Double Dare - Part 2 Opening
[1987]

Double Dare was shown in two parts, sandwiching a pop video. Here's the opening of the part that housed Double-Double Dare and the Obstacle Course.

Note that this sequence uses a different version of the theme tune.
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Double Dare - Obstacle Course
[1987]

The winners of Double Dare got to run the Obstacle Course with a chance to win '8 great prizes'.

Here's the full run from the first show, and more importantly Peter Simon's first ever Double Dare slipping over in a pile of goo - something he would go on to perfect!
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The Singing Corner Montage
[1987-1991]

The Singing Corner was renowned for their skill and talent in pant swinging, and they always managed to get pop stars involved such as Cliff Richard, Kylie Minogue and Erasure.

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Cooking Calamities
[1987-1993]

One of the undoubted highlights of Going Live! was watching Mr Schofield making a terrible mess of Emma Forbes' cooking slot.

Here's a montage of the best (or should that be worst) moments!
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Phil's Stamped Addressed Envelope Confusion
[1988ish - Broadcast 2004]

Here's a great example of the presenter's brain shutting down and providing great confusion. Phillip has a little difficulty just working out which envelope needs to be inside which envelope to achieve the required result...
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The Great Conker Challenge
[1989 ish...]

One of the funniest moments from the show's run - Phillip Schofield get conkered!

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Hello to Alan Davidson
[1992 ish...]

Vic and Bob are on the show, and take the opportunity to say hello to a friend...
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Going Live! Titles - Last Show
[1993]

These are the titles from the last programme shown on April 17, 1993. They are an amalgamation of the four sets used over the programme's 6 year history.

[In case you were wondering which were which... Top Left: Series 1 & 2, Bottom Right: Series 3, Bottom Left: Series 4 & 5, Top Right: Series 6]
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Gordon The Gopher - Compilation
[1996]

This is a compilation sequence from the Multi-Coloured Saturdays programme featuring Gordon the Gopher.

The song accompanying it was sung by The Tracy Brothers (from the then CBBC programme 'What's That Noise?')
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I Love 1987 - Going Live
[2001]

As part of BBC TWO's I Love the Eighties series, 1987 featured a segment on Going Live!, which as you will know started that year.

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