Trouble at the Top (A GNER special)

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The friendly people at RailUK have been developing a TV show which is being shown on BBC sometime in the future, here is the end of the trailer for it:

 
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No, as its "The ONE to watch", and its translucent when its that, its red if its a normal prog.
 

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(original script by Tim Fenton)

[Garnett, Branson and Souter in GNER Offices]
Garnett: I'd have to consider my position here. We have a significant brand
which must command a premium price.
Souter [rummages in pocket and takes out coin]: Ah'll give ye a poond fer
it.
Garnett [taken aback]: Now look here. This isn't a fire sale. GNER isn't
just for sale to the first bidder. I'm sure we could get a far better price
elsewhere.
Branson [rummages in pocket and takes out coin]: Alright, two pounds.
Garnett: We can't just sell out without considering all the options.
Branson: Moir Lockhead's in town as well.
Souter: Aye, wid ye prrrefer tae become jest another division o' Firrrrst?
Garnett: You're just bluffing. How would you know?
Branson: The staff restaurant have been ordering, sort of, extra, y'know,
stuff.
Souter: D'ye want tae do the deal wi' the scabby fat basa?
Branson: No chance of, y'know, nice press launches with babes, and that.

Oh, my friend has renamed BBC ONE to 'one' on his Freeview reciever :lol:
 
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Well, another programme, in the true style of media "we don't have a clue about trains so we pick a random one from the train operator"...


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Isn't that a copyright infringement using the BBC logos? I don't know, but I would have thought it was. Maybe think before posting on an open forum......
 

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The BBC logo has registered copywright but you are allowed to use the logo as long as you are not claiming it as your own or using it to sustain a profit.
 

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Aww, damn...

Still looks too much like an official BBC thing though. Maybe a proper parody would be better, using some other kind of colour? I don't know, blue perhaps?

I reckon a parody using the style, but not the words and instead some different colours, would be funnier.
 

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Nice mocks there - one slight flaw with the first, whilst you have used GNER's 'corporate' typeface differentiating the N and E from the G and R, the BBC would never do that. Apart from that, good work I'll have to start work on some Thames'link' ones!

On copyright, it is 'fair use' - besides, I want something for my hefty licence fee...

Mojo, thanks for the belly laugh.

Virgin East Coast? *shudders*
 
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GNER Corporate Typeface is included with Windows, hehe.

TW Cen MT is it, but I was just wondering what it would look like with the logo inserted.
 

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For those who are interested there is an interview with GNER MD in the latest issue of the Railway Magazine.
 

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I have been inspired...

I have no idea of what i've been inspired to do but anyway if it were possible you should make an actualy advert for the programme.
 

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I believe that DVT might be very slightly out of gauge, it has a flap open on the right side. That particular photo I believe was taken by Yorkie (or possibly Sethinauld) at Motherwell on a recent Glasgow trip.
 
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Picasa... you can't get the exact same effect with Picasa. Opacity *is* used, but it isn't the only bit used.
 
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