The East Anglian Film Archive, the first and largest Regional Film Archive in England, was established in 1976. Since 1984, EAFA has been owned and operated by the University of East Anglia, Norwich (UEA), to support research and work to preserve our moving image heritage. More than 250 hours are freely available online as examples of the wide range of film which attracts interest the world over.
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Linda Mottram Interview
Tennis pro Linda Mottram at the Robinson's International Tournament in Norwich in 1975 speaking about equal pay for women competitors.
News 1975 4 mins
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Linda Mottram followed in her father Tony Mottram's footsteps becoming a professional tennis player. Her brother 'Buster' is also a tennis pro. David Henshaw for Anglia TV interviews Linda following her match at the Robinson's International Tournament in Norwich in 1975, and asks Linda her opinion on the topical subject of equal pay for women in tennis.
Linda was one of two tennis playing siblings, her brother being Christopher 'Buster' Mottram. Linda and Buster were always destined for the courts having being born to legendary British player, Tony Mottram. Linda Mottram's tennis achievements include making it to the third round of Wimbledon and the Australian Open in 1975. She also reached the final of the New Zealand Open Championships before losing out to Aussie legend Evonne Goolagong.
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