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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Anglia Television stalwart Dick Joice introduces a report on the differences between Norwich market and a modern supermarket in Stevenage.
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Colin Bower reports from Norwich market and a Stevenage supermarket, interviewing shoppers, stallholders and managers to determine whether modern indoor shopping is better value than traditional outdoor markets, or vice versa. Norwich market, located off Gentleman’s Walk in the centre of the city, was established in the 11th century. The shopping centre in Stevenage was opened by the Queen in 1959 and was the first purpose-built pedestrianised area in Britain.