Terry-Thomas returns to the stage
Current affairs19724 mins Location: Torquay
Terry-Thomas talks effusively in this interview about his return to the stage.
Amateur film19627 minsSilent Location: Chichester
A fascinating film showing the cathedral city of Chichester before the arrival of its ringroad and the pedestrianisation of its Roman streets.
Sunderland: Old and New
Amateur film19729 minsSilent Location: Sunderland
A look at the commercial district and shipyards that were once the beating heart of Sunderland.
The Reconstruction of Plymouth
Amateur film195111 minsSilent Location: Plymouth
A public works programme enacts the Plan for Plymouth penned by Patrick Abercrombie in 1943 following heavy devastation by air raids.
London - King's Road, Chelsea
Amateur film19676 minsSilent Location: Chelsea
Hang out with the ‘dedicated followers of fashion’ down the King’s Road in the Swinging Sixties.
Market Day at St. Albans
Amateur film19693 minsSilent Location: St Albans
Amateur filmmaker John Anderson captures the tail end of the sixties, incidentally showing the pop culture and homeware trends of this era, visiting market day in St. Albans.
The Song We Sing is About Freedom
Documentary197517 mins Location: Trawsfynydd
Across the communist/capitalist divide of the Cold War, a choir from Hungary visits a choir in Blaenau Ffestiniog and both discover, despite differences, a shared humanity.
War Looms Over London (September 1938)
Amateur film19393 minsSilent Location: Westminster
Atmospheric film capturing the mood of the capital ahead of the war. From ARP adverts to the building of bombshelters, London prepares for war.
Funeral in Manchester (1904)
Non-Fiction19042 minsSilent Location: Manchester
Crowds line the streets of Edwardian Manchester to send off an unidentified military hero.
Connah's Quay Carnival and Fete 1965
Amateur film196514 minsSilent Location: Connah's Quay
The Connah's Quay Old People's Association demonstrates that it's not just the young that are embued with carnival spirit.
Winston Churchill Film
News19769 mins Location: Mapledurham
An audacious plot to kidnap Winston Churchill brought to life by a cast of 'A' listers in an Oxfordshire village.
Old Northchurch Part 1
Amateur film196623 minsSilent Location: Northchurch
Step off the high street, into the back lanes of a Hertfordshire village and witness a forgotten travelling trade
Old Northchurch Part 2
Amateur film196614 minsSilent Location: Northchurch
Bird’s eye view of the Hertfordshire village of Northchurch from the roof of St. Mary’s Church
1918 on Film
The final year of the war was a tough one for British film, but the industry did its patriotic best.
Suffragettes on Film
"You have to make more noise than anybody else!," cried Suffragette pioneer Emmeline Pankhurst. But how to make more noise in silent film?
Celebrating side-splitting film and TV, from slapstick legends to today's anarchic voices.