North West Film Archive
BBC North West Regional News and Documentary Film 1966-1986: Sample Film Clips
There are over 150 sample film clips from the BBC Collection available to view online. Click a thumbnail below to open up a list of films from the following themes:
From TT racing to tug-of-war, football to fishing, the BBC covered all manner of sporting and leisure activities in the region.
The attractions of Blackpool, the Northern Ballet and a Radio One Roadshow all feature here.
Planes, trains, automobiles, shipping, trams and more.
Coverage of the region's different communities and cultures.
Reports from the North West countryside.
Opinions, news and events from the region's towns and cities.
Traditional skills, new technologies and industrial disputes.
Focussing on the achievements and talents of young people and the challenges they face.