North West Film Archive
BBC North West Regional News and Documentary Film 1966-1986: Sample Film Clips - Working Life
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Gerald Harrison reporting on the Liverpool Daily Post’s move to new premises (1973)
Richard Dukenfield interviewing 72-year-old Mona Regan, a cobbler from St. Helens (1974)
Sue Potten reporting on the catching and smoking of salmon in Lancaster (1975)
Frank Mellor reporting on a new glass factory opened in Ulverston (1975)
Frank Mellor reporting on the inshore fishermen of Fleetwood (1978)
Felicity Goodey visiting Thomas Reynolds and Sons in Salford, the country’s biggest specialist brass instrument repairers (1978)
Felicity Goodey reporting on the dockers' strike on Merseyside (1980)
Roger Halhead, computer operator, talking about a computer terminal which helps his visual impairment (1981)
Richard Duckenfield reporting on a mass meeting at Mersey Docks in which the latest pay offer has been rejected (1981)
Julie Carter reporting on how one of Britains smallest breweries, based in Failsworth, has become so successful that it’s opening a pub (1983)
Frank Mellor highlights three traditional ways of life in the North West: slate mining in the Lake District, herring fishing on the Isle of Man and blacksmithing in Lancashire (1974)
Lecturer Bill Rollinson discusses his home town of Barrow with presenter Frank Mellor, in particular the town's major employer 'Vickers' (1975)
Young fashion buyer Libby Pluck is shown going to work in Liverpool (1975)
An auction by real estate firm Swetenhams of Chester is shown in which items are sold to bidders (1975)
Liverpudlian photographer John Stoddart explains his work and we see him photographing fashion models in a studio (1984)
Janice Long visits Affleck's Palace in Manchester and interviews some of the stall-owners and designers there (1984)
Frank Mellor describes the work of rope maker Nat Bell from Kendal (date unknown)
Reporter Michael Delahaye reports on the motor industry in the North West from Ford's Halewood factory (1975)
Shows daily operations at both BBC Television and BBC Radio in Manchester and Liverpool (1976)
Reporter Frank Mellor visits the South West Cumbrian coastal town of Millom (1980)