Reporter Marion Foster interviews the famous Jarrow author Catherine Cookson about her new book ‘The Round Tower’ and the north east character for the Tyne Tees Television Six Five news magazine transmitted 1 May 1968.
Tyne Tees Television reporter Bill Hamilton interviews Alan Francis Pegler, owner of the Flying Scotsman steam locomotive, on the platform of Newcastle Central Station. They discuss the current running of the locomotive on the London to Edinburgh route, and the romance of steam over diesel. They also talk about the current British Rail modernisation programme and the cost of running the engine. This report was transmitted 1 May 1968.
Mute Tyne Tees Television footage transmitted 1 May 1968 showing the opening of a library inside a static caravan.
Mute Tyne Tees Television footage showing a visit to Tyneside by John Durival Kemp, 1st Viscount Rochdale. The film shows him being escorted around a shipyard, possibly John Readhead and Sons at South Shields. This report was transmitted 1 May 1968.
Mute roll in footage for a Tyne Tees Television news story transmitted 19 November 1968 about pollution on the River Tees.
Mute Tyne Tees Television news footage transmitted on the 19th November 1968 showing various industrial views along the River Tees passing the Newport Bridge and heading towards the Transporter Bridge.
A Tyne Tees Television news magazine report transmitted 19 November 1968 on a new production of William Shakespeare’s Richard II taking place at the Theatre Royal in Newcastle by the Prospect Theatre Company with an interview with the lead actor Ian McKellen.
Mute Tyne Tees Television news footage transmitted 19 November 1968 and filmed from a racing car as it speeds around a track.
Mute Tyne Tees Television news footage transmitted 19 November 1968 showing firefighters at Fenham Barracks in Newcastle demonstrating the use of foam to put out a fire.
Film insert of the arrival of Labour government Secretary of State for Defence Denis Healey at military barracks in Barnard Castle for the Tyne Tees TV news programme Today at Six broadcast on 25 November 1968.
Film insert of a visit to a hospital in the North East by Disney characters for Tyne Tees TV news programme Today at Six broadcast on 25 November 1968.
Geoff Druett report about the roll out of a new one-way road system in Newcastle city centre for Tyne Tees TV news programme Today at Six broadcast on 25 November 1968.
Earle Bailey report about the raising of the toll at the Ha'Penny Bridge (also known as Halfpenny Bridge) for the Tyne Tees TV news programme Today at Six broadcast on 12 June 1969. Bailey interviews the toll keeper Bill Hyde and the driver of a pony and trap using the bridge, which is subsidised by Lady Margaret Winsome Ringrose-Wharton.
A report on the closure of the Haltwhistle Echo for Tyne Tees Television news magazine Today at Six, originally broadcast on 25 September 1969. The newspaper ceased production on 26 September 1969 and was absorbed by the Hexham Courant. Alister Harrison reports.
Brian Shallcross report on the British Rail proposed closure of the Haltwhistle to Alston passenger branch line for the Tyne Tees Television news programme Today at Six broadcast on 24 September 1970.
Tyne Tees Television reporter Martin Young interviews American singer, actress and dancer Eartha Kitt at The Five Bridges Hotel (later known as the Swallow Hotel), Gateshead, following her successful performance in South Shields the previous night. She is asked if her performance changes for different types of audience, about the difference between her public image to her private life and about her image as a sex symbol and old-fashioned millionaire chaser. This report was transmitted 6 April 1971.
Tyne Tees Television reporter Brian Shallcross interviews Brian Shelton, the Artistic Director of the Forum Theatre, Billingham, and director of a new production of ‘The Clandestine Marriage’. The story continues with an interview with actress Michelle Dotrice who is performing in the play about her role, her career and her famous farther Roy Dotrice. This report was transmitted 6 April 1971.
Charlotte Allen reports from London about fashion for tall women for the Tyne Tees TV news programme Today at Six broadcast on 4 October 1971.
Tyne Tees Television footage transmitted 11 July 1973 of the 2nd round Gillette Cup cricket match between Durham and Essex taking place at Ropery Lane in Chester-le-Street. The report shows various balls being played. Essex won the match by seven wickets with 86 balls remaining.
Tyne Tees Television reporter Alister Harrison interviews a man about a new sports centre opened at Newbiggin-by-the-Sea. The man talks about the new facilities available at the centre including a surgery where people can speak with a doctor about their sports requirements. The centre is unusual in that it is based on similar centres seen by the man while visiting Hungary in the Eastern Bloc. The report was transmitted on the 11 July 1973.
Tyne Tees Television reporter Phil McDonnell interviews Paul and Linda McCartney on the stage of Newcastle City Hall where they will be performing in their band Wings. The report, transmitted 11th July 1973, begins with views of the crew setting up on stage followed by the couple being asked about performing again to live audiences and what has changed in his music since the days of The Beatles
Film insert of a council tenant row about demolition in Gateshead for the Tyne Tees TV news programme Today at Six broadcast on 18 April 1974.
Film insert of an FA disciplinary committee meeting at St James Park, Newcastle United’s football ground, for the Tyne Tees TV news programme Today at Six broadcast on 18 April 1974.
Film insert on an art exhibition named ‘The British Soldier’ at an unidentified gallery for the Tyne Tees TV news programme Today at Six on 18 April 1974.
Two film inserts for the Tyne Tees TV Today at Six news programme on 18 April 1974.