Tyne Tees Television story to camera by reporter Peter Holland of a ‘work in’ by employees of the Propytex factory in Hartlepool. Includes interview with Mr Jack Richardson with regards the workers' position. This report was transmitted 15 October 1974.
Mute Tyne Tees Television footage showing traffic jams and pedestrians on the streets of Newcastle during an unannounced bus strike. This report was transmitted 15 October 1974.
Mute Tyne Tees Television news footage of a new road bridge at Allerdene near Gateshead which has cracks. Includes general views of flats, possibly sheltered housing, and the Royal County Hotel at Durham. The report was transmitted 15 October 1974.
Mute Tyne Tees Television footage of the opening of the new Holiday Inn hotel at Seaton Burn transmitted 15 October 1974.
Phil McDonnell introduces this atmospheric news feature on Newcastle United’s 1974 FA Cup Final defeat against Liverpool at Wembley on 4 May for this Tyne Tees TV Today at Six Cup Special. The focus is on the empty city streets and fans watching the match on televisions at home and in a local pub. Includes vox pops with fans. This was broadcast on 14 May 1974.
Stock film footage of the Alston area filmed from a train travelling on the Haltwhistle to Alston railway line for Tyne Tees TV news programme Today at Six broadcast on 19 February 1975.
Film inserts of the installation of Hugh Lindsay as the Roman Catholic Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle and a Phil McDonnell interview with Bishop Lindsay for Tyne Tees TV news programme Today at Six broadcast on 19 February 1975.
Stock footage of a woman teacher helping children in a classroom for Tyne Tees TV news programme Today at Six broadcast on 19 February 1975.
Entertaining news item of boys’ school choir singing a Middlesbrough Football Club song broadcast on Tyne Tees TV Today at Six news on 19 February 1975.
Four film inserts that record a hospital catering department’s provision of ‘computor’ meals for Tyne Tees TV news programme Today at Six broadcast on 19 February 1975.
Tyne Tees Television reporter Peter Holland interviews rock and roll star Tommy Steele from the stage of the Sunderland Empire where twenty years ago he made his stage debut as frontman for ‘The Steelmen’. He recollects that first night and is asked about pop stardom and the course of his career since then. This report was transmitted 14 September 1976.
A Tyne Tees Television report with Ann Avery who is testing out a new type of bullet resistent glass by allowing herself to be shot at through the glass with a Colt 45 revolver. This report was transmitted 14 September 1976.
Peter Holland report on a house insulation job creation scheme on Tyneside for Tyne Tees TV news programme Northern Life broadcast on 16 September 1976.
Report on the arrival of the first supplies of oil at Shell UK’s Teesport Refinery for the Tyne Tees Television Northern Life news programme, broadcast on 16 September 1976.
A report on women’s professional wrestling for the Tyne Tees Television Northern Life news magazine programme broadcast on 16 September 1976. The piece features interviews with British professional, and former British and European Ladies Champion, Mitzi Mueller and her opponent Lolita Loren (?) (real name Chrissy Thompson) who take part in a Brian Dixon All Star Wrestling promotional tour in Newcastle upon Tyne. Includes fight footage and vox pop with a man in the audience.
This unidentified item may be footage for a report on squatters at Cuthbert House council house block for the Tyne Tees TV news programme Today at Six broadcast on 18 April 1974.
Preparations for the traditional Chapeltown Carnival in Leeds are underway, and this news piece features interviews with different costume designers and committee members as they get ready for Carnival. This news piece was originally transmitted 22nd August, 1980. Reporter Petrina Rance.
Hardy Amies and Richard Whiteley discuss the latest in men’s fashions in this Calendar News piece originally broadcast on 20th April, 1977. The short interview takes place outside the old Hepworth’s building in Leeds.
Tyne Tees Television Six Five news programme interview by Phil McDonnell with British-born American actor Bob Hope, born as Leslie Townes Hope, on his British tour to promote the release of the comedy film ‘Eight on the Lam’’, directed by George Marshall. The item was originally broadcast on 1 June 1968.
Tyne Tees Television Six Five news feature, originally broadcast on 1 june 1968, about a fashion show at the new Hilton Hotel in London held by the Darlington company Patons and Baldwin who produced wool, yarn and knitting patterns for home knitters. The fashion show promotes their new sales product, American knitting needles called “Supersonics”.
Tyne Tees TV interview with Manny Shinwell, a British trade union official, Labour politician and one of the leading figures of Red Clydeside, later becoming Lord Dormand of Easington, County Durham. The interview is in response to the government’s Prices and Incomes Act, 1967, and the devaluation of the pound on November 20, 1967, amidst increasing wage claims. This item was originally broadcast on 1 June 1968.
This light-hearted Calendar News item investigates the fashions of Carnaby, a small village near Bridlington, East Yorkshire, and whether or not they compare to those of Carnaby Street in London. Liz Fox reports.
This amateur film photographed by H.H. Johnston from a story by J.N. Peterson shows an amateur football match, a group of walkers explore Riding Mill, Slaley, Blanchland and the seaside, followed by miscellaneous shots of other destinations by the group. 'Life Begins With A Ball' shows a baby playing with a ball, then three older children play and finally 'Bowls' a crown green bowling match.
A home movie filmed in both colour and black and white of holidays or shorter excursions in Scotland and the North East of England including Barnard Castle in County Durham and Warkworth Castle in Northumberland.
An early home movie showing a family on holiday in Europe, taking in Switzerland and Paris. The film shows relatively carefree citizens and holiday makers enjoying the landscape and culture of the region at a time when turmoil was not too far into the future.