The Ramsden Collection

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Duration: 30 minutes

David Jason narrates the story of a newly-discovered amateur archive that sheds new light on life in post-war Britain.

For 20 years, husband and wife Betty and Cyril Ramsden recorded the world around them, capturing middle-class life in the north of England. Their rich celluloid legacy challenges the cliched view of 50s Britain as a decade of dreariness.

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