World’s last VCR maker presses stop and ejects

The Japanese company Funai Electric has announced that it will make the world’s last VHS-playing VCR after demand fell and it became harder to source parts.

Journalist Sarfraz Manzoor casts his mind back to 80s and watching films on a VCR the family hired for five pounds.

(Photo: VHS tape on the pavement with leaves. Credit: iStock)