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Blackpool on Film

From early Victorian filmmakers to the news cameras of today, this film uses moving images from almost every decade in between to tell the story of a fascinating seaside town.

From the earliest Victorian filmmakers to the news cameras of today, this programme uses moving images from almost every decade in between to tell the story of this fascinating seaside town. With wall-to-wall archive including newsreel, documentary films and entertainment shows, it explores over a century of filmmaking to get to the heart of a remarkable British holiday resort.

30 minutes

Last on

Tue 1 Nov 2011 20:30

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Mr. Scruff - Blackpool Roll

  • Hurricane #1

    Just Another Illusion

  • Dodgy

    Staying Out For The Summer

  • Herbie Hancock

    And What If I Don't

  • Tessie O'Shea

    You're At Blackpool By The Sea

  • The Stone Roses

    Love Spreads

  • The Dave Clark Five

    Glad All Over

  • The Tornados

    The Ice Cream Man

  • Pet Shop Boys

    Absolutely Fabulous (Rollo Our Tribe Tongue-In-Cheek Remix)

  • Michael Brook

    Andean

Credits

Role Contributor
Executive Producer Caroline Wright
Producer Elaine Shepherd

Broadcasts