A remarkable collection of films capturing the lives of people across the UK has been launched by The British Film Institute. Sarah Hartley takes a look at some of ways life in the north has been captured over the decades.
Tim Downs, director of Aberfield Communications examines the communications issues surrounding the "Northern Powerhouse."
It’s been just over 12 months since George Osborne first mentioned the ‘Northern Powerhouse’, an idea that rapidly gathered pace and was arguably one of the key platforms that helped the Conservatives achieve an unexpected outright majority in May’s election.
What do a frustrated helpline caller from Teesside, a Lancashire cop and Costa Del Sol crime gang operating via Preston have in common? Their stories are all ones which Google have been asked to forget as Sarah Hartley discovered.
For many, technology has changed the way we work beyond all recognition of clocking into the nine to five in a city centre office that was the norm 20 years ago. Sarah Hartley talks to one of those living the dream of exciting work in multiple countries while enjoying life in rural Northumberland where the question he’s most often asked is “Do you live in London?”
The production team behind Clangers, which returns to CBeebies today, said the job of reviving the iconic children's series was "quite a responsibility".
Phil Chalk, managing director of Altrincham-based animation company Factory, added that they knew they had to "remain true to the original" but that it "fully realises" the world envisaged by creators Oliver Postgate and Peter Firmin.