A live report from the opening night of the 13th Bradford International Film Festival, focusing on the gala UK premiere of Amazing Grace, with director Michael Apted, actor Benedict Cumberbatch and festival director Tony Earnshaw.
Author Tony Earnshaw discusses his new book Made in Yorkshire, about a century of film making in the county, and reveals newly discovered amateur color footage of the filming of Billy Liar in Leeds in 1962.
Bradford, UK celebrates becoming the world's first UNESCO City of Film. Among the supporters are Oscar-winner Simon (Slumdog Millionaire) Beaufoy, producer Steve (Brassed Off) Abbott, filmmaker Abbe Robinson and Bradford Film Festival director Tony Earnshaw.
Prior to being presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 17th annual Bradford International Film Festival by artistic director Tony Earnshaw, British acting legend Claire Bloom is interviewed by BBC presenter Phil Bodmer.
Following the death of British writer Stan Barstow, reporter Alan Whitehouse looks back on the career of an author whose breakthrough novel A Kind of Loving helped define the so-called "kitchen sink revolution" of the 1960s. Film historian Tony Earnshaw comments on Barstow's legacy.
Look North reports live from the Bronte Parsonage in Haworth where the latest adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre receives its UK premiere. Director Cary Fukunaga describes the film's route from page to screen, whilst Bronte biographer Dr. Juliet Barker and film critic Tony Earnshaw give their impressions of the story's timeless appeal.
Joe Inwood reports live from the first Gothic Film Festival in Leeds, held within the ruined 12th century Kirkstall Abbey, which is screening several classic films. Organiser Tony Earnshaw is interviewed.
Main stories: Man jailed for murder of pizza delivery worker Thavisha Peiris; Bradford East MP David Ward criticized for anti-Israel comments on Twitter; manhunt underway for suspect in Scarborough murder; Bradford International Film Festival at risk after 20 years.
Main stories: Potash mining could have a massive impact on Yorkshire; tourism revenues are up; Leeds United reveals new striker Chris Wood; thousands of spectators pack into Otley for major cycling race; writer/director David Wilkinson discusses his documentary The First Film, which identifies Louis Le Prince as the creator of moving pictures in Leeds, Yorkshire, in 1888.
Main story: Harry Gration and Lara Rostrom are live at Kellingley Colliery in Yorkshire as the UK's last deep mine ceases production; Business Correspondent Danni Hewson reports on the pit's final emotional day with a series of interviews with key personnel.
Main stories: Vet and assistant convicted of keeping animals in filthy conditions; Lottery funding is turned down for former Bradford Odeon building; Yorkshire's rhubarb crop under threat from mild weather; two reports of guns fired in Mexborough in 24 hours; new footbridge opened in Elland, which was affected by floods; England football manager Roy Hodgson receives honorary degree from University of York; items owned by former Duchess of Devonshire to be sold at auction; Halifax singer Tom Milner is interviewed.
Main stories: Former inmates at 11 detention centers claim they were abused by staff; archive works from Leeds University on show in new museum; part of M1 made into 'smart motorway'; fire investigators in Bradford still looking into blaze at Drummonds Mill; how will the 'northern powerhouse' actually work for business in Yorkshire; artists announced for Tramlines Festival; Robert Powell, starring in King Charles III at Sheffield's Lyceum Theatre, is interviewed.
Main stories: Construction boom in Yorkshire; National Media Museum axes long-running Bradford International Film Festival; social media used to offer tips to people suffering hardship during winter months; 18th century Wentworth Woodhouse saved for the nation after being bought by preservation trust; 11-year-old Paris Mulholland writes open letter to burglars who stole her birthday presents; Tanya Arnold reports on the Super League season; Cathy Killick interviews photographer Martin Parr, who gets a new exhibition at the Hepworth in Wakefield.
Main stories: Bradford couple lost in Scottish Highlands; teenager attacked and sexually assaulted in Harrogate; cast and crew of Brassed Off are reunited at Ilkley Film Festival; vets warn pet owners after dogs appear to have been deliberately poisoned; scientists at Sheffield University identify genes that could allow humans to re-grow teeth; football supporters in York campaign for community stadium; ice cream fair held in Harrogate.
Main stories: Badly injured Laura Lancaster left struggling for money after not being assessed for work; Danni Hewson reports live from Chesterfield, which may decide on devolution; National Media Museum in Bradford to change its name; Yorkshire Water seeks tenant to manage a 'farm of the future' on the Yorkshire moors; art collector Tim Sayer gives his vast art collection to the Hepworth, Wakefield; Wetherby RUFC unbeaten for over two years winning more than 50 consecutive matches; pub landlord Mark Witherington puts his Elvis collection on display;
Main stories: Veteran justice campaigner Paul May claims nurse Colin Norris should be cleared of murdering four elderly patients; two men jailed for killing Bradford pensioner Clement Desmier; Kellingley Colliery, Britain's last deep pit, is capped off; actors Jack O'Connell, Ralf Little and Mark Addy talk about snooker comedy The Nap, staged at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre; Rotherham United one point away from escaping relegation; diver Lois Toulson wins silver at World Series event in Beijing; Paul Hudson and Harry Gration arrive in Bradford on their three-legged ...