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25 Mar. 1968
Episode dated 25 March 1968
In the first episode of Look North, David Seymour reports from a boat in the flooded centre of York.
14 Dec. 1970
Episode dated 14 December 1970
Derek 'Blaster' Bates is a demolition expert. He talks to David Seymour about his career and about how many chimneys he's blown up.
9 Mar. 2007
Episode dated 9 March 2007
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.
14 Mar. 2007
Episode dated 14 March 2007
Includes Cathy Killick's interview with Michael Parkinson, who is a special guest at The Bradford International Film Festival.
10 Aug. 2007
Episode dated 10 August 2007
A look at the Summer of British Film season, with clips from Billy Liar (1962) and a location report from Wuthering Heights (1992), featuring Ralph Fiennes.
24 Nov. 2007
Episode dated 24 November 2007
A report from the UK city of Wakefield. where BBC Radio 2 disc jockey Jonathan Ross is recording his show live after the city's bus station names a bus after him.
15 Aug. 2008
Episode dated 15 August 2008
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.
12 Jun. 2009
Episode dated 12 June 2009
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.
18 Mar. 2010
Episode dated 18 March 2010
Danni Hewson reports live from the opening night of the 16th Bradford International Film Festival as it opens with the UK premiere of Perrier's Bounty.
20 Mar. 2010
Episode dated 20 March 2010
Acclaimed character actor John Hurt speaks about being honored by the UK's Bradford International Film Festival and receives a lifetime achievement award from festival director Tony Earnshaw.
25 Mar. 2010
Episode dated 25 March 2010
Acclaimed satirist Chris Morris discusses his latest film, Four Lions, prior to its UK premiere at the 16th Bradford International Film Festival.
29 Mar. 2010
Episode dated 29 March 2010
Stars of The Railway Children Jenny Agutter, Sally Thomsett and Bernard Cribbins are reunited at Bradford International Film Festival to celebrate the film's 40th anniversary.
2 Apr. 2010
Episode dated 2 April 2010
Includes a report about Daleks arriving in Sheffield to promote Doctor Who: The Adventure Games.
14 Oct. 2010
Episode dated 14 October 2010
Legendary broadcaster Michael Parkinson comes to the studio to discuss his new book, Parky's People, with Harry and Christa, and looks back at clips of some of his famous interviews.
25 Mar. 2011
Episode dated 25 March 2011
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.
2 Aug. 2011
Episode dated 2 August 2011
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.
2 Sep. 2011
Episode dated 2 September 2011
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.
31 Oct. 2013
Episode dated 31 October 2013
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.
16 Dec. 2013
Episode dated 16 December 2013
Charlotte Leeming looks back at the Yorkshire roots of film legend Peter O'Toole, who has died aged 81. Film critic Tony Earnshaw remembers the star's early impact.
23 Jul. 2014
Episode dated 23 July 2014
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.
1 Jul. 2015
Episode dated 1 July 2015
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.
18 Dec. 2015
Episode dated 18 December 2015
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.
22 Jan. 2016
Episode dated 22 January 2016
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.
1 Feb. 2016
Episode dated 1 February 2016
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.
4 Feb. 2016
Episode dated 4 February 2016
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.
17 Feb. 2016
Episode dated 17 February 2016
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.
3 Mar. 2016
Episode dated 3 March 2016
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;
14 Mar. 2016
Episode dated 14 March 2016
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 ...
20 Mar. 2016
Episode dated 20 March 2016
Yorkshire writer Barry Hines, author of Kes, dies at 76 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. His work is remembered by film writers and academics.