Melvyn Bragg takes a restored 1967 Bedford mobile cinema around the country, showing excerpts from historical documentary films that record British life. It includes interviews with people who lived through the times and, in some cases, are featured in the films. Written by
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Just over a century ago, the motion camera was invented. It changed forever the way we recall our history. For the first time, we could see life through the eyes of ordinary people. Across this series, we'll bring these rare archive films back to life with the help of our vintage mobile cinema. We'll be inviting people with a story to tell to step on board and re-live moments they thought were gone forever. They'll see their relatives on-screen for the first time, ...