Bradford Credits

Spacial Map



Karol Wyszynski



Many thanks to the people in and around Bradford who so kindly gave us their stories.


Shanaz Ali

Nadera Amini

Himani Bhardwaj

Angie Carrington

Gary Cavanagh

Mike Clarke

Judy Connor

Natalie Davies

Mark Douglas

Mary Dowson

Günther Franz Giangregorio

Graham Hebden

Jo Horrox

Mark Hunnebel

Nina Hunter

Sharat Hussain

Mohammed Ifty

Martyn Johnston

Jo Kenyon

Katie Mahon

Paul McHugh

Ben Mckenna

Jonathan Pinfield

Robert Myers Priestley

Sharena Lee Satti

Fatima Shafiq

Simon Paul Sugden

Ursula Sutcliffe

Glyn Watkins

Ali Zulfiqar


Special Thanks

Bradford City Library and the team there without whom this project would not have been possible.



With thanks to BFI National Archive for access and support.

ITV Archive

Yorkshire and North East Film Archives


MOBILE AR trail ‘The Godfather of Film’ and Omagh virtual cinema


Hafsah Naib


Special thanks to

Irna Qureshi

Arshad Mahmood

Josie Mahmood

Ian Eggleston

Irene Lofthouse

Andrew Cockerill

Tim Smith

Narrator: Anita Rani



Executive Producer: Amanda Murphy

Producers: Tom Bonnett, Helen O’Neill

Assistant Producer: Amy Strike

Script Editor: Writer: Sara Missaghian

Archive Producer: Rebecca O’Connor Thompson

Archive Researcher: Nessa Dundon

Head of Tech: Neil Smith

Assistants: Laura Roser, Emma Burke

Executives for StoryFutures: James Bennett, Madeline Bates, Sarah Smyth, Will Saunders


Creative Director Kim-Leigh Pontin 

Executive Producer Colin Davis 

Senior  Producer: David Bradshaw 

Technical Project Manager: Nuno Dias 

Creative: Kassiani Koufaki

Studio CG Lead: Paul Mitcheson

QA: Joanathan O’Shea

Courtesy of BFI National Archive

The Bradford Godfather (1976 © ITV Archive)

Cinema Commercial – Candy Cushions (1920)

Electric Tram Rides from Forster Square, Bradford (1902)

 A New Kind of Match (1967 © ITV Archive)

Bradford Coronation Procession (1902)

Crowd Entering St George’s Hall, Bradford (1901)

Day School Sports at Park Avenue in Bradford (1902)

BBC copyright material reproduced courtesy of the British Broadcasting Corporation.  All rights reserved.

Newsnight (23/10/1981)

News: Experimental Ban on Smoking in Cinemas (03/08/1957)

Minorities in Britain 5: The Pakistani Community (27/06/1966)

Yorkshire and North East Film Archives

Bradford Suburban, c. 1961

Immigrants in West Yorkshire, 1970

Lord Mayor’s Year of Office (2), 1944-1945

Bradford Movie Makers

ITV Archive

Bradford District Museums & Galleries CBMDC

Tim Smith

BFI Team

BFI National Archive Curator Simon McCallum

BFI National Archive Curatorial Assistant Joanna Drayton

BFI National Archive Rights & Contracts Manager: Annabelle Shaw

BFI Archive Access Esopen Bale, John Carino, Katrina Stokes

BFI Executives Ben Luxford, Gillian Scothern, Rhidian Davis

BFI marketing and communications Colette Geraghty, Nora Sandor, Nyree Jillings, Sarah Bemand

BBC Team

Editor, BBC Archive Peter Rippon

Senior Producer, BBC Archive Susannah Stevens


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