Swindon Credits

Swindon Spacial Map



Lucinda Rouse


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

Chris Barry

Frances Bevan

Andrea Christmas

Katherine Cole

Gareth Davies

Mark Edwards

Ellis Evason

Lee Ferris

Leon Flower

Benny George

Anish Harrison

Nancy Heath

Maya Honeyman

Marcus Kittridge

Tracey Kittridge

Luke Knotts

Andy Marcer

Timothy Ogu

Martha Parry

Diana Pithers

Don Rogers

David Rose

Rachel Saint

Abhishek Shukla

Gordon Smith

Howard Taylor

Haixia Yu

Special Thanks

Swindon Central Library and the team there without whom this project would not have been possible.

Holmes Music


With thanks to BFI National Archive for access and support.



Mobile AR Trail ‘Snapping Swindon with the Hoopers’ and Swindon virtual cinema



William Hewitt


Special thanks to

Paul Williams

Rosa Matheson

Shahina Johnson

Narrator: Ben Prater


Executive Producer: Amanda Murphy

Producers: Samantha King, Helen O’Neill, Tom Bonnett

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

A Modern Guide to Health (1946 © Crown Copyright)


The Building of a Locomotive at Crewe (1920)


Men on the Mend (1956 © The British Film Institute)



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

Newsnight (27/06/1985)

Bristol Regional News and Features (24/03/1960)

Bristol Regional News and Features (20/03/1968)

RPM: 5: 11 (02/04/1984)


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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