Finding BBC footage of Oxford University with the Genome project

The BBC have launched a new online database of the archives of the Radio Times. The project has the memorable title: The BBC Genome Project . This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times … Continue reading

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Lights Out for Oxford

With last night’s lights out across Oxfordshire marking the centenary remembrance of the country going to war, we too are remembering Oxford at war, as it was captured in film. One of our primary connections for the planning of one … Continue reading

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The Oxford Film society and the Oxford Experimental Film Group

An interesting week with many new leads and films turning up to help us understand what films were made in Oxford last century and also a trip to BBC Oxford to spend time with colleagues there chatting about the project … Continue reading

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

The first of two articles on ‘Dreaming Spools’ has been published today in the Oxford Times Online, and in today’s Oxford Mail paper. As we discussed in the article, we are extremely grateful to William Lorton, for contributing such fantastic … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview

We’re very excited here at Oxford about the footage that we’re already discovering for the project. Can you spot the differences between Turl Street in 1944, and 2014?

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