TV and Film

 Welcome to our TV and Film page that features LYR Trust in TV and Film.

Golden Age of Steam Railways 'The Golden Age of Steam Railways' is a BBC Four TV series regularly repeated on BBC and cable TV channels. This features early years of the Worth Valley including an interview with Richard Greenwood accompanying some of his films covering the purchase, restoration and operation of 51218 from the 1960's.  We are expecting this to be repeated, for information - click here
Testament of Youth 'Testament of Youth' this film was on general release in 2015 and featured all our carriages.. 
A BBC Films production of the First World War memoir of Vera Britain, of which more detail can be found on BBC website
click here.  You will see some of our photos taken during the production in 2014 under the 'galleries' for each carriage - these could not be displayed at the time of filming in March 2014.
Peaky Binders Peaky Blinders' Club Carriage 47 and Bogie Brake 1474 were used for this BBC Two TV six-part drama first series about a Birmingham gang, shown in late 2013.   47 featured prominently as Winston Churchill's mobile office in the first and last episodes of that series.  Further information about repeat showings available from the BBC website - click here.  The first series can also be watched at small cost on Amazon Video