VCT Film and television credits


We have supplied small props (signs, framed prints, lamps, etc) for a number of productions.

 Corrie goes shopping for train-mad Roy

Items from the Vintage Carriages Trust Collection have appeared in over 80 productions:

2021 The Railway Children Return. Feature film with Beau Gadsdon, Eden Hamilton, Zac Cudby, KJ Aikens.   Also starring Jenny Agutter, Sheridan Smith, Tom Courtenay.

Side by Side. Music video by Birds & Beasts

2018 Albert.  (Elephant House Productions/Channel 5)
2018 Inside Out.  BBC TV documentary
September 2016 Railways: The Making of a Nation. Six part series for BBC4, presented by Liz McIvor. Features scenes with Bellerophon.
April 2016 Full Steam Ahead. BBC/Open University /Lion Television 6 part series. In Episode 2, presenter Ruth Goodman walks along the roof of MS&L carriage no. 176
July 2015 Swallows and Amazons. Based on the classic, best selling book by Arthur Ransome, starring Kelly Macdonald, Andrew Scott, and Rafe Spall.
June 2015 Jericho.  ITV 8 part drama about life in the shanty town of Jericho, used to build the Ribblehead  viaduct, starring Jessica Raine, Hans Matheson and Clarke Peters.
March 2014 Testament of Youth.  Heyday Films Ltd production starring Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington, Dominic West, Emily Watson. Joanna Scanlon, Jonathan Bailey.
December 2013

The Woman in Black: Angel of Death   Film starring Phoebe Fox, Jeremy Irvine, Helen McCrory, Oaklee Pendergast

November 2013 

Louis   Documentary made for the 2013 Leeds International Film Festival about Louis Aime Augustin Le Prince, pioneer of moving pictures, who disappeared on 16 September 1890 after boarding a train from Dijon to Paris.

January 2013 This Week   BBC TV political programme presented by Mary Ann Sieghart  
November 2012    

Peaky Blinders   Six-part Caryn Manderbach/ Tiger Aspect co-production for BBCTV, starring Sam Neill, Helen McCrory, Iddo Goldberg, Paul Anderson, Annabelle Wallis, Sophie Rundle, Andy Nyman, Tommy Flanagan. Also starring Cillian Murphy.

September 2010 South Riding  BBC TV drama series starring Anna Maxwell Martin. Featuring Penelope Wilton, Bernard Wrigley.  Also starring David Morrissey.
June 2009 Cranford II   BBC TV period drama.  VCT locomotive Bellerophon filmed at Foxfield Railway
June 2008 Timeshift: Between The Lines  BBC TV documentary presented by Andrew Martin
August 2007 The Story of BP  A feature-length documentary, by Lone Star Productions, about Britainís largest company at the time of its 100th anniversary in 2008
June 2007 Brideshead Revisited  Film starring Matthew Goode, Hayley Attwell.  Also starring Ben Whishaw, Emma Thompson, Greta Scacchi
July 2006 Housewife, 49  Granada TV drama starring Victoria Wood,  Jason Watkins.  Also featuring Cliff Last,  David Threlfall, Ian McKee, Sally Bankes     
May 2005 Booze Cruise III    Yorkshire TV comedy drama starring Mark Benton, Brian Murphy and Neil Pearson                              
July 2004 North and South     BBC TV drama series starring Daniela Denby-Ashe and Richard Armitage.    Also starring Sinead Cusack,Lesley Manville,Tim Pigott-Smith, Pauline Quirke, Brendan Coyle
September 2003 Inside Out    BBC TV documentary investigating the mystery of the two unidentified children who died in the crash at Charfield, in October 1928
August 2003 He Knew He Was Right.   BBC TV drama with Bill Nighy, Oliver Dimsdale, Ron Cook. Also featuring Laura Fraser, Geoffrey Palmer, Geraldine James, Anna Massey
October 2002 The Forsyte Saga. Granada TV series with Emma Griffiths Malin, Lee Williams.
August 2002 Calendar. Yorkshire TV news magazine presented by Nicola Crompton.
May 2002 Sons and Lovers. Company Productions for ITV. Starring Sarah Lancashire, Georgina Chapman, Keeley Forsyth, Rupert Evans, James Murray, Hugo Speer.
April 2002 Hound of the Baskervilles. Tiger Aspect for BBC TV. Starring Richard Roxburgh, Ian Hart, Matt Day, John Nettles: also featuring Danny Webb.
March 2002 No Man's Land. EsKay Productions with Paul Clerkin, Brian Ingham.
January 2002 Turner. BBC TV arts documentary presented by Tim Marlow.

October 2001

A for Acid. Yorkshire TV drama with Martin Clunes and Keeley Hawes.

June 2001

The Hours. Film with Nicole Kidman, Stephen Dillane, Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, Ed Harris. For more information, see the August 2001 edition of our Newsletter   (2.97MB PDF format)

April 2001

The Way We Live Now. Episode 3 of BBC TV series with Shirley Henderson, Lila Baur, Peter Gunn, Paloma Baeza, Cillian Murphy: also starring David Suchet, Matthew Macfadyen, Cheryl Campbell, Allan Corduner.

November 2000

The Cazalets. BBC TV series with Frederick Treves, Hugh Bonneville, Stephen Dillane, Paul Rhys, Anastasia Hille, Lesley Manville, Joanna Page, Anna Chancellor.

September 2000

Possession. Cinema film with Gwyneth Paltrow, Aaron Eckhardt, Jeremy Northam, Jennifer Eleh.

August 2000

The League of Gentlemen. BBC TV comedy.

April 2000

The History of the London Underground. Granada TV documentary (archive footage).

March 2000

Secret Agent: the true story of the Special Operations Executive. Documentary - Darlow Smithson Productions for BBC.

July 1998

Timewatch. BBC TV children's educational programme.

May 1998

Commercial for pensions and financial services.

April 1998

Out and About. BBC2 Travel Programme.

December 1997

The Grand. Granada TV period drama with Susan Hampshire.

October 1997

The Unknown Soldier. Carlton TV production with Gary Mavers, Juliet Aubrey, Frederick Treves, Pip Torrens and David Westhead.

May 1997

The Woman in White. BBC TV / Carlton TV period drama with Tara Fitzgerald, Justine Waddell, Andrew Lincoln, Simon Callow, James Wilby and Ian Richardson.

June 1996

Fairy Tale: A True Story. Film with Paul McGann, Bob Peck, Harvey Keitel and Peter O'Toole.

June 1996

Holiday. BBC TV with Sir Cliff Richard.

February 1996

Commercial for Budweiser beer.

January 1996

Jude. Film with Christopher Eccleston and Kate Winslet.

November 1995

A History of British Art. BBC TV series.

August 1995

The Secret Agent. Film with Patricia Arquette, Gerard Depardieu and Bob Hoskins.

January 1995

Tomorrow's World. BBC TV with Carol Vorderman.

November 1994

Cruel Train. BBC TV drama with David Suchet, Saskia Reeves, Adrian Dunbar, Bryan Pringle, Alec McCowen and Minnie Driver. For more information, see the January 1995 edition of our Newsletter  (3.25 MB PDF format)

August 1994

The Feast of July. Merchant Ivory Productions. Film with Embeth Davidtz, Tom Bell and Gemma Jones.

January 1992

The Secret Agent. BBC TV with David Suchet.


I've been here before.  Endboard productions


Portrait of a Marriage.  Episodes 2 and 3 of BBC TV serial starring Janet McTeer, David Haig and Cathryn Harrison

April 1987

Sherlock Holmes: The Bruce Partington Plans. Granada TV production with Jeremy Brett and Edward Hardwicke.

April 1987

Sherlock Holmes: Wisteria Lodge. Granada TV with Jeremy Brett and Edward Hardwicke.

1987 The Return of Sherlock Holmes: Silver Blaze. Granada TV with Jeremy Brett and Edward Hardwicke.

November 1987

Without a Clue. Film with Michael Caine, Ben Kingsley, Jeffrey Jones, Lysette Anthony and Peter Cook.

April 1987 Trains from the Arc.  Video 125 VHS video presented by John Huntley. Colour sequences filmed at Oakworth  to link with archive silent footage of Victorian Steam Railways. Produced by Peter Middleton.

October 1985

Sherlock Holmes: The Abbey Grange. Granada TV with Jeremy Brett and Edward Hardwicke.

October 1984

Return of the Antelope. Episodes 2 and 3 of Granada TV serial starring Alan Bowyer, Clauda Gambold, Derek Farr, Fiona McArthur

1984 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Final Problem. Granada TV with Jeremy Brett and David Burke


Sherlock Holmes: The Copper Beeches. Granada TV with Jeremy Brett and David Burke.

April 1984

A Woman of Substance. TV serial with Jenny Seagrove, Liam Neeson and John Duttine.

June 1984

My Brother Jonathan. BBC TV.

June 1984

How we used to live. Yorkshire TV.

April 1983

Sorrell & Son. Yorkshire TV drama with Richard Pasco, John Shrapnel, Stephanie Beecham, Malcolm Terris, Gwen Watford.


Brideshead Revisited. Granada TV serial with Jeremy Irons, Anthony Andrews and Bill Owen.

May 1981 Fanny By Gaslight. BBC TV
April 1981 Fame is the Spur. BBC TV

October 1980

My Father's House.


BBC Television documentary about 1929 Rugby League Cup Final at Wembley.

April 1979

Testament of Youth. Episode 2 of 5-part BBC TV drama starring Cheryl Campbell and Peter Woodward. Also starring Rupert Frazer, Emrys James and Jane Wenham..

June 1978

Yanks. Film with Richard Gere, Vanessa Redgrave and Rachel Roberts.


Raffles: The First Step.  Yorkshire TV drama with Anthony Valentine and Christopher Strauli.

November 1975

The Seven Per Cent Solution. Film with Nicoll Williamson, Robert Duvall, Charles Gray, Laurence Olivier and Vanessa Redgrave.


Play School. BBC TV

Sep 1972 Country Matters: The Black Dog. Granada TV. Starring Stephan Chase. Also starring Jane Lapotaire

Nov 1970

Commercial for Schweppes. .

May 1970

The Railway Children. Film with Jenny Agutter, Bernard Cribbins, Sally Thomsett, Dinah Sheridan, Iain Cuthbertson, William Mervyn and Gary Warren.

June 1969

The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes. Film with Robert Stephens, Colin Blakely, Genevieve Page, Christopher Lee, Irene Handl, Stanley Holloway and Peter Madden.

June 1969

The Virgin and the Gypsy. Film with Honor Blackman, Mark Burns, Joanna Shimkus, Franco Nero, Fay Compton, Kay Walsh and Maurice Denham.

Nov 1968

Dombey and Son. BBC TV.

Nov 1968

Neutral Ground. Granada TV.

Sept 1968

Resurrection. BBC TV.

March 1968 The Railway Children. BBC TV serial with Jenny Agutter, Gordon Gostelow, Gillian Bailey, Neill McDermott, Ann Castle, Bart Allison, Joseph O'Connor, Brian Hayes, Christopher Witty, John Ringham and Frederick Treves.

August 1966   

Commercial for Symbol biscuits with Ronnie Corbett


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