About the Staffordshire Film Archive

The archive was founded and developed by Ray Johnson and is housed at the Media Archive for Central England (MACE). In addition to the original archive films collected, there are many hours of complementary video material generated by Ray to inform and enhance the period films – location filming, interviews, relevant audio/visual materials and complete documentary video productions. Material from the Archive has been used in such television productions as; Europe - A Natural History, Britain - A Natural History , English Landscapes, The Real Robbie Williams, Restoration, Antiques Road Show, The Great Antiques Hunt, Flog It, Heart of the Country, Landmarks, Country File, Inside Out, Midlands Today, Ceramics; A Fragile History, Josiah Wedgwood – BBC, The Second World War in Colour, Britain at War in Colour, The British Empire in Colour, Made for the Masses, The Way We Were – ITV, All Change, Home Movies on the Home Front, Green & Pleasant Land, Pottery Ladies, A Pocketful of Posies – Channel 4.