The Story of British Pathé

The Story of British Pathé

4 Episodes

A fascinating introduction to the history of the pioneering newsreel company British Pathé which documented all aspects of everyday life in Britain and around the world in the 20th century.

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The Story of British Pathé
  • The Story of British Pathé – The Birth of the News

    Episode 1

    For more than half a century, the film and newsreel company British Pathé documented almost every aspect of everyday life in Britain and around the world. Covering everything from major world events and exotic foreign locales to the pageantry of state occasions and gritty social issues, the compa...

  • The Story of British Pathé – Voice of Pathé

    Episode 2

    The voice that was synonymous with Pathé, above all others, belonged to Bob Danvers-Walker. His son Michael and film historian Ian Christie recall the man who got Britain through the Blitz and beyond.

  • The Story of British Pathé – Entertaining Britain

    Episode 3

    While the company was famous for its pioneering news reports, it also produced immensely popular “cinemagazines”, which entertained cinemagoers for decades.

  • The Story of British Pathé – Around the World

    Episode 4

    A fascinating introduction to the history of the pioneering newsreel company British Pathé, which documented almost every aspect of everyday life in Britain and around the world in the 20th century. From British Pathé TV's Arts Collection. For more than half a century, film and newsreel company B...