The skyline of Bradford. Picture by Tony Johnson.

Bradford city centre's silver screen moments - in pictures

Many screen moments have taken place in Bradford city centre.

Here is a selection of the most memorable, filmed at some of the area's biggest landmarks and lesser-known streets.

Built in 1873, the buildings first big-screen outing came in 1959 with Jack Claytons Room at the Top, and it reprised its role in the 1966 sequel Life at the Top.

1. City Hall

Built in 1873, the buildings first big-screen outing came in 1959 with Jack Claytons Room at the Top, and it reprised its role in the 1966 sequel Life at the Top.
Tony Johnson
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Originally unveiled on the sixth anniversary of the Battle of the Somme to commemorate those lost in the First World War, the memorial was cemented in Bradfords film history when it featured in John Schlesingers 1963 film Billy Liar.

2. War memorial

Originally unveiled on the sixth anniversary of the Battle of the Somme to commemorate those lost in the First World War, the memorial was cemented in Bradfords film history when it featured in John Schlesingers 1963 film Billy Liar.
James Hardisty
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The theatre can be seen in Peter Yates 1984 film The Dresser, featuring Tom Courtenay and Albert Finney, and Tony Palmers Testimony, a biopic of Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich.

3. Alhambra Theatre

The theatre can be seen in Peter Yates 1984 film The Dresser, featuring Tom Courtenay and Albert Finney, and Tony Palmers Testimony, a biopic of Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich.
Simon Hulme
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Built in the mid-1800s as a wool trading centre, the Grade I listed property can be seen in Room at the Tops 1966 sequel, Life at the Top.

4. Wool Exchange

Built in the mid-1800s as a wool trading centre, the Grade I listed property can be seen in Room at the Tops 1966 sequel, Life at the Top.
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