Cat no. 9659

AHRC Anglia Television Oral Histories: Peter Langsdale (Head of Film)

Running time1:25:20 2006

Recorded 4 October 2006

Interviewed by Richard Taylor, 04/10/06.

Langsdale describes his life and career, beginning with his interest in the RAF and his start in the film industry working at Kays laboratory where he learnt how to grade colour film by eye. He moved into optical effects in 1969, working on advertising productions before moving to Anglia Television in 1978 to become Assistant Head of Film. In 1993 he would return to film production, producing advertisements for Specsavers.