About & FAQ

British Pathé is a dynamic cross-media company and a market leader in the licensing of footage to the broadcast industry. The company is a major supplier to production companies, museums and advertisers worldwide.
Use the following links to find out more about the company – past and present.
License British Pathé footage
Nearly all items in our collection are available for licensing. Please contact us for a quote using the link above.
Who We Are
Read our brief summary of who we are and what we do. And if you like what you read, you might want to keep in touch with us by following our social media channels.
History of British Pathé
For a more complete, in-depth look at the long history of British Pathé, read our five-part article. Makes good, light reading before bedtime.
Frequently Asked Questions
Have a question about the archive or one of our services? The most common queries are answered on our FAQ page.
Press Resources
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Contact Details
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