These films investigate how football, W12 and the wider world have changed over the last half century.
Football is traditionally viewed as a male sport. However, whilst the Ladies’ game was prevented from developing at the same pace as the men’s, the history of the sport reveals the presence of passionate, talented and influential women; behind the scenes, on the field and in the stands. This film focuses on a few of these who are linked to QPR.
From giants of the music scene including The Sex Pistols and The Clash, to the globally influential BBC, W12 is intrinsically linked with some of the cultural icons of the 20th century.
Through interviews with celebrity QPR fans Glen Matlock and Robert Elms, as well as local people, this film picks out some highlights from the cultural life of the area, and recalls the styles and movements of days gone by.
What is the power of football to unite people across the lines of geography, race, religion, class and wealth, and what has allowed it to become the most popular sport in the world? In this film, a diverse cross section of QPR fans and players offer their experiences from a lifetime of loving the game.
Rivalries in football can be fierce, and in the past have led to unrest at matches and around. Here fans reflect on some of the more challenging experiences of their football following lives.
This film explores the history of the White City area, where QPR has its ground. A prestigious and perhaps surprising heritage awaits…