BBC sound effects 1940–86
In 2018, the BBC made freely available for non-commercial use around 16,000 of its sound effects recordings. A few hundred come from known locations around the UK, and most of those have been presented here in a sound map. All recordings © BBC.
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Belfast riot 1 1:43
BBC DESCRIPTION: Riot in Belfast, with breaking glass, rubber bullets, distant cries and chants.
Belfast riot 2 2:30
BBC DESCRIPTION: Riot in Belfast, more subdued.
Belfast traffic 3:08
BBC DESCRIPTION: Traffic with trams and horse-drawn drays. Recorded in Belfast.