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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

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.