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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ISLE OF MAN
TT Races 1 2:21
BBC DESCRIPTION: 125cc machines at Isle of Man Tourist Trophy Races. Starting in pairs at 10 sec intervals.
TT Races 2 1:53
BBC DESCRIPTION: 500cc machines at Isle of Man Tourist Trophy Races. Atmosphere in pits before start.
Douglas horse-drawn tram 2:59
BBC DESCRIPTION: Horse-drawn tram. Recorded in Douglas, I.O.M.