Weather: Big Freeze of 1963

In this archive video from 50 years ago a Tyne Tees Television crew get stuck in the snow in near Elsdon in Northumberland.

In the end they had to get a local farmer with his tractor to get them out.

You can see more on the 'Big Freeze' here.

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Big Freeze of 1963

You might have thought that this past winter has been chilly - with a fair bit of snow - but it hardly compared to the winter people experienced 50 years ago. Read your memories of the big freeze of 1962/1963 here.