Festival talks by Edward Stourton

48. AUNTIE’S WAR: THE BBC DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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DOUGLAS AND MIDGE CONNELL

As an essential propaganda tool and the voice that relayed news of all the key moments of World War II to every household, Auntie – the BBC’s enduring nickname – played a crucial role during World War II. In conversation with Peter Caddick-Adams, veteran BBC Radio presenter and journalist Edward Stourton will provide a remarkable portrait of a unique institution and an incomparable insight into why we have the broadcast culture we do today.

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