Sir Walter Monckton, Director General of the Ministry
The Director General of the Ministry of Information speaks on its wartime role.
The director of 'All About Eve' (1950) compares old and new Hollywood.
Sensation: Note for file re Titanic programme
A summary of the brewing controversy.
'Sensations': Could the play be re-written?
The Head of Features asks if the play could be re-written as a documentary.
'Sensations': Telegram from Northern Ireland PM
The government of Northern Ireland urges for the broadcast to be stopped.
'Sensations': BBC Northern Ireland Director expresses his disapproval of the play.
Concerns that this play could damage the BBC's relationships in Northern Ireland.
A BBC Directive on What to Include in That Day's Broadcasts to Europe
Churchill's statement about his conference with Stalin must dominate the news.
In Honour of Russia: The Foreign Office queries the plans
Plans for a night of programmes dedicated to Russia cause concern at the Foreign Office.
Minutes from a Programmes in Wartime Committee Meeting
What will the BBC's role be during war?
Memo from the BBC's Director of Empire Services
George Orwell is recommended for employment.
Memo from Orwell to the Eastern Service Director
Eric Blair discusses writing as George Orwell.
The BBC informs the Ministry of Information about its preliminary Dunkirk news reports.
Submission of Stories to the War Office
A memo from the Assistant Senior News Editor about the Ministry of Information.
Forces Personnel in Programmes
Memo from the BBC to the War Office.
Broadcasts by Serving Officers and Men
A summary of a telephone conversation between the BBC and MI7.
Telephone Message from Mr Wellington, Ministry of Information
The Ministry of Information sends an urgent message forbidding interviews with servicemen.
Honour French Allied Troops
Recognition for the part played by the French.
A Query Regarding a French Eyewitness
The BBC is held to account by Military Intelligence.
Cancellation of Army Officers' and Men's Broadcasts
All broadcasts from officers and men in the army are to be stopped.
General MacFarlane's Broadcast
The Ministry of Information stops further broadcasts by a general.
Withdrawal of Reports About Calais and Dunkirk
The War Office warning about recent news reports.
Ministry of Information Instructions
A BBC memo highlights censorship communication problems.
German High Command Communique
The Ministry of Information refutes Nazi claims.
The Prime Minister's Speech
Worries about France and instructions from Ministry of Information and the Foreign Office.
Policy for Officers and Men Broadcasting
The War Office reconfirm their policy on broadcasts by serving officers and men.
BBC Memo About Communication Difficulties with the War Office
The unprecedented demands of broadcasting in wartime continue to cause problems.
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