The Berlin Wall :
A city divided between East and West by the Cold War
WWII: Outbreak :
Britain on the brink of World War II
20 programmes, 12 documents, 1 gallery
WWII: Witnessing the Holocaust :
Personal accounts of persecution and genocide by the Nazi regime
17 programmes, 9 documents
WWII: The Soviet Union Joins the Allies :
Reporting the uneasy alliance made with Stalin's Russia
7 programmes, 23 documents
Dad's Army at 40 :
How Captain Mainwaring and Sergeant Wilson got called up
13 documents, 3 galleries
Lord Haw-Haw :
The Nazi broadcaster who threatened Britain
15 programmes, 11 documents
WWII: Dunkirk Evacuation :
How the 'little ships' helped rescue the Allied troops
25 programmes, 16 documents
WWII: The Battle of Britain :
Memories of 'Britain's finest hour'
21 programmes, 13 documents
Whither Britain? : Taking Stock
HG Wells challenges the idea of 'Britain for the British'.
The Future of Europe : HG Wells Presents Dr Edvard Benes
HG Wells welcomes the former president of Czechoslovakia.
Children's Hour : Princess Elizabeth
A message from Princess Elizabeth to the Nation's children.
The 90th Anniversary of the YWCA : Speech by HRH Princess Elizabeth
Princess Elizabeth celebrates the achievements and service of the YWCA.
Children's Hour : How It's Done: Aerofilms
Aerial photographers discuss their work from the early 1900s onwards.
The Alanbrooke Diaries
A wartime adviser to Churchill, Field Marshal Alanbrooke, discusses his diaries.
These Foolish Things
Nancy Mitford and others comment on the sound of Big Ben.
The Lively Arts : Henry Moore
How stumbling into the underground one night led to Henry Moore's wartime shelter drawings.
What Did You Do In The War, Daddy?
The story of the men who spent World War II down the mines.
It's Saturday : Bill Smith
Memories of a Bevin Boy from Bridlington.
The War Lords : Churchill
AJP Taylor appraises the successes and failures of Winston Churchill.
Down You Go, Down Below
A history of the South Wales mining industry.
Timewatch : Windsors' War
John Tusa opens up the Windsors debate.
Recollections of conscription in the coal industry during World War II.
Newsnight : Churchill's Secretary
Churchill's secretary speaks.
The BBC considers its response to the Foreign Office about Burgess
The head of the Talks Department is reluctant to let Burgess go.
Resignation memo from Burgess
Guy Burgess plans to leave the BBC to join the Foreign Office.
Memo from the BBC's Director of Empire Services
George Orwell is recommended for employment.
Letter from Arthur Keith to D Pearson-Smith Esq
A glowing reference for George Orwell.
Memo from Orwell to the Eastern Service Director
Eric Blair discusses writing as George Orwell.
Letter from Orwell to TS Eliot
George Orwell invites TS Eliot to contribute a reading.
Memo from the Assistant Controller, Overseas Services
The Assistant Controller appreciates the propaganda advantage of Orwell's name.
Memo criticising Orwell's voice
Is George Orwell's voice suitable for broadcasting?
Letter to Orwell from ALC Bullock
An invitation to comment on social changes in wartime Britain.
Reply from Orwell to ALC Bullock
Orwell asserts his preference for the truth.
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