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Episode 18

Episode 18 of 21

Nicky Campbell presents a special edition of The Big Questions from Goldsmiths College in London asking, did World War 1 change Britain for the better?

Nicky Campbell presents a special edition of The Big Questions from Goldsmiths College in London asking, did World War 1 change Britain for the better?

Participants in the debate include author of Great Britain's Great War Jeremy Paxman, professor of History of War at Oxford Sir Hew Strachan, Prof David Stevenson from the LSE and author of 1914-1918: The History of the First World War, Chris Nineham from the campaign No Glory in War, cultural historian professor Maggie Andrews from the University of Worcester, writer Bonnie Greer, professor Saul David, author of 100 Days to Victory: How the Great War was Fought and Won, Dr Mike Snape from the Centre for War Studies at Birmingham University, journalist and historian Dr Tim Stanley and Frank Ledwidge, barrister, former military officer and writer of Investment in Blood.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 18 May 2014 10:00

The Big Questions in this episode

Nicky Campbell presents a special edition of The Big Questions  recorded at  Goldsmiths, University of London. Nicky asks just one Big Question:

 

Did the First World War change Britain for the better?

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  • May 25th -   Walsall, for a live show in the morning and a special in the afternoon
  • June 15th -  Brighton

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Nicky Campbell
Participant Jeremy Paxman
Participant Hew Strachan
Participant David Stevenson
Participant Chris Nineham
Participant Maggie Andrews
Participant Bonnie Greer
Participant Saul David
Participant Mike Snape
Participant Tim Stanley
Participant Frank Ledwidge
Editor Jill Robinson
Director Rob Hopkin

Broadcast

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The last edition of this series will be on Sunday June 11th.