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The BBC at 100: establishment values in the 1930s

David Hendy takes us back to the 1930s, when the BBC became part of the British establishment

Published: February 26, 2022 at 12:12 pm
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In the second instalment of our new monthly series marking the centenary of the BBC, media historian David Hendy speaks to Matt Elton about the ways in which the corporation expanded and evolved throughout the 1930s to become part of the British establishment.


David Hendy is the author of The BBC: A People’s History (Profile Books, 2022)

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