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The BBC at 100: audio adventures in the 1920s

In our new series marking the centenary of the BBC, David Hendy looks back at the innovation and idealism that marked its first decade

Published: January 28, 2022 at 12:34 pm
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In the first episode of our new monthly series marking the centenary of the BBC, media historian David Hendy speaks to Matt Elton about the institution’s founding in the 1920s – a decade of innovation and ingenuity.


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

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Matt EltonDeputy Editor, BBC History Magazine

Matt Elton is BBC History Magazine’s Deputy Editor. He has worked at the magazine since 2012 and has more than a decade’s experience working across a range of history brands.


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