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320 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780192898524

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This is the BBC

Entertaining the Nation, Speaking for Britain, 1922-2022

Simon J. Potter

  • A history of the BBC for the centenary of the corporation
  • Examines the social and cultural history of Britain as seen through the lens of the BBC and their communications, both within the UK and to the wider world
  • Tells the stories of key individuals, performers, and programmes throughout the century
  • Offers analysis of the Corporation's engagement with changing ideas about culture and society in Britain, including issues of class, gender, and race