Author: Sarah-Jane Stratford
Genre: Historical Fiction
Rights: UK & Comm ex Can
Pub. Date: 1st July 2016
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1926, the BBC. The nation listens. A woman finds her voice.
London, 1926. Maisie Musgrave is thrilled to land a job at the fledgling British Broadcasting Corporation whose new and electrifying radio network is captivating the nation. Famous writers, scientists, politicians – the BBC is broadcasting them all, but behind the scenes Maisie is drawn into a battle of wills being fought by her two bosses. John Reith, the formidable Director-General and Hilda Matheson, the extraordinary Director of Talks Programming, envisage very different futures for radio. And when Maisie unearths a shocking conspiracy, she and Hilda join forces to make their voices heard both on and off the air.
'By turns funny and fascinating, Radio Girls is a triumph'Allison Amend, author of Enchanted Islands
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