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Radio Girls

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Author Sarah-Jane Stratford
Publication 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.

 

 

What The Critics Said

‘A well written, engaging read … I recommend it as a book to enjoy while soaking up some of the history of both the BBC and life for a woman in 1920s London.’

Northern Reader

'By turns funny and fascinating, Radio Girls is a triumph'

Allison Amend, author of Enchanted Islands

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