the bbc, david hendry

David Hendy | The BBC at 100

Recorded: Sun 24 Apr 2022

Duration: 1 hour

David Hendy | The BBC at 100

Spring Festival 2022

Beloved, trusted and respected across the world, the BBC is one of Britain’s most treasured institutions; a constant presence in our homes and lives. On its 100th birthday, the funding mechanism which has allowed the BBC to flourish as an independent institution is being threatened by government proposals to abolish the licence fee. Join award-winning author David Hendy in conversation with Mary Hockaday, controller of BBC World Service English, as they reflect on the history of a corporation which has come to define modern Britain, as well as modern broadcasting world-wide. 

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