UCL now has access to The Listener Historical Archive, 1929-1991
By Sarah Gilmore, on 17 August 2018
UCL has purchased permanent access to The Listener Historical Archive, 1929-1991.
The Listener was a weekly publication, established by the BBC in 1929 as the medium for reproducing radio – and later, television – programmes in print. It is the only record and means of accessing the content of many early broadcasts. With major contributors including E. M. Forster, George Orwell and Bertrand Russell, it also provided an important platform for new writers and poets such as W. H. Auden, Sylvia Plath and Philip Larkin.