Radio Girls

Radio Girls

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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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 32mm | 310g
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0749020687
  • 9780749020682
  • 115,782

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`A bright, appealing novel about the early days of the BBC and the women behind its brilliant programming. The novel is so energetic and fresh . . . An intoxicating look inside a world of innovative new media'
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About Sarah-Jane Stratford

Sarah-Jane Stratford grew up in Los Angeles with a deep love of theatre and literature. After earning a bachelor's degree in history at UC Santa Cruz, she then obtained a master's degree in medieval history at the University of York in England.
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