Living In The Shadow Of World War Two

August 2019

Episode 3 Happy Days

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A look at the entertainment and diversion, including radio and cinema, that played a vital role in maintaining the morale of the population and helped to lighten the darkness of life in wartime
July 2019

Episode 2 Turn That Light Out

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A look at the bombing campaigns waged by both sides, the evacuation of children and organisation of home defence. What was the effect of living through the Blitz, and what forms of shelter were built?

Episode 1 Daily Bread

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A look at how the combatant nations in the Second World War introduced rationing, substitute ingredients and ersatz recipes, and used golf courses and football pitches to increase agricultural output