Monthly Archives: November 2013

Strange Days part 3.

This post is an attempt at a real time live review of the third part of Dominic Sandbrook’s Strange Days: Cold War Britain – Two Tribes (BBC2, 2013).  [This post has now been superseded by a full review here] The … Continue reading

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Consumers against Communism

This post is a review of the second part of Dominic Sandbrook’s Strange Days: Cold War Britain (BBC2, 2013). This second part of Strange Days is entitled The Looking Glass War after the John Le Carré novel where the name … Continue reading

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Strange Days Part 2: The Beatles Win the Cold War.

  There was a bit of the benefit of the doubt in my partial review of the first part of Dominic’s Strange Days.  It promised that this series would have a look at the cultural impact to the Cold War.  … Continue reading

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The Enemy Within?

Hewlett Johnson with Gandhi outside the Deanery, 1931. Review of Dominic Sandbrook’s Strange Days: Cold War Britain. 1: Red Dawn. First broadcast on BBC2, 12th November, 2013. In this, the first section of this review, I will look at the … Continue reading

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Strange Days: Cold War Britain

I have noticed that there has been very heavy traffic through this site in the last two days, which I now realise is connected to Dominic’s new series on Britain and the Cold War Strange Days (BBC2, 9pm Tuesday).  I … Continue reading

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