Tag Archives: Media history

Historians reflect on the UK public’s obsession with the Nazis

In any average week on the British cable and satellite TV channels, if a viewer is looking for war films with Nazi themes or documentaries on every aspect of the Third Reich, they will not be disappointed. Some of this … Continue reading

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In Praise of Python: the impact of a comedy classic on the 1970s

And now for something completely different. I am a major fan of Monty Python’s Flying Circus – I always have been, and always will be. In fact, I tend to lose any objectivity as a historian when it comes to … Continue reading

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