Listeners' letters, compassing a wide range of response to the programmes, from encouragement to outrage. Many contain personal anecdotes; some include an autograph summary reply by Priestland.
BBC Radio, Priestland's Progress
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Administrative / Biographical History
In December 1981, BBC Radio 4 broadcast a series of 13 controversial programmes by its Religious Affairs Correspondent, Gerald Priestland, under the title Priestland's Progress. They generated a large correspondent from listeners.
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Donated by the Head of Religious Programmes, British Broadcasting Corporation, in November 1982, to the Mass-Observation Archive Trust which has deposited the collection with the University of Sussex.
Prepared by John Farrant, September 2002.
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