Last update: 2013-05-31

David Bramwell

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2013-05-31 :: BPMA
David Bramwell looks at the history of postal mischief and its key players, including Victorian prankster Reginald Bray and musician Genesis P.Orridge.

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Oliver Carter-Wakefield

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2013-04-19 :: BPMA
Oliver Carter-Wakefield explores disease and occupational illness amongst Post Office staff during the latter half of the 19th Century

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Chris West

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2013-03-28 :: BPMA
Chris West explores British history as illustrated by some of our most expressive, quirky, beautiful and baffling stamps.

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Anna Flood

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2012-12-17 :: BPMA
BPMA Archivist Anna Flood discusses the earliest Christmas cards, the cards that followed, and the reasons for sending them.

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David Hay

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2012-12-17 :: BPMA
David Hay, Head of Heritage at BT Group Plc, explores the radical change in Post Office telephone marketing strategy in the 1930s

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Martin Devereux

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2012-08-22 :: BPMA
The history of the General Post Office Photograph Unit/Public Relations Department and the collection of photos now in the Royal Mail Archive.

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David Rooney

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2012-07-25 :: BPMA
An intriguing collection which includes teabags dropped over Holland during wartime and the first airmail stamp

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Julian Stray

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2012-06-29 :: BPMA
In the centenary year of the sinking of RMS Titanic Julian Stray tell the stories of a handful of mail ships which paid the ultimate price.

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Michael Sefi

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2012-04-04 :: BPMA
The Keeper of the Royal Philatelic Collection, Michael Sefi, introduces and discusses aspects of one of the world's greatest collections of stamps. (Mr Sefi appears by permission Buckingham Palace)

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Julian Stray

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2012-02-20 :: BPMA
The long and often strained association between the Post Office and the rail companies.

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Guy Atkins

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2011-09-28 :: BPMA
Exploring the design innovation in messages written on Edwardian postcards.

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Vyki Sparkes

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2011-08-31 :: BPMA
Revealing the real stories of postal workers and buildings that were affected by the Blitz.

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2011-08-31 :: podcast@postalheritage.org.uk (The British Postal Museum & Archive)
Recordings of talks in which specialists and experts explore aspects of philately and the British postal service.…


John Tingey

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2011-07-29 :: BPMA
The eccentric habits of W Reginald Bray who enjoyed testing the Post Office Regulations to their limits.

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Tony Benn

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2011-05-27 :: BPMA
National Girobank extended banking services to people on low incomes and revolutionised the transfer of money in Britain. The project was initiated by Tony Benn, during his time as Postmaster General.

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Dr Katherine Rake

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2011-05-27 :: BPMA
In 1909 two suffragettes posted themselves to 10 Downing Street. This talk marks the anniversary of that event and explores the progress made by the equality movement since then.

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Mark Crowley

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2011-05-27 :: BPMA
During the Second World War the Post Office became an integral part of British life and an essential part of the war effort.

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Peter Sutton

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2011-05-27 :: BPMA
At the start of 1914 the General Post Office was one of the largest employers in the world, but the Great War had a significant impact on the service.

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Christine Earle

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2011-05-27 :: BPMA
To mark the 70th Anniversary of the start of World War 2, Christine Earle explores the effect of the conflict on the General Post Office.

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Dr Scott Anthony

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2011-05-27 :: BPMA
An examination of how and why the GPO became a patron of artists, filmmakers and poets, and in the process invented public relations.

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Dr Paul Rennie

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2011-05-27 :: BPMA
Dr Paul Rennie, Head of Context in Graphic Design at Central Saint Martins, London, explores the history and development of poster art and communication at the GPO.

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Paul Eimers

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2011-05-27 :: BPMA
Paul Eimers of Royal Joh Enschedé Security Print shares the story of how stamps from the era of King George V were reproduced using the original method.

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Brian Webb and Peyton Skipwith

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2011-05-27 :: BPMA
Brian Webb and Peyton Skipwith look at how artists and designers such as Bertram Mackennal, Barnett Freedman, Edward Bawden and Eric Ravillious have shaped the GPO's image.

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Ronald Maddox

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2011-05-27 :: BPMA
Ronald Maddox describes the process of designing stamps, and revisits some of the many of the designs and artworks he has completed for Royal Mail and the Post Office over the years.

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Vyki Sparkes

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2011-05-27 :: BPMA
BPMA Assistant Curator Vyki Sparkes chooses her favourite objects from our current Search Room exhibition, Treasures of the Archive.

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Douglas Muir

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2011-05-27 :: BPMA
BPMA Curator of Philately Douglas Muir looks at the work of sculptor Bertram Mackennal, who was a prolific designer of postage stamps, medals and coinage during King George V's reign.

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Matthew Glencross

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2011-05-27 :: BPMA
An examination of the life of Britain's first contemporary monarch, George V.

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Professor Brian Goodey

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2011-05-27 :: BPMA
Professor Brian Goodey reviews the buildings chosen for British stamp issues (and non-issues), and discusses the picture of British architecture that they generate.

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About this podcast:

The British Postal Museum and Archive Podcast

Recordings of talks in which specialists and experts explore aspects of philately and the British postal service.

The British Postal Museum and Archive Podcast