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Hilda Matheson

Hilda Matheson

born June 7th, 1888, died October 30th, 1940.

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Published by The Hogarth Press in Letchworth, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Matheson, Hilda, -- 1888-1940 -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    GenreBiography
    ContributionsMatheson, Hilda, 1888-1940, Sackville-West, V. 1892-1962
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT788 M3H5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination77 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages77
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14288712M

      The best part was learning about Hilda Matheson, John Reith, and the early days of the BBC. Following Maisie on her evolution from mousy "invisible girl" to confident, curious, powerful, self-contained woman was a pleasure. I loved the friendships and mentorships between the women in the story. This book totally passes the Bechdel Test, but Reviews: Hilda Matheson was a fascinating woman who I’d never heard of before. She was a lesbian who had relationships with several high society women in England. A book on her alone would have been fascinating. There is spying, burgeoning feminism, the evolution .

    Find Hilda Watson's memorial at You can leave condolences in the Guest Book, buy sympathy flowers, and pay your respects. She is also caught up in a growing conflict between her two bosses, John Reith, the formidable Director-General of the BBC, and Hilda Matheson, the extraordinary director of the hugely popular Talks programming, who each have very different visions of what radio should be. Under Hilda’s tutelage, Maisie discovers her talent, passion, and.

    Ostensibly about Maisie, this book is truly about Hilda Matheson, the first Director of Talks, a fascinating and remarkable character, who was a MI5 agent during World War One and responsible for the BBC becoming such a stalwart of information for the masses. She is also caught up in a growing conflict between her two bosses, John Reith, the formidable Director-General of the BBC, and Hilda Matheson, the extraordinary director of the hugely popular Talks programming, who each have very different visions of what radio should be. Under Hilda's tutelage, Maisie discovers her talent, passion, and ambition.


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Hilda Matheson is the author of Broadcasting ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review, published )/5. Hilda Matheson book The Life of Hilda Matheson, OBE, Hardcover – January 1, by Michael Carney (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover, Import "Please retry" — Author: Michael Carney. Hilda was a charismatic British woman who is best known for her work with the then-brand new British Broadcasting Company (BBC). As the Director of Talks, she developed the BBC’s first news section and increased radio’s style and prestige.

Matheson was born in Like many women, Matheson’s employment prospects rose with the start of WWI. Hilda Matheson, her boss, helps Maisie find her talent, passion, and ambition. The two women also find themselves caught up in a conspiracy —. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.

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Matheson was a builder of systems and a specialist of details when it came to everything broadcasting related.

Harold Nicolson’s diary entry of 11 April planned a novel that would contain a government minister “of the type of Hilda Matheson”. In the resulting book, Public Faces, he. InHilda Matheson famously fell out with Reith, largely over "dumbing down", and she resigned.

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The BBC's own website has a very short and archived timeline of Matheson where they say that "Hilda Matheson was head-hunted by the BBC in ," and that "as the BBC's first Director of Talks. Praise. Praise for Radio Girls “If the early days of the BBC sound like a recipe for hitting the snooze button, think again.

Sarah-Jane Stratford’s crackerjack historical novel Radio Girls smartly tunes in to the beginnings of Britain’s broadcasting Girls is a hit.”— “Sarah-Jane Stratford’s Radio Girls is an achievement of historical fiction so. Hilda was the first to realise that there is a specific art to talking on the radio and transformed the broadcasting of the spoken word, and in doing so hugely raised the profile of the BBC and was the first woman to write a book on broadcasting.

In effect, it was Hilda Matheson who founded BBC radio journalism and was responsible for laying. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available Stoker: The Life of Hilda Matheson OBE, Michael Carney.

Michael Carney, - pages. 0 Reviews. What people are saying - Write a review. Radio Girls, Sarah-Jane Stratford's novel based on the years Hilda Matheson spent at the BBC, is a very engaging book.

I must admit to never having heard of Ms. Matheson before reading it, but Stratford's story is a good one and from what I can tell her "fictional" Matheson /5(5). She is also caught up in a growing conflict between her two bosses, John Reith, the formidable Director-General of the BBC, and Hilda Matheson, the extraordinary director of the hugely popular Talks programming, who each have very different visions of what radio should be.

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Subjects: Reith, John Charles Walsham Reith, -- Baron, -- -- Fiction. Matheson, Hilda, -- -- Fiction. British Broadcasting Corporation -- Fiction. View all. Sarah Jane Stratford's charming and compelling novel, Radio Girls, tells the story of journalist and MI5 spy Hilda Matheson's launch of talk radio at the BBC.

She hosts radical thinkers and literary celebrities such as Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woolf just. Ostensibly about Maisie, this book is truly about Hilda Matheson, the first Director of Talks, a fascinating and remarkable character, who was a MI5 agent during World War One and responsible for the BBC becoming such a stalwart of information for the masses.

Matheson isalso the focus of Fred Hunter, ‘Hilda Matheson and the BBC, ’ in Sybil Oldfield,ed. () This Working Day World: Women’s Lives and Cultures in Britain (London: Taylor& Francis) pp.

and Charlotte Higgins () This New Noise: The ExtraordinaryBirth and Troubled Life of the BBC (London: Guardian Books) pp. His foil is Hilda Matheson, Director of The Talks Department, who believes radio is the great democratizer.

For the price of a license, the radio can bring knowledge and inspiration into every household. Having been hired on with the blessing of Lady Astor, of whom she was her political secretary, Hilda’s connections in politics, the arts and.Radio Girls Sarah-Jane Stratford.

NAL June On Sale: J Featuring: Hilda Matheson; Maisie Musgrave; John Reith pages ISBN: EAN: Kindle: BNTIXNS Trade Size / e-Book.Hilda Matheson - Biography.

Hilda Matheson, was a pioneering radio talks producer at the BBC and served as the first Director of Talks. After her resignation from the BBC inshe published a book about the development of broadcasting. Though officially the secretary, Matheson served as an executive manager for The African Survey after.