1930s BBC Talks – Ep.29

Known more for her relationship with Vita Sackville-West, Hilda Matheson’s life was more intriguing than that. We’re starting off the year with the original BBC Director of Talks, an MI5 intelligence agent, and one time political secretary to the first woman in British Parliament.

Sources (Used/Consulted/Read Along the Way)

Stoker: The Life of Hilda Matheson, OBE, 1888-1940 by Michael Carney

Behind the Mask: The Life of Vita Sackville-West by Matthew Dennison

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