RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoRamsey 220, ff.69-131
TitleBroadcasting: Television: miscellaneous
Date1972
DescriptionPapers relating to broadcasting, including: presscuttings about religious programmes on television (ff.69-71); critical letter from a member of the public about "How Can You Be So Sure?" and discussion between Hugh Whitworth, Michael Saward and John Lang, BBC Head of Religious Broadcasting, of its presentation of Christian belief (ff.72-77); reactions of Mary Whitehouse and other members of the National Viewers' and Listeners' Association to TV programmes including, controversial comments on the Virgin Birth in "Till Death Us Do Part"(ff.78-89); critical comments on 'progressive' or 'radical' speakers on "Thought for the Day, with copies of scripts by Professor William Barclay and Lord Soper (ff.90-114); criticism from Canon Charles Smyth about a radio history of religious broadcasting with comments from Geoffrey Tiarks, Hugh Whitworth and John Lang, and response (ff.115,117-120, 122-123, 125-126); letter from the Rev'd H. W. Johnson about bad language and blasphemy, with response from Hugh Whitworth (ff. 116, 124); information on the Christmas edition of "Till Death Us Do Part" (f.121), critical letter and discussion (ff.127-131).

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GB/109/12638Saward; Michael John (1932-2015); priest; Radio and TV Officer, Church Information Office1932-2015
GB/109/6713Lang; John Harley (1927-2012); Dean of Lichfield1927-2012
GB/109/12639Barclay; William (1907-1978); Professor of Divinity and Biblical Criticism, University of Glasgow1907-1978
DS/UK/6246Soper; Donald Oliver (1903-1998); Baron Soper; Methodist minister1903-1998
GB/109/7016Smyth; Charles Hugh Egerton (1903-1987); Ecclesiastical Historian1903-1987
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GB/109/12640National Viewers' and Listeners' Association; 1965-20011965-2001
GB/109/11104Whitehouse; Mary (1910-2001); campaigner, National Viewers' and Listeners' Association1910-2001
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