Our Place in The First World War

Lead Research Organisation: Liverpool John Moores University
Department Name: Sch of Humanities and Social Science


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Description We gained a great deal of knowledge about the creation of radio documentary programmes.
Exploitation Route The project was jointly run by AHRC and BBC and a report by them was produced.
Sectors Education,Culture, Heritage, Museums and Collections

URL http://beyondthetrenches.co.uk/riots-music-halls-and-spiritualists-world-war-one-in-the-north-west/
Description Some of the material was used on the LJMU website Merseyside at War, 1914-1918
First Year Of Impact 2014
Sector Digital/Communication/Information Technologies (including Software)
Impact Types Societal

Description BBC 
Organisation British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Department BBC North
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Myself and c-co investigator Dr.Mike Benbough-Jackson advised BBC North on its documentary radio output for the local radio network programmes on WW1 at Home. We provided research input, suggested contributors, commented on scripts, checked facts and were asked to review programmes before broadcast.
Collaborator Contribution The BBC were in charge of the production of the programmes
Impact There were reports by the AHRC (but they will have submitted these).
Start Year 2013
Description BBC WW1 Road Shows 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Dr. Mike Benbough-Jackson participated in BBC WW1 Road Shows in Blackpool, Liverpool and Manchester. These were part of a nation wide tour organised by the BBC. They were attended by over 100,000 people.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013,2014