The process for appointing a new BBC Trust Chair begins today, Culture Secretary Sajid Javid has announced.
Down But Not Out
The Incredible Story of Second World War Airman
Maurice ‘Moggy’ Mayne
Maurice Mayne with Mark Ryan
To be published 1st May 2014, £17.99 Hardback
A rare insight into one airman’s incredible story of resilience, daring and love
The airman of the Second World War faced death on a daily basis when they undertook suicide missions to bomb German targets. Being shot down usually meant either a swift death or a long, painful and uncertain stay in a German POW camp.
Hitler’s Most Successful Spy
Published July at £14.99
‘What is morally wrong can never be advantageous, even when it enables you to make some gain that you believe to be to your advantage. The mere act of believing that some wrongful course of action constitutes an advantage is pernicious’
50 Years of the Red Arrows
Peter R. March
Published June, ISBN 978-0-7509-5634-5
Paperback Original, £14.99
For five decades the RAF’s Red Arrows have amazed and entertained millions of people right around the world with their breath-taking formation aerobatic displays. This is their story, 50 years on…
Unearthing part of Egypt’s history and offering an insight in to one of the most fascinating rituals known, the British Museum is opening a ground-breaking interactive exhibition, ‘Ancient Lives, New Discoveries’. Running from 22 May to 30 November, 2014, the exhibition showcases recent research on one of the most-popular areas of the museum’s collection – ancient Egyptian and Sudanese ‘mummies’.
London Transport Museum is running several events to provide wider access to the Museum and its collection for visitors with special needs. Three events will be held throughout the year with tours of the Museum’s Depot at Acton in West London, the Museum’s new major exhibition Goodbye Piccadilly – from Home Front to Western Front, and a virtual tour of Aldwych, a disused underground station.