Second World War Posters

Mass Communications Academic, @MMUBS. British Home Front Propaganda posters as researched for a PhD completed 2004. In 1997, unwittingly wrote the first history of the Keep Calm and Carry On poster, which she now follows with interest.

[WRITER] The book ARRIVES! #KeepCalmandCarryOn

It's a thrill that never really gets less exciting! You know you've written the text, seen various edits and temporary layouts, but to actually hold THE BOOK in your hands is very exciting - and my 'complimentary copy' arrived from the Imperial War Museum today! I'm tired, my body is fighting the infections, but the book is HERE! You can buy from the Imperial War Museum or Amazon, or all the usual outlets officially from 26th October…

[MEDIA] Keep Calm and Carry On: The Wartime slogan that became a motto for our times in @Daily_Express

So, we're at a full circle. In 2009, I was quoted in the Daily Express (drawing from my PhD thesis) about Keep Calm and Carry On, which only a couple of days before a friend had alerted me was making waves. I thought this was highly amusing, as the poster had not been used in the Second World War, although the other two posters in the series had, and I'd written about them extensively in…

[MEDIA] Discussing #KeepCalm and Carry On with @JonHarle1 on @BBCNewcastle

Featured on Today's North East, I discuss my new book (with the Imperial War Museum), and the story of the Keep Calm and Carry On poster. Clip one features a short extract plus a conversation the station had with Stuart Manley from Barter Books. Clip two features my interview - extracted from this programme: If you can not see this chirbit, listen to it here https://chirb.it/6y7pzy Check this out on Chirbit If you can not see…

[MEDIA] Discussing #KeepCalm with @BBCWM, @BBC_Cumbria and @JamesHazell

You may recognise some of the information in radio interviews from my blog post from yesterday, and from the MMU press release, but finally, later this month, my book Keep Calm and Carry On: The Truth About the Poster, is published by the Imperial War Musuem. Here's three live radio interviews I did this morning (just waiting for BBC Radio Newcastle to air): If you can not see this chirbit, listen to it here https://chirb.it/aDs2FF Check…