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The Reunion

  • Season 21
  • 5 episodes
  • Documentary
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Episode 2: The Sun Newspaper

Summary

Sue MacGregor reunites five journalists who worked at the Sun newspaper during the 1980s, including news editor Tom Petrie, industrial reporter Charles Rae and Bizarre celebrity column launcher John Blake. They consider how the publication revolutionised the news platform and changed Britain for ever under the leadership of proprietor Rupert Murdoch, whose combination of sex, sport and contests shocked people in his native Australia.

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Credits

Cast

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PresenterSue MacGregor
ContributorTom Petrie
ContributorJohn Blake
ContributorCharles Rae

Crew

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ProducerEmily Williams
Series producerDavid Prest

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  • Episode 2

    The Sun Newspaper

    Summary

    Sue MacGregor reunites five journalists who worked at the Sun newspaper during the 1980s, including news editor Tom Petrie, industrial reporter Charles Rae and Bizarre celebrity column launcher John Blake. They consider how the publication revolutionised the news platform and changed Britain for ever under the leadership of proprietor Rupert Murdoch, whose combination of sex, sport and contests shocked people in his native Australia.

    How to listen

    Loading

    Streaming

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    PresenterSue MacGregor
    ContributorTom Petrie
    ContributorJohn Blake
    ContributorCharles Rae

    Crew

    rolename
    ProducerEmily Williams
    Series producerDavid Prest
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