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The Churchill Society
London.

The truth is incontrovertible.
Panic may resent it,
ignorance may deride it,
malice may distort it,
but there it is.

Winston Churchill

HOUSE OF COMMONS

May 17th 1916.

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Current Correspondence.

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THE CHURCHILL SOCIETY
London.

30/4/04

The Chairman
The BBC.
Portland Place
London.
W.1.

Dear Sir

We quote from The Daily Telegraph last week.

Where is the BBC's Churchill tribute?

Back in 2002, you may recall, the BBC commissioned a telephone poll of viewers to find the greatest Briton of all time. In the Great Britons series that followed, Sir Winston Churchill beat Isambard Kingdom Brunel, emerging victorious after his cause was championed by the former Cabinet minister Mo Mowlam.

The Beeb made a six-figure profit from the premium-rate phone lines used for the vote, and announced at the time that it would be spent on "a memorial to the greatest Briton", expected to be a painting or statue. Shortly after, a panel - including BBC bigwigs and art critic Richard Cork - was given the job of selecting a winning idea from proposals submitted by five artists. Strangely, however, little has been heard about the venture since.

At the beginning of this year, it was reported that the plans for the memorial would be unveiled in February. But nothing has materialised. Eager to discover why the wartime leader has yet to be accorded the tribute promised almost a year and a half ago (and already paid for with viewers' money), Spy called the BBC yesterday.

"Things have moved on," said a spokesman, "but we're not in a position to release any details." As to why it is taking so long, he added: "We want to get it right. We hope to make an announcement shortly."

Upon the instructions of the Committee I am enclosing some papers and a CD of THE CHURCHILL MUSIC asking that you will consider Rutherlyn's music as a very worthy tribute to Churchill.

Sincerely

Judith O'Hanlon (Mrs)

Secretary.

A follow up letter asking for a reply has also been ignored.
This is a common experience by everyone who writes to the BBC.

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July 31st 2004

The BBC displays its

" memorial to the greatest Briton"

Sir Winston Churchill.

 

Todler's building blocks in 'honour of Churchill' !

 

The editor of this page, when a toddler, had a set of these building blocks.

The BBC refuses to say how much money this programme made; or how much the above cost to make:
how the
'artist' was selected, and why he had to 'computer create' his 'ideas'
when such toys are commonplace and also used by psychiatrists in testing backward children's mental abilities.

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THE CHURCHILL SOCIETY
London.

 

Thursday, February 12, 2004

Libby Purvis
'Midweek'
Radio 4
c/o Broadcasting House
London
W1

Dear Libby Purvis

I enclose a CD of THE CHURCHILL MUSIC and some reviews that might interest to you for your Midweek programme.

Yours sincerely.

Pamela Timms (Mrs).

Chairman

 

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THE CHURCHILL SOCIETY
London.

Friday, April 23, 2004

The Producer
'Midweek"
Radio 4
c/o Broadcasting House
London
W1

Dear Sir or Madam

THE CHURCHILL MUSIC

On February 12th 2004 the secretary sent to Libby Purvis and your Midweek programme producer, CDs of Radio Prague and Czeske TV's gala performance of THE CHURCHILL MUSIC, performed by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra under Vladmir Valek , complete with reviews that we thought might interest her and you for your Midweek programme.

We are surprised that to date we have had not even had an acknowledgement and the committee have asked me to write and enquire why.

Yours sincerely.

Pamela Timms (Mrs).

Acting Chairman.

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There has been no reply to either of these letters.
The discourtesy of the staff at the BBC simply beggars belief.

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Correspondence.

With:-

Lady Churchill.

With:-

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust.

Mr W S Churchill's improper appointment.

With:-

The National Trust.

Re missing items at Chartwell.

With:-

Churchill Archive Centre.

The scandal of the Chartwell Papers.

Re:-

The Royal Courts of Justice Court.

Churchill family v College College Cambridge..

With:-

Freemason's United Grand Lodge of England.

Re CHURCHILL HOUSE London.

With:-

Channel 2 BBC London.

The Greatest Briton

With:-

 

Libby Purvis. Radio 4 'Midweek'.

The Greatest Briton

With:-

Library of Congress USA.

The Churchill Exhibition

From:-..

Professor Charmley.

An Award for Stupidity

To:-

Lord Tebbit.

...'spitting in the face' of  'The Few'

To:-

The Chairman, Councillors, and Members of The National Trust.

Dishonesty at the Chartwell Gift Shop

 

 

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