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Matthew Sweet presents Night Waves and Freethinking on BBC Radio 3, and is the summer presenter of The Film Programme on Radio Four. He is the author of Inventing the Victorians and Shepperton Babylon, which he adapted as a film for BBC Four. His TV programmes include Silent Britain, A Brief History of Fun, The Age of Excess, Truly, Madly, Cheaply and The Rules of Film Noir.

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The West End Front : The Wartime Secrets of London's Grand Hotels by Matthew Sweet
The West End Front : The Wartime Secrets of London's Grand Hotels
Matthew Sweet
Once walking down the Strand I looked through the peephole to a building site and there in the uncovered foundations was the entrance to an underground WWII shelter, I guessed it must lead to The Savoy, a small tantalising glimpse...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2012
The West End Front The Wartime Secrets of London's Grand Hotels by Matthew Sweet
The West End Front The Wartime Secrets of London's Grand Hotels
Matthew Sweet
Sue Baker's view... The ideal book for your Christmas holiday reading, a gossipy and revealing history with Matthew Sweet probing into many hidden secret affairs, plots and assignations. What I particularly liked about his previous book on the British...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970

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