The Great War Debate

Students from around Cambridge came to listen to a lively discussion around security, liberty and censorship during the First World War, looking at how the war impacted on the everyday lives of British people. Offering their expertise were Prof Alexander Watson, Prof Stephen Badsey and Dr Matt Leonard, alongside BBC Newsnight’s Mark Urban. The debate was recorded at Churchill College, University of Cambridge in February 2017.


June 2015 – Canadian Broadcasting Company documentary (untitled) filmed in the Goodman subway beneath Vimy Ridge, France.

May 2014 – The One Show, BBC 1 – Underground at Copse tunnel system, Loos, France.

November 2014 – War Junk WW1 focusing on the Goodman Subway, Vimy Ridge, France.

September 2013 – Television Documentary (War Junk) focusing on a German tunnel beneath Beaumont Hamel, the Somme, France.

May 2013 – Television documentary (Globe trekker Western Front Special) on the Butte de Vauquois, France. Globe Trekker: Western Front SpecialShortcode


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