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Items removed from 1993 diary, bulk: Bulk, 1993, 1992-1993

MS. 12864/53
Held in our offsite storage facility

  • Request
Press cuttings and correspondence on subjects including: Mary Whitehouse; the breakdown of the marriage of Prince Charles and Princess Diana; sex and violence on television and in film; The Dave Allen Show; James Kirkup; ITV programme The Trouble with the Sixties; ITV documentary Murder in Mind featuring interview with Dennis [Nilsen]; murder of James Bulger; Casualty; the Broadcasting Standards Council; pornography and satellite television; sex education; Magnus Magnusson; BBC adaptation of Lady Chatterley's Lover; David Frost; Lady Howe [Elspeth Howe]; film Mad Dog and Glory; television programme The Mary Whitehouse Experience; Mick Jagger; the nuclear family; BBC 2's night of television programmes celebrating the 1960s; Dennis Potter; obscenity laws; Mary Whitehouse's retirement plans; pornography; book Quite Contrary by Mary Whitehouse; television programme The Buddha of Suburbia; the BBC.

Correspondents include Harry Roche, Max Hastings, Bill Deedes, John Smyth, George Carey, John Major, John Birt, Robert Runcie and Marmaduke Hussey, among others.

Also includes: front page of diary 1993; typescript note, possibly transcript of a discussion between Steve Stevens and Colin Dye, dated 1992; press release regarding the annual convention of the National Viewers' and Listeners' Association; press release regarding comments about Mary Whitehouse made on Frost on Sunday; note with diary entry for 26 November, regarding the publication of Quite Contrary by Mary Whitehouse.


  • Creation: Majority of material found in Bulk, 1993
  • Creation: 1992-1993


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access

Some material (one letter) is closed.


MS. 12864/53

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom