Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park is the historic site of secret British codebreaking activities during WWII. It is the birthplace of modern computing. Winston Churchill described the Codebreakers as "The geese who laid the golden egg but never cackled." Here you wil...Show More
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E90 – Overlord

54:19 | Jun 5th

June 2019    75 years ago today, more than 150,000 allied troops were boarding planes, gliders and landing craft as they prepared to invade Fortress Europe in Operation Overlord, the Normandy Invasion. Meanwhile, 200 miles away in the Buckinghamshire...Show More
E89 - Bletchley Park and D-Day

23:57 | May 23rd

May 2019     With the opening of D-Day: Interception, Intelligence, Invasion, the key role that Bletchley Park played in the success of the Normandy campaign is finally being told. Now, a new book written by our very own research historian, Dr David ...Show More
E88 - The Tide of Victory

58:03 | May 9th

May 2019  It Happened Here this month takes us to a Britain who’s south coast in May 1944 resembled one huge army camp as over 2 million men waited for D-Day. In the Buckinghamshire countryside the staff at GC&CS carried on feeding detailed and cruci...Show More
E87 - D-Day: Interception, Intelligence, Invasion

55:36 | Apr 15th

April 2019  In this month’s episode we take you to the preview opening of a major new exhibition, D-Day: Interception, Intelligence, Invasion.  For 18 months prior to the launch of Overlord the staff at GC&CS produced intelligence that was integral t...Show More
E86 - From Cassino to Kohima

58:25 | Mar 10th

March 2019 In this It Happened Here episode we go back to the spring of 1944 when much of Europe, and indeed the world held its breath awaiting the ‘Second Front’ in Europe. This would be realised in June when Operation OVERLORD; the D-Day landing...Show More
E85 - Drama at Bletchley Park

52:41 | Feb 10th

February 2019 This month we leave the code breaking behind and focus on what became an important part of the Off-Duty time for many of the staff at GC&CS during World War 2. Working long shifts and being far from the bright lights of London and...Show More
E84 - Second Front Now

53:03 | Jan 10th

January 2019  1943 had been a year of Turning Points in World War 2, but 75 years ago few people could have known for certain the monumental events that would unfold in 1944.  In this It Happened Here episode we take stock and look at the year ahead....Show More
E83 - Bletchley Park & Beyond Part 2

59:15 | Dec 19th, 2018

December 2018 In this second of our two episodes this month we bring you two more interviews from our Oral History Archive. Our Oral History Officer Jonathan Byrne and his team have collected over 450 interviews in the last 7 years with our Vet...Show More
E82 - Bletchley Park & Beyond Part 1

59:51 | Dec 10th, 2018

December 2018 In the first of two episodes this month we bring you three interviews of Veterans and local people from our Oral History Archive. Our Oral History Officer Jonathan Byrne and his team have collected over 450 interviews in the last ...Show More
E81 - Inside GCHQ

31:20 | Nov 23rd, 2018

November 2018 In this exclusive additional episode, podcast producer Mark Cotton was given special permission to record inside the normally top secret walls of GCHQ in Cheltenham. There he met GCHQ’s Departmental Historian Tony Comer to talk ab...Show More
E80 – Eastcote From GC&CS to GCHQ

53:11 | Nov 10th, 2018

November 2018 In this month’s ‘It Happened Here’ we are marking 75 years since the establishment of the Eastcote Outstation, the site at which Bombe machines were operated from the autumn of 1943\. By 1945 over 100 machines were at Eastcote along ...Show More
E79 - Over Here & Over There

55:21 | Oct 9th, 2018

October 2018 In this It Happened Here episode we are going back to the autumn of 1943 and the invasion of Italy. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill saw it as strike at the Germans via the “soft underbelly of Europe”, while our American allie...Show More
E78 - Veterans’ Reunion 2018 Part 2

52:25 | Sep 23rd, 2018

September 2018 During World War Two more than 10,000 people worked for GC&CS either at Bletchley Park, it’s Outstations or connected branches both Civilian and Military. This gives us a wealth of different stories to be able to tell and in this se...Show More
E77 - Veterans’ Reunion 2018 Part 1

48:13 | Sep 9th, 2018

September 2018 Every year, close to the anniversary of GC&CS staff first arriving at Bletchley Park in 1939 we invite our Veterans and their families back to celebrate their vital war work. It’s our favourite day of the year at the Museum and it a...Show More
E76 - Captain Ridley’s Shooting Party

50:00 | Aug 26th, 2018

August 2018 This is the second of two episodes this month. In this It Happened Here episode we’ll be taking you further back than our normal 75 years, this time to September 1938. Twenty years after The Great War, the clouds of conflict were once ...Show More
E75 - Countdown to D-Day

25:25 | Aug 9th, 2018

August 2018 This is the first of two episodes this month. In August 1943 at the Quebec Conference the Allies began the initial discussions for what would ultimate become Operation Overlord, the invasion of France in 1944\. So it seems fitting t...Show More
E74 - Sound and Vision

58:19 | Jul 9th, 2018

July 2018 This month we swing a shoe, meet the artist exploring the layers and fragmentation of the Bletchley Park story and hear from a Foreign Office clerk who thought she was going to be a spy. Hear what happened when Bletchley Park played h...Show More
E73 - Bond at Bletchley Park

54:39 | Jun 9th, 2018

June 2018 This month it’s all about 007\. Bletchley Park has opened a new exhibition in historic Hut 12, featuring memos, letters and personal photographs of Ian Fleming, a fantastic collection of Bond novels through the decades and original, specia...Show More
E72 - Fishing Season

57:29 | May 9th, 2018

May 2018 The Bletchley Park story is about more than Enigma. A different kind of traffic was also coming over the airwaves, being intercepted and mined for crucial intelligence. But it was generated by an even more fiendishly complex system than E...Show More
E71 - The Bombe Breakthrough

58:55 | Apr 9th, 2018

April 2018 A brand new exhibition telling the story of the Bombe machines has opened in Hut 11a, where they were housed during World War Two. Hundreds of Bombe machines were made and operated at both Bletchley Park and its outstations. This exh...Show More
E70 - Secrets Revealed

53:11 | Mar 10th, 2018

March 2018 From the attempt to assassinate Hitler in July 1944, to orders to shoot dead any German soldier seen fleeing Riga as a cowardly traitor, the Hut 3 Headlines tell a story of World War Two in tiny snippet form. They were succinct summaries ...Show More
E69 - From Cooks to Codebreakers

57:36 | Feb 12th, 2018

February 2018 Is Bletchley Park about codes, machines or people? Of those, the most fascinating stories come from the people who did this incredible job, and then kept it absolutely secret, for at least another 30 years. Their memories are prec...Show More
E68 - Turning Points

49:29 | Jan 10th, 2018

January 2018 January is a good time to take stock and look at the year ahead. 75 years ago, it was January 1943 and, after a dark and difficult year, things were starting to look up. By this time, Hut 8 had broken back into the naval Enigma codenam...Show More
E67 - In Their Words Part 2

52:37 | Dec 29th, 2017

December 2017 Bletchley Park’s Oral History project has been running for six years, interviewing more than 400 veterans so far. These personal testimonies capture the unique and precious memories of people who worked at Bletchley Park and its outst...Show More
E66 - In Their Words Part 1

55:03 | Dec 13th, 2017

December 2017 Bletchley Park’s Oral History project has been running for six years, interviewing more than 400 veterans so far. These personal testimonies capture the unique and precious memories of people who worked at Bletchley Park and its outst...Show More
E65 - Women at War

59:28 | Nov 16th, 2017

November 2017 This month, it’s all about women. A century ago, the Women’s Royal Naval Service - aka Wrens - were founded. They went on to play a crucial part in the codebreaking effort during World War Two. By November 1917, Britain was thre...Show More
E64 - The End of the Beginning

53:20 | Oct 22nd, 2017

October 2017 75 years ago, one of the most decisive battles of World War Two marked the end of the beginning. El Alamein was of huge strategic importance to both the Allied and Axis forces in North Africa. Rommel and Montgomery’s forces clashed t...Show More
E63 - Veterans' Reunion 2017 Part 2

43:39 | Sep 26th, 2017

September 2017 There were so many memories shared at this year’s Veterans’ Reunion, that we’ve split this month’s episode into two parts. This time, we’ll hear some of the longer conversations, as people who spent part of their youth carrying out...Show More
E62 - Veterans' Reunion 2017 Part 1

51:36 | Sep 12th, 2017

September 2017 More than 110 Veterans returned to Bletchley Park for this year’s reunion - the highest number in recent years. They came back to the headquarters of the Government Code and Cipher School, where they, among thousands of men and wom...Show More
E61 - Our 5th Anniversary

59:24 | Aug 9th, 2017

August 2017 Hear some of the best bits from five packed years of this podcast, primarily from the Veterans themselves, but also a smattering of prestigious visitors down the years, from movie stars to heads of foreign security agencies. The h...Show More
E60 - PQ17 Disaster in the Arctic

43:07 | Jul 9th, 2017

July 2017 What happened when the Admiralty didn’t believe the intelligence coming from Bletchley Park? The answer; huge losses at sea. But this is not to suggest blame - hindsight can be cruel. The Tirpitz was a much-feared German battleship - i...Show More
E59 - Bill Tutte

59:51 | Jun 11th, 2017

June 2017 Bill Tutte played a crucial role in deciphering messages between Hitler and his high command. Yet he remains one of Bletchley Park’s unsung heroes. This little-known genius went straight from studying mathematics at Cambridge to the Gover...Show More
E58 - Highs and Lows

54:05 | May 9th, 2017

May 2017 Highs and lows of the codebreaking operation at Bletchley Park are the subject of this month’s episode. There were a lot of lows, but it’s not all doom and gloom. We know how the war ended but, back then, the threat of invasion still hung ...Show More
E57 - Off Duty

59:35 | Apr 9th, 2017

April 2017 Bletchley Park’s brand new exhibition, Off Duty, High Spirits in Low Times, is now open. It explores what happened outside of the gruelling shifts the thousands of workers did, day and night. Wartime work at the Government Code and Cyp...Show More
E56 - Enter Japan

58:30 | Mar 9th, 2017

March 2017 This month’s It Happened Here story is a truly global one. It’s about what happened when the war was no longer just in Europe. In December 1941, Japan entered World War Two. This meant intelligence gathering and processing became a...Show More
E55 - Unique and Precious Memories

59:34 | Feb 10th, 2017

February 2017 This month we celebrate the unique and precious memories being gathered in Bletchley Park’s Oral History Project. Jean Kotchie was a Royal Navy Wren who worked on the noisy, smelly Bombe machines which helped speed up the daily...Show More
E54 - The Zimmermann Telegram

57:30 | Jan 17th, 2017

January 2017 The Zimmermann Telegram tells the story of how the US became embroiled in World War One. The threat from Germany came home to the United States 100 years ago this month, courtesy of an intercepted telegram sent by the German Foreign ...Show More
E53 - You might have heard of

59:54 | Dec 11th, 2016

December 2016 Fifty years after World War Two, a farewell party was held for Veterans of the Government Code and Cypher School, at the ramshackle site where they had carried out vital intelligence work. It was about to be bulldozed for housing, b...Show More
E52 - Everything but the work

59:31 | Nov 15th, 2016

November 2016 Fun, food and friendships at 1940s Bletchley Park were among the most popular topics of conversation at the party that saved the site. Travel back 25 years for another dip into the memories shared by the Veterans that day in 1991, a...Show More
E51 - The Party that Saved Bletchley Park

59:05 | Oct 18th, 2016

October 2016 The Party that Saved Bletchley Park takes you back 25 years, to the first Veterans’ reunion. On 19 October 1991 Bletchley Park was about to be bulldozed for housing. A group of local historians organised the first - and, they thou...Show More
E50 - Action This Day

54:11 | Sep 11th, 2016

September 2016 Action This Day! In our historic anniversary-based series, It Happened Here, we look at a paper-based act of daring which changed the course of history. Seventy five years ago Winston Churchill visited Bletchley Park, amid the...Show More
E49 - Enigma from the other side

54:56 | Aug 11th, 2016

August 2016 Hear from a German Enigma operator for the first time in the August 2016 episode of the Bletchley Park Podcast, Enigma from the other side. Sharing her unique story as part of Bletchley Park’s Oral History Project, Irmgard Enge, l...Show More
E48 - Pinches and Breaks

58:01 | Jul 13th, 2016

July 2016 Dive into stories of stolen intelligence treasures which helped turn the tide in the Battle of the Atlantic in the July 2016 episode of the Bletchley Park Podcast, Pinches and Breaks. As part of the historic anniversary-based series...Show More
E47 - No Sleep on VE Day

52:07 | Jun 12th, 2016

June 2016 No Sleep on VE Day, a brand new episode of the Bletchley Park Podcast, is out now. Cynthia Humble was an intercept operator in the ATS from 1944 and was stationed at Forest Moor in the Yorkshire countryside. There she listened intently...Show More
E46 - The Bismarck

55:08 | May 10th, 2016

May 2016 This month in the Bletchley Park Podcast’s It Happened Here series, we tell the story of The Bismarck. The iconic German battleship was sunk by the Royal Navy 75 years ago. While this clearly did not happen at Bletchley Park, but in the ...Show More
E45 - Punch Cards, Porridge and a Pittance

46:35 | Apr 11th, 2016

April 2016 This episode of the Bletchley Park Podcast, Punch Cards, Porridge and a Pittance, celebrates five years since Bletchley Park’s Oral History project began in earnest. This rich archive has grown to more than three hundred interviews...Show More
Extra - E49 - Bletchley's Foreign Relations with Tony Comer Part 2

26:50 | Mar 29th, 2016

March 2016 In November 2015, the GCHQ Departmental Historian made a rare public appearance as part of the Bletchley Park Presents lecture series. Tony gave a talk titled International Partnerships - Bletchley's Foreign Relations. In this second p...Show More
Its significance resonates down to today

02:36 | Mar 16th, 2016

March 2016 Dr David A Hatch, NSA Historian, explains the huge historic significance of the letter sent by General Dwight D Eisenhower, the five-star general in the United States Army during World War Two who served as Supreme Commander of the All...Show More
E44 - Bombe Girls

58:51 | Mar 10th, 2016

March 2016 In this month’s brand new episode of the Bletchley Park Podcast, Bombe Girls, meet some of the trailblazing women who were assigned to Special Duties X or posted to HMS Pembroke 5 when they joined the Wrens (Women’s Royal Naval Servic...Show More
Extra - E48 - Bletchley's Foreign Relations with Tony Comer Part 1

29:14 | Mar 3rd, 2016

March 2016 In November 2015, the GCHQ Departmental Historian made a rare public appearance as part of the Bletchley Park Presents lecture series. Tony gave a talk titled International Partnerships - Bletchley's Foreign Relations. In this first pa...Show More
E43 - The Special Relationship

59:42 | Feb 10th, 2016

February 2016 75 years ago, a tentative meeting was held late at night, aided by sherry, in the office of Alastair Denniston, then Head of the Government Code and Cypher School. It was to prove an important turning point in the history of bo...Show More
E42 - It Happened Here

57:21 | Jan 10th, 2016

January 2016 Throughout 2016, the Bletchley Park Podcast will tell stories of the Codebreakers’ successes and agonies - all of which they kept completely secret. This month, it’s not German and it’s not Enigma. With help from Bletchley Park’...Show More
Celebrating family pride

03:31 | Dec 29th, 2015

December 2015 Veterans’ families encouraged to join community and buy a brick Pride burns bright in relatives of the men and women whose secret work at Bletchley Park and its outstations helped shorten World War Two. The Bletchley Park Tr...Show More
The Petard Pinch

03:47 | Dec 17th, 2015

December 2015 A story full of heroism and tragedy is now told at Bletchley Park in a new mini exhibition. The Petard Pinch was the seizure of vital codebooks from a sinking U-Boat in which two young men drowned. But they didn’t die in vain - ...Show More
E41 - Best Ever Year

59:24 | Dec 10th, 2015

December 2015 Bletchley Park has had its best ever year. In the whole of 2014, 196,000 people came to discover the secret world of World War Two codebreaking and this year, with nearly a month still to go, the figure stands at more than 280,000 t...Show More
Extra - E47 - How computers were used against Hitler

41:40 | Dec 4th, 2015

December 2015 Professor Jack Copeland, Director of the Turing Archive for the History of Computing, celebrated another forgotten hero of Bletchley Park, Max Newman, as part of the Bletchley Park Presents lecture series. His August talk ‘How Compu...Show More
Extra - E46 - Last chance to see That is All You Need to Know

10:11 | Nov 24th, 2015

November 2015 Time is running out to see That is All You Need to Know, an original play which shines a light on the Home of the Codebreakers. Created by theatre company, Idle Motion, the work pulls together three different strands of Bletchle...Show More
Did Churchill know Coventry was about to be bombed?

04:35 | Nov 13th, 2015

November 2015 In the throes of war, difficult decisions have to be made. Prime Minister Winston Churchill was fully aware that Bletchley Park was breaking German codes, and even received regular digests of the intelligence gleaned, known as Hut 3...Show More
E40 - The Coventry Myth

59:41 | Nov 10th, 2015

November 2015 Hindsight can be cruel. The conspiracy theory that Churchill allowed Coventry to be bombed beyond recognition, killing hundreds of civilians, in order to protect the Ultra secret - that Bletchley Park was breaking German codes - is a...Show More
When she speaks of Bletchley, a light comes into her eyes

01:18 | Nov 6th, 2015

November 2015 Sarah Harding’s mother remembers Bletchley Park as a happy place. Dorothy Harding, nee Thompson, worked as a Morse slip reader in the Communications Centre from 1943 to the end of the war. Many years later, Sarah directed the h...Show More
Extra - E45 - Anthony and Michael de Grey - Cementing Family Ties

29:11 | Oct 24th, 2015

October 2015 The Bletchley Park Trust is reaching out to Veterans’ families, to create a worldwide community of people with a special link to this unique piece of British history. The Trust is inviting relatives of the Codebreakers to cement thei...Show More
E39 - Forgotten Genius

59:11 | Oct 10th, 2015

October 2015 In Forgotten Genius, the October 2015 episode of the Bletchley Park Podcast, we take you to the opening of a brand new, fascinating exhibition about Gordon Welchman, Bletchley Park’s Architect of Ultra Intelligence. Hear from Welchma...Show More
Last chance to see The Imitation Game, The Exhibition

03:16 | Oct 2nd, 2015

October 2015 You’ve seen the Oscar winning film, now visit the set and get a rare insight into how the story of genius Codebreaker Alan Turing was brought to life. Benedict Cumberbatch said Filming at Bletchley Park was amazing. It was a very imp...Show More
Extra - E44 - Commander Dennistons Granddaughters

19:00 | Sep 30th, 2015

September 2015 On 29 July Bletchley Park’s Royal Patron, HRH The Duke of Kent, officially opened the major new exhibition, The Road to Bletchley Park, telling the story of codebreaking during World War One. Many of those World War One Codebreake...Show More
Rory Cellan-Jones - Loebner Prize Judge

06:40 | Sep 21st, 2015

September 2015 Chatbots have yet to fool the judges of the Loebner Prize into believing they’re human at the Loebner Prize. The 25th annual Artificial Intelligence competition, which puts the Turing test into practice, has ended without any of th...Show More
Bletchley Park Presents Gordon Corera

02:58 | Sep 17th, 2015

September 2015 On 18 October the BBC’s Security Correspondent, Gordon Corera, will give a talk at Bletchley Park about his new book which traces the intertwined history of computing and espionage, Intercept – The Secret History of Computers and S...Show More
E38 - We Meet Again

59:21 | Sep 10th, 2015

September 2015 Nearly ninety Veterans of the Government Code and Cypher School and its many outstations gathered at Bletchley Park on Sunday 6 September, to reminisce and meet old friends and new. After a summer of 70th anniversary commemor...Show More
VJ Day - when it was still a secret

03:34 | Aug 14th, 2015

August 2015 Seventy years ago on the 15th August 1945, small group of young women were quietly at work in Hut 16 at Bletchley Park. They included twins Valerie and Mary Glassborow, who later married brothers and among whose grandchildren was a girl...Show More
E37 - Royal Patron

59:28 | Aug 10th, 2015

August 2015 In this episode we take you to the royal launch of a major new exhibition, which looks at the roots of codebreaking as we know it. The Road to Bletchley Park was officially opened on July the 29th by Bletchley Park’s Royal Patron, HRH...Show More
The Road to Bletchley Park

03:23 | Jul 29th, 2015

Today Bletchley Park’s Royal Patron, HRH The Duke of Kent, will officially open a major new exhibition telling the story of Codebreaking in World War One, The Road to Bletchley Park. The Duke will meet representatives of the exhibition’s sp...Show More
E36 - Find a Codebreaker in your family

50:51 | Jul 12th, 2015

July 2015 This brand new episode celebrates five years of the Roll of Honour, which aims to record all those who worked at Bletchley Park and its outstations during World War Two. It now holds nearly 11 thousand names, as well as a rich archive o...Show More
E35 - The Road to Bletchley Park

54:24 | Jun 10th, 2015

June 2015 This month’s episode provides a peek at a major new exhibition at Bletchley Park, about codebreaking during World War One. The roots of Bletchley Park’s codebreaking success in World War Two can be clearly traced back to WW1, when seve...Show More
E34 - Remembering VE Day & Beyond

59:38 | May 11th, 2015

May 2015 First this month we talk to our official photographer Shaun Armstrong who’s pictures help to tell the story of our new exhibition; Bletchley Park Rescued and Restored. Shaun was on hand to capture images from the start of the £8 million...Show More
Bletchley Park Veterans remember VE Day

03:58 | May 7th, 2015

May 2015 70 years ago on May the 7th 1945 General Jodl signed the unconditional surrender of all German forces in Europe. The next day then became Victory in Europe Day. In this clip we bring you some of the sounds from those two monumental da...Show More
E33 - Rescued and Restored

54:47 | Apr 13th, 2015

April 2015 This month we take you into our new Hut 12 Exhibit; Rescued and Restored, showcasing historical treasures found during the transformation of the Huts and Blocks. When conservation specialists were brought in to rescue fragile, derelic...Show More
E32 - Turings Pay Tribute

48:20 | Mar 14th, 2015

March 2015 This month join us on a very special tour of Bletchley Park, when more than twenty members of Alan Turing’s family gathered to pay tribute to his contribution to the war-winning intelligence that emerged from this unassuming country es...Show More
Extra - E43 - Ben Macintyre - A Spy Among Friends

45:49 | Mar 4th, 2015

March 2014 In this EXTRA’s episode we bring you highlights of bestselling author, journalist and TV presenter Ben Macintyre’s talk on his book ‘A Spy Among Friends, Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal’. Kim Philby was the most notorious British...Show More
Free School Trips To Bletchley Park

02:47 | Feb 27th, 2015

February 2015 Bursaries for disadvantaged schools have Been added to Bletchley Park’s expanding education programme Winton Global Investment Management is funding a pilot bursary scheme to allow free school trips to Bletchley Park. ...Show More
E31 - Telling The World

56:08 | Feb 11th, 2015

February 2015 This month best-selling author, journalist and TV presenter Ben Macintyre talks to us about his latest book, A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal. Ben spoke to us after his sell out talk last year in our Bletchley...Show More
THE IMITATION GAME Oscar Nominations

02:35 | Jan 21st, 2015

January 2015 The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch & Kiera Knightley, has been nominated for 8 Oscar’s Best Picture Benedict Cumberbatch for Actor in a Leading Role Kiera Knightley for Actress in a Supporting Role Directing...Show More
E30 - Crucial Contributions

58:19 | Jan 18th, 2015

January 2015 This month we are celebrating a cast of thousands who all made Crucial Contributions. Back in November, the families of the three Polish codebreaking geniuses, whose work proved invaluable in the breaking of Enigma, visited Blet...Show More
Extra - E42 - 2014 Christmas Special

59:37 | Dec 23rd, 2014

December 2014 Bletchley Park Podcast – 2014 Christmas Special. 2014 has been a landmark year at Bletchley Park. It’s seen the transformation of the site, returning it to its wartime glory with phase one of the restorations. Royalty returned...Show More
Help Bletchley Park hit 200,000 visitors in 2014

02:23 | Dec 15th, 2014

December 2014 It’s been an extraordinary year at Bletchley Park and the icing on the cake would be to reach a record-breaking attendance level of 200,000 visitors before 31 December 2014. We can do it with the help of our listeners. ...Show More
E29 - Ghosts of Bletchley Park

59:55 | Dec 11th, 2014

December 2014 This month we again have more exclusive content for you from The Imitation Game. Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays Alan Turing in the film, tells us about how nerve wracking, special and even ghostly it was filming scenes ...Show More
E28 - Benedict Cumberbatch on Bletchley Park

46:01 | Nov 1st, 2014

November 2014 With only a couple of weeks till the UK release of THE IMITATION GAME, we can now bring you more exclusive interviews with the cast and crew. Our roving reporter Astrid Specht braved the rain with patient fans at The Odeo...Show More
E27 - From The Red Carpet

50:00 | Oct 13th, 2014

October 2014 This month we come to you from the red carpet at The Odeon Leicester Square for the premiere of THE IMITATION GAME. The movie based on the life and work of Codebreaker Alan Turing was picked to open the prestigious 2014 BFI L...Show More
THE IMITATION GAME at Bletchley Park

03:12 | Oct 9th, 2014

October 2014 To celebrate the release of THE IMITATION GAME in UK cinemas on 14 November, Bletchley Park will open a major new exhibition, taking visitors behind the scenes of the highly anticipated movie. The exhibition will open on Tues...Show More
Extra - E41 - Codebreakers’ Legacy - Joel Greenberg

35:08 | Oct 1st, 2014

September 2014 In this final highlight from last year’s sell-out day of talks, Codebreakers’ Legacy, Dr. Joel Greenberg talks about the vitally important work of another lesser known figure from GC&CS, Gordon Welchman. Welchman designed c...Show More
Hurricane Fly Past at Bletchley Park

01:54 | Sep 23rd, 2014

September 2014 As part of our annual Veteran’s Reunion this year there was a fly past by a Hurricane of the RAF’s Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. 14,533 Hurricanes had been built by the end of World War 2, but sadly, today, there are...Show More
E26 - Walking Among Them

55:42 | Sep 15th, 2014

September 2014 This month we bring you a special episode of the Bletchley Park Podcast, from the Annual Veterans' Reunion. 2014 is a landmark year for Bletchley Park, marking not only 75th anniversary of the Government Code and Cypher Schoo...Show More
Veterans’ Reunion marks 75th Anniversary of Bletchley Park

06:01 | Sep 4th, 2014

September 2014 As well as marking the 75th anniversary of the Government Code and Cypher School getting its vital war work underway, this year’s annual Veterans’ Reunion will give many their first chance to see how Bletchley Park has been ...Show More
Extra - E40 - Codebreakers’ Legacy – Jack Copeland

44:56 | Sep 2nd, 2014

September 2014 Professor Jack Copeland talks about ‘one of his greatest heroes’ Tommy Flowers, from his early life & career leading to working with the Bletchley Park Codebreakers. Jack explains the task faced when in mid-1942 the German ...Show More
Extra - E39 - Gwendoline Page

19:30 | Aug 17th, 2014

August 2014 In July, as part of the Bletchley Park Presents series of talks, four women whose diverse roles within the Government Code & Cypher School during World War Two give a rare insight into the inner workings of this top secret org...Show More
E25 - Inspiring Women

58:39 | Aug 10th, 2014

August 2014 This month’s episode is all about Inspiring Women. We first take you to the launch of McAfee’s Cyber Security Exhibition and Computer Learning Zone which was held in the ballroom. The focus is on Online Safety for all ages, but es...Show More
Signals Intelligence in World War One

05:54 | Aug 3rd, 2014

August 2014 As the centenary of World War One is marked, Bletchley Park looks back at the early intelligence career of one of its lesser-known geniuses. In this extract, recorded at the Codebreaker’s Legacy Talks in November 2013, bests...Show More
Pyry Forest Meeting - 75th Anniversary

04:17 | Jul 24th, 2014

July 2014 On 26 and 27 July 1939 one of the most important events in the history of intelligence took place in the woods outside Warsaw. Just three weeks before the Government Code and Cypher School (GC&CS) moved to its War Station at Ble...Show More
Extra - E38 - Lady Marion Body

22:06 | Jul 17th, 2014

July 2014 HRH The Duchess of Cambridge visited Bletchley Park on the 18th of June to mark the officially opening of the 8.5 million pound restorations, but she also had a much more personal reason for her visit as both her paternal grandm...Show More
E24 - HRH The Duchess of Cambridge at Bletchley Park

54:44 | Jul 10th, 2014

July 2014 This month we take you behind the scenes during HRH The Duchess of Cambridge’s visit on 18 June, meeting the Veteran who worked with her grandmother and some of those involved in the transformation of Bletchley Park. Valerie ...Show More
Bletchley Park Presents - Guy Burt & Sarah Harding

03:37 | Jul 8th, 2014

July 2014 This September, Bletchley Park Presents Guy Burt and Sarah Harding, the creative partnership which brought us the second series of the hit ITV drama, The Bletchley Circle. As part of the prestigious Bletchley Park Presents lectu...Show More
Sir John Scarlett - McAfee Cyber Security Exhibit Launch

07:24 | Jun 30th, 2014

June 2014 McAfee, part of Intel Security, today announced the official opening of its international Cyber Security Exhibition and Computer Learning Zone at Bletchley Park, as part of its five-year collaborative partnership with the home o...Show More
Extra - E37 - Royal Visit with BBC 3 Counties

59:59 | Jun 25th, 2014

June 2014 On Wednesday 18 June, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge visited Bletchley Park to mark completion of the eight million pound, Heritage Lottery Fund supported restoration project. This uniquely historic site has been re...Show More
E23 - The Transformation of Bletchley Park

40:47 | Jun 10th, 2014

June 2014 The transformation of Bletchley Park is now complete & on the 18th of June, HRH The Duchess of Cambridge will visit to launch the completed restoration. In this month’s episode we take you inside Code breaking Huts 3 and 6 & the n...Show More
The Crucial Link - Bletchley Park & the D-Day Deception

04:59 | Jun 6th, 2014

June 2014 The importance of Bletchley Park’s role in the D-Day deception should not be underestimated. Messages decrypted at Bletchley Park showed that the feint had been swallowed whole, leading Germany to believe that the invasion wo...Show More
HRH The Duchess of Cambridge Visit to Bletchley Park

05:47 | May 30th, 2014

May 2014 The Duchess of Cambridge will visit Bletchley Park, on Wednesday 18 June 2014 to mark the completion of the year-long restoration project, which has restored the site to its World War Two appearance. Her Royal Highness will vi...Show More
Extra - E36 - Codebreakers’ Legacy - Michael Smith

31:59 | May 29th, 2014

May 2014 Bestselling author & Bletchley Park Trustee, Michael Smith discusses the life & work of John Tiltman, whom many consider may have been Britain’s greatest ever code breaker. For these highlights we have concentrated on the lesser ...Show More
Velocity Launch - How Bletchley Park Overcame Adversity

05:40 | May 23rd, 2014

May 2014 Bletchley Park CEO Iain Standen has told a new support hub for businesses how focusing on the fascinating story of World War Two Codebreaking helped transform Bletchley Park from a ramshackle, derelict site into a vibrant heritag...Show More
Elizabeth Marshall - A Very, Very Secret Place

03:36 | May 16th, 2014

May 2014 When Elizabeth Marshall, nee Tatham, was recruited to Bletchley Park in 1944, she was told “This is a very, very secret place. You must never breathe a word of what you do here.” Every one of the ten thousand or so men and wome...Show More
Loebner Prize to call Bletchley Park home

02:27 | May 14th, 2014

May 2014 The Loebner Prize is making Bletchley Park its permanent home. The competition is modelled on Alan Turing’s famous test, which suggests that a thinking computer’s responses would, in conversation, be able to convince a panel of j...Show More
E22 - A Very, Very Secret Place

51:34 | May 10th, 2014

May 2014 This month, we learn about the doomed German plans to invade Britain in 1940 with Historian & founding member of the Bletchley Park Trust, Peter Wescombe as we join him in the Bletchley Park Archive. We also take you to the la...Show More
Operation Sealion - A Doomed Venture

02:56 | May 6th, 2014

May 2014 As the 70th anniversary of D-Day approaches, original Bletchley Park Trust member & Historian Peter Westcombe, compares the meticulous planning which preceded the Normandy landings with the doomed German plot to invade Britain mu...Show More
Bletchley Park Presents - The Real Women of Bletchley Park

01:56 | Apr 28th, 2014

April 2014 On the 20th of July 2014, Bletchley Park proudly presents four women whose diverse roles within the Government Code and Cypher School during World War Two give a rare insight into the inner workings of this top secret organisati...Show More
Gordon Welchman - Bletchley Park’s Architect of Ultra Intelligence

02:41 | Apr 24th, 2014

April 2014 The biography of one of Bletchley Park’s lesser-celebrated geniuses, Gordon Welchman, has been launched with the handover of personal documents and possessions to the Bletchley Park Trust. They include letters and documents whi...Show More
Water Hall foundations found - Yet another exciting discovery

04:59 | Apr 22nd, 2014

April 2014 Foundations believed to be of a house that predated the iconic Mansion have been found as part of the restoration of Bletchley Park. Water Hall was built in 1711 but by the late 18th century it had fallen into disrepair and was...Show More
Extra - E35 - Codebreakers’ Legacy - Prof. Barry Cooper

28:49 | Apr 17th, 2014

April 2014 Prof. Barry Cooper discussed Alan Turing’s life and work at last year’s sell-out day of talks, Codebreakers’ Legacy. Book now for Bletchley Park Presents Christy Campbell on Easter Sunday. More
The Bletchley Circle Returns to PBS

03:58 | Apr 12th, 2014

April 2014 The Bletchley Circle makes a welcome return this weekend on America’s Public Broadcasting Service. Series two of the hit ITV drama attracted more than 4 million viewers per episode on ITV in January and from Sunday 13 April it w...Show More
E21 - It nearly drove us mad

45:19 | Apr 10th, 2014

April 2014 This month, we take you inside the 1940s Boutique, a new event which helps you recreate wartime glamour. We hear from the daughter and granddaughters of a woman who may or may not have worked at Bletchley Park but who, family l...Show More
Volunteer Actors Bring Huts To Life - John Wilkes

03:06 | Apr 4th, 2014

April 2014 Volunteer actors from the local community will help bring Codebreaking Huts 3 & 6 to life through their projected images & voices, created by Elbow Productions. You can hear more about this project in the next episode of The ...Show More
It nearly drove us mad - Margaret Reardon

02:53 | Apr 2nd, 2014

April 2014 Margaret Reardon, ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service), Royal Signals, recalls her time listening to enemy radio messages on the Isle of Man during World War Two. You can hear more from Margaret in the next episode of The B...Show More
Extra - E34 - Captain Jerry Roberts MBE

29:49 | Mar 28th, 2014

March 2014 Captain Jerry Roberts MBE, one of Bletchley Park’s last Codebreakers, died this week at the age of 93. Jerry was one of the original members of The Testery working on cracking Tunny, the German High Commands code, used by Hitle...Show More
E20 - A Proud Moment

45:25 | Mar 10th, 2014

March 2014 Children’s TV presenters Dick & Dom came to Bletchley Park to film a programme about Alan Turing. Absolute Genius with Dick & Dom will be on CBBC on the 12th March. We caught a quick word with them between takes. Battlefiel...Show More
Extra - E33 - Sarah Harding – Bletchley Circle Director

31:44 | Feb 27th, 2014

February 2014 This is the full length version* of our exclusive interview with Sarah Harding, Director of the second two-part story in series two of the hit ITV drama, The Bletchley Circle. In this month’s Bletchley Park Podcast & the firs...Show More
E19 - I hope she will smile, feel recognised & proud

56:05 | Feb 10th, 2014

February 2014 This month we join Bletchley Park Veteran Margaret Roland as she was asked to be the special guest at a ceremony to mark the completion of refurbishment work at White Spire School in Bletchley. We take you behind the scenes ...Show More
Extra - E32 - Audrey Wind

37:00 | Jan 30th, 2014

January 2014 In this episode we bring you the entire interview we recorded with Veteran Wren Bombe Operator, Audrey Wind, who recalls how she was plucked from filthy cleaning jobs in basic training & recruited to do a very, very secret jo...Show More
E18 - You Must Not Mention This Conversation

54:33 | Jan 10th, 2014

January 2014 This month we take you exclusively behind the scenes during filming of The Bletchley Circle, hearing from the Producer, Standby Art Director & Bletchley Park Trust staff who were cast as supporting actors, to safeguard machines ...Show More
Extra - E31 - The Bletchley Circle Returns

29:28 | Dec 17th, 2013

December 2013 In this EXTRA episode we look back at what turned into another busy year at Bletchley Park, but also ahead to the return of the ITV drama The Bletchley Circle. The thrilling series based on the lives of four extraordinary ...Show More
E17 - Blind Dates, Doodlebugs & Tweezers

45:47 | Dec 10th, 2013

December 2013 This month, we join Bletchley Park historian Dr Joel Greenberg & AS Level history students from Milton Keynes College as they discover hidden treasures under The Mansion car park. Footings of what the Bletchley Park Trust be...Show More
Extra - E30 - Norah Boswell & Joyce Roberts

31:59 | Dec 1st, 2013

December 2013 In this month’s Bletchley Park Podcast we brought you some highlights of the day we spent with two amazing Veterans, Norah Boswell, a Wren Bombe Operator who was stationed at Stanmore & Joyce Roberts, a WAAF Teleprinter Oper...Show More
Extra - E29 - Women in Cyber Security

30:16 | Nov 24th, 2013

November 2013 In October Cyber Security Challenge UK & Raytheon held an event called Today, Then & Tomorrow. It looked at the role of women in cyber security, celebrating the Bletchley Park Veterans, leading figures of today & a look into th...Show More
Extra - E28 - Mavis Batey

55:39 | Nov 18th, 2013

November 2013 Mavis Batey, one of Bletchley Park’s leading female Codebreakers, died this week at the age of 92. Mavis’s work on Enigma was crucial to the Royal Navy’s victory at Matapan in 1941 and the success of the D-Day landings in...Show More
E16 - Frogs over the Air

43:40 | Nov 10th, 2013

November 2013 This month, with so much happening at Bletchley Park recently, we have to bring you an extended episode. First we grab Hard-Hats & Hi Viz Jackets to join Conservation Architect Janie Price & Site Manager Rob Davies to get an i...Show More
E15 - Job Up in the Hell Hole

30:00 | Oct 11th, 2013

October 2013 This month we talk to actor Simon Callow, who was filming in Alan Turing’s office in Hut 8 & we discover a secret about his university tutor. Architect Janie Price, brings us a short update on the HLF Restoration of Bletchley Par...Show More
Extra - E27 - Doreen Sawyer

22:00 | Sep 28th, 2013

September 2013 Earlier in the year we interviewed some of the original members of The Bletchley Park Trust who gave us an insight into how they started to save Bletchley Park. In this episode we bring you an interview with Doreen Sawyer, ...Show More
E14 - 40s Stories on Modern Tech

38:23 | Sep 11th, 2013

September 2013 This month stories from 70 years ago are given a modern twist. The New Enigma event was a chance to find out if you have what it takes to be a Codebreaker, with experts from GCHQ telling us about some truly amazing new technolo...Show More
Extra - E26 - Sir Arthur Bonsall

29:10 | Aug 24th, 2013

August 2013 In this episode we bring you the full interview with former Bletchley Park Code Breaker & Director of GCHQ, Sir Arthur Bonsall. He explains the work he carried out in the German Air Section at Bletchley Park, dispels a few B...Show More
E13 - Spy Kids, Veterans, Letters & Lakes

32:00 | Aug 11th, 2013

August 2013 It’s all about the past & the future this month. Former Bletchley Park Code Breaker & Director of GCHQ, Sir Arthur Bonsall, tells us why there was a stone for Winston Churchill to stand on when he visited in 1941. We talk to ...Show More
Extra - E25 - A Tribute to Betty Flavell

07:59 | Aug 1st, 2013

July 2013 In February this year Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cornwall paid a visit to Bletchley Park to have afternoon tea with around 60 of our lady Veterans. One of those Veterans that I had the pleasure to interview at the time was ...Show More
E12 - Timely Visitors

29:18 | Jul 10th, 2013

July 2013 This month it’s all about Timely Visitors Milton Keynes South MP & long time Bletchley Park supporter, Iain Stewart goes on a Hard Hat Tour to see some of the Heritage Lottery Funded restoration with the trusts CEO Iain Standen. ...Show More
Extra - E24 - From Bletchley to GCHQ Part 2

21:08 | Jun 24th, 2013

June 2013 This is the second & final part of BBC Radio Gloucestershire recent series of short programs on both Bletchley Park & GCHQ. This part deals more with the personal lives of some of our great Veterans. Many thanks again to BBC Ra...Show More
Extra - E23 - From Bletchley to GCHQ Part 1

23:24 | Jun 17th, 2013

June 2013 Bletchley Park as you know was the home of code breaking during WW2, its official title being the Government Code and Cypher School. After the war this became, as it’s still known now, GCHQ. First based in Eastcote, but in 1951 moving t...Show More
E11 - Back to The 40s

29:59 | Jun 10th, 2013

June 2013 This month, we have an update on the work to restore Bletchley Park from Site Manager Rob Davies. We give you a taste of the Forties Family Festival which was held in May. Miss Luna Nightingale serenades us, we find out about Au...Show More
Extra - E22 - The Perfect Nazi Part 2

26:27 | May 24th, 2013

May 2013 Martin Davidson’s mother told him a family secret shortly after the death of his German Grandfather. This sent him on a quest to discover the true story of Bruno Langbehn – The Perfect Nazi. In this 2nd & final part, Martin...Show More
Extra - E21 - The Perfect Nazi Part 1

28:04 | May 17th, 2013

May 2013 Martin Davidson’s mother told him a family secret shortly after the death of his German Grandfather. This sent him on a quest to discover the true story of Bruno Langbehn – The Perfect Nazi. This is the first part of a talk...Show More
E10 - Have Enigma, will travel

29:46 | May 10th, 2013

May 2013 This month, Jean Wallace tells us about the Fashion Show at the 40’s Family Festival & showing the Prime Minister her bloomers … Our new Education Officer, Tom Briggs, has Enigma … will travel. In 1926, at the age of twenty, a tr...Show More
Extra - E20 - Nick Coffer Part 2

29:24 | Apr 24th, 2013

April 2013 This is the second and final part of Nick Coffers BBC 3 Counties Show, which was broadcast from Block B at Bletchley Park during the 3rd Enigma Challenge. It starts with Nick being taken on a tour by Bletchley Park guide and histo...Show More
Extra - E19 - Nick Coffer Part 1

29:37 | Apr 17th, 2013

April 2013 In the last episode of Podcast we gave you just a small flavour of The Third Enigma Challenge that was held in March. For 4 days GCHQ’s Historical Section were based at The Big Bang Fair at London’s ExCel Centre were sending Enigm...Show More
E09 - Neptune Begins

29:42 | Apr 10th, 2013

April 2013 This month, BBC 3 Counties Radio covered the 3rd Enigma Challenge. Bletchley Park Event’s Manager, Claire Urwin, tells us about some of the forthcoming Summer Events. Author Michael Smith tells us all about his new book, Bletc...Show More
Extra - E18 - Veterans Storys

20:59 | Mar 25th, 2013

March 2013 In this episode we bring you the longer versions of some of the interviews featured in the last episode of The Bletchley Park Podcast. They were recorded by mcfontaine and our new roving reporter Kerry Howard, after the visit of H...Show More
E08 - The Royals

29:28 | Mar 10th, 2013

March 2013 This month, we hear from some of the veterans* who met Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall, when she came to Bletchley Park to learn about the contribution women here made to the war effort. Thanks to Jessica Cooper of BBC 3 Cou...Show More
Extra - E17 - Capt. Jerry Roberts MBE Full Interview

27:19 | Feb 28th, 2013

February 2013 In this episode we have the full interview with Captain Jerry Roberts, who was today (28/02/13) awarded an MBE by Her Majesty The Queen in honour of his 4 year campaign for more recognition for Alan Turing, Bill Tutte and Tommy Flow...Show More
E07 - Capt. Jerry Roberts MBE

28:43 | Feb 21st, 2013

February 2013 This month we talk to Captain Jerry Roberts about being awarded an MBE and his 4 year campaign for more recognition for Alan Turing, Bill Tutte and Tommy Flowers. We have an update from CEO Iain Standen on the Heritage Lottery ...Show More
Extra - E16 - Bob Horners Malta Convoys Part 2

19:21 | Jan 25th, 2013

January 2013 This week we have the concluding part of Bob Horner’s talk Malta George Cross 1940-42 - The Battle for Survival. During World War II, Malta played an important role owing to its proximity to Axis shipping lanes. The bravery of t...Show More
Extra - E15 - Bob Horners Malta Convoys Part 1

29:55 | Jan 17th, 2013

January 2013 This week we have the first of a two part talk, as part of Bletchley Park Winter Lecture Series, given by Bob Horner called Malta GC 1940-42 - The Battle for Survival. During World War II, Malta played an important role owing to...Show More
E06 - Reunions

29:30 | Jan 10th, 2013

January 2013 This month it’s all about reunions. 40 years ago a group of teenagers came to Bletchley Park as CAA Apprentices & they told Jessica Cooper of BBC 3 Counties Radio all about their time here when they came back last month. We ...Show More
Extra - E14 - The Christmas Special

29:27 | Dec 24th, 2012

December 2012 This is an X-Mas Special looking back on the first 6 months of the Bletchley Park Podcast. #BPark, #Turing, #Christmas2012
Extra - E13 - Kevin Warwick & Huma Shah

27:13 | Dec 17th, 2012

December 2012 This week we bring you a final talk from the Turing Education Day event that was held at Bletchley Park in June 2012. Professor Kevin Warwick and Huma Shah explained The Turing Test in a talk called Turing and Artificial Intell...Show More
E05 - A Year of Turing

29:17 | Dec 10th, 2012

December 2012 This month we take a look at 2012 The Alan Turing Centenary. William Newman & Sir John Dermot Turing talk about The Alan Turing Limited Edition Monopoly Set & Turing in 2012. Barry Cooper, of the Turing Centenary Committee, upda...Show More
Extra - E12 - Baroness Susan Greenfield

29:57 | Dec 1st, 2012

November 2012 This week we have another talk from the Turing Education Day event that was held at Bletchley Park in June 2012. Baroness Susan Greenfield presents a lecture called, How Brainpower Goes Beyond Computer Power. #Bpark, #Al...Show More
Extra - E11 - Eileen Younghusband WAAF Veteran

28:16 | Nov 26th, 2012

November 2012 This week we have a talk recorded at this year’s Veterans Day. WAAF Veteran & author Eileen Younghusband gives a first-hand account of The Vital Role of the Secret Filter Room in Air Defence in WW2. Hear about the part th...Show More
Extra - E10 - More Ultra Mythbusting

25:50 | Nov 17th, 2012

November 2012 This week we have more content from the Mythbusters event held at Bletchley Park. Organised by bestselling author Michael Smith (Station X: The Codebreakers of Bletchley Park, Britain's Spies - the Real James Bonds) who was jo...Show More
For Remembrance Day

03:53 | Nov 11th, 2012

November 2012 Recording of Remembrance Day at the Cenotaph on Whitehall from 2010. #BPark, #RBL, #RemembranceDay
E04 - Ultra Mythbusting

29:55 | Nov 10th, 2012

November 2012 This month we have an original code breaker joining the Mythbusters, the story of a MIA Spy Pigeon, how 1940’s tech is working better than ever & the youngest person to ever sign the Official Secrets Act. #BParkPodcast #BPark...Show More
Extra - E09 - Whitfield Diffie

25:37 | Oct 31st, 2012

October 2012 This week we have another talk from the Turing Education Day. Whitfield Diffie gives a talk on historical turning points in cryptography. #BPark, #AlanTuringYear, #Turing, # WhitfieldDiffie
Extra - E08 - William Hague & Iain Lobban

21:51 | Oct 24th, 2012

October 2012 This week we bring you the visit to the Park by The British Foreign Secretary William Hague and the Director of GCHQ, Iain Lobban. #BPark #WilliamHague #GCHQ
Extra - E07 - Margaret Boden on Turing

29:30 | Oct 17th, 2012

October 2012 Another talk from this years Turing Education Day. Margaret Boden's talk was on a lesser known area of Turings work. #BPark, #AlanTuringYear, #Turing
E03 - Turing Monopoly

29:33 | Oct 10th, 2012

October 2012 This month’s highlights include the launch the Alan Turing Monopoly board with Max Newman’s son William & interviews with Enigma expert Frank Carter & Bletchley Park Veteran Ruth Bourne. Many thanks also to Jenna Benson & BBC Thr...Show More
Extra - E06 - Jack Copeland Part 2

19:49 | Oct 1st, 2012

September 2012 This week we have the concluding part of Prof. Jack Copeland’s talk from The Turing Education Day, looking at the Turing Test & Colossus. #Bpark, #ATY, #BletchleyPark, @alanturingyear, #JackCopeland #ATY #BletchleyPark #Bpark #...Show More
Extra - E05 - Jack Copeland Part 1

21:30 | Sep 24th, 2012

September 2012 This first part of Prof. Jack Copeland's, Turing Education Day talk, looks at Turings early work in Cambridge & then The Bombe. #Bpark, #ATY, #BletchleyPark, @AlanTuringYear, #JackCopeland
Extra - E04 - Sinclair McKay & The Y Stations

24:54 | Sep 17th, 2012

September 2012 This week we will bring you the full version of the talk by Sinclair McKay about his next book which looks at the work of The Y Stations. #BPark, #BlectchleyPark, #SinclairMcKay,
E02 - Veterans Weekend

28:49 | Sep 10th, 2012

September 2012 This month we will bring you highlights of the 2012 Enigma Reunion, with Sinclair McKay, Mark Niel & Bletchley Park Veterans. #BPark, #BletchleyPark, #SinclairMcKay, #MarkNiel #BlectchleyPark
Extra - E03 - 2012 Turing Lecture by Capt. Jerry Roberts Part 2

29:42 | Aug 31st, 2012

August 2012 Part 2 of the 2012 annual Turing Lecture which was given by Bletchley Park veteran Captain Jerry Roberts. including a Q&A from Jerry with Lord Charles Brocket. #Bpark, #ATY, #CaptJerryRoberts, #Tunny, #BletchleyPark
BBC Radio 5 Live - Outriders 21-08-12

04:08 | Aug 25th, 2012

August 2012 Chris Vallance was kind enough to feature The Bletchley Park Podcast in this episode of Outriders. We produced a 3 minute edit of the podcast a a teaser for his listeners. Go to for more inform...Show More
Extra - E02 - 2012 Turing Lecture by Capt. Jerry Roberts Part 1

25:49 | Aug 24th, 2012

August 2012 Part 1 of the 2012 annual Turing Lecture which was given by Bletchley Park veteran Captain Jerry Roberts. Introduced by Lord Charles Brocket. #Bpark, #ATY, #CaptJerryRoberts, #Tunny, #BletchleyPark
Extra - E01 - Lord Charles Brocket & Sir John Dermott Turing on Alan Turing

28:58 | Aug 17th, 2012

August 2012 This is the 1st of a series of extra content we will be loading between monthly podcasts. The Turing Education Day was held at Bletchley Park on 30/06/12. This 1st selection is Lord Charles Brocket & Sir John Dermott Turing. ...Show More
BBC Three Counties Breakfast 10-08-12 - with Katherine Lynch

05:51 | Aug 10th, 2012

August 2012 Katherine Lynch. Bletchley Park Podcast presenter, on BBC Three Counties Breakfast 10-08-12
E01 - The First Show

20:55 | Aug 10th, 2012

August 2012 The 1st Bletchley Park Podcast, including an interview with CEO Ian Standen, selections from the first Family Fun Day of 2012 & an excerpt from Capt. Jerry Roberts annual Turing Lecture. #BPark, #BletchleyPark, #WW2, #Spitfire, #...Show More
Teaser 3 - Spitfire Flypast

01:11 | Aug 8th, 2012

August 2012 The flypast of a Spitfire recorded on 28th July 2012, the 1st of this years Family Fun Wednesdays at Bletchley Park. #BPark, #BletchleyPark, #Spitfire, #MerlinEngine
Teaser 2

00:41 | Aug 6th, 2012

August 2012 Ident for The Bletchley Park Podcast, created from some of the machines on display at Bletchley Park & The National Museum of Computing. #BPark, #TNMOC, #BletchleyPark
Teaser 1

00:29 | Aug 4th, 2012

August 2012 The official monthly Bletchley Park Podcast will be here on 10/08/12. Here's a little teaser. #BPark, #BletchleyPark, #BParkPodcast #bletchleypark #bpark #bparkpodcast