Monthly Archives: December 2013

How Hyde ‘Spymasters’ looked for Commies on BBC Children’s Hour

Originally posted on Manchester's Radical History:
By Derek Pattison Salford born folk singer and song- writer Ewan MacColl is remembered today more for his music than his agit-prop plays. But it was his political activities before the last war and his membership of the Communist Party that led to MI5 opening a file on…