Expert interview included in 'Forever Leeds' podcast item on the Cottingley Fairies.


The podcast episode was prompted by the exhbition on the Cottingley Fairies, which I curated at the Brotherton Library. The interview was edited and sections included in a feature about the Cottingley fairies, highlighting the exhbition.

Period26 Nov 2021

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleThe one with the megastars Episode 3 • 26th November 2021 • Forever Leeds • Leeds Alumni
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletApple Podcasts
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionThe latest episode of our Forever Leeds podcast charts the journey of Ben Winston (Broadcasting Studies 2004) from Brudenell Road to Beverly Hills, becoming executive producer of one of the biggest TV events of the decade – Friends: The Reunion.

    We explore how two Yorkshire schoolgirls created the first fake news controversy with the infamous Cottingley Fairies hoax. Leeds researchers discuss how employers are coping with the post-pandemic world of work and we catch up with current Leeds students to find out what life is like on campus right now.
    Producer/AuthorProduced by Andrew Harrison with Jill Bullock and Mark Dorey
    PersonsMerrick Burrow