Press and media
Working with producers and researchers
Telling the story of military communications from flags to cyber
TV Radio Film Press
Film credits include The Railway Man starring Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman and Jeremy Irvine telling the harrowing WW2 story of Royal Signals Officer Eric Lomax.
We regularly contribute to programmes such as The One Show, Antiques Road Trip, Flog it.
We frequently participate in programmes aired on BBC, commercial and BFBS Forces Radio
Press and media enquiries welcome
Royal Signals Museum – home to Ptarmigan, the first digital, mobile phone
We work with producers and researchers on a variety of TV programmes and films and are frequent contributors to radio. In addition we work with prestigious organisations, industry and the press for special articles and features.
Recent press and media credits include
- The One Show BBC1
- Flog It
- Antiques Road Show
- Dick and Dom – Absolute genius for CBBC
- London Wall
- Storage Hoarders (ITV)
- YAP films – Canada
- The Railway Man starring Colin Firth, Jeremy Irvine and Nicole Kidman
- National Trust
- Bullets, Boots and Bandages BBC 4
Every single campaign since 1920 has had a Royal Signals communication element
Expertise and access
The museum has access to a number of subject matter experts who can give a historical perspective on a wide-range of communications and artefacts from the Crimean to the present day. Areas we cover include telegraphy, telephony, wireless, satellite, microwave, IT and cyber as well as the niche fields of electronic warfare and counter measures, SoE and Ptarmigan.
We can provide access to original WW1 Royal Naval Division trenches*
We have extensive library, archive and research facilities.
*The loan of any equipment and filming in the museum and access to historical sites, kit and artefacts are subject to terms and conditions. Please contact us for details.
The Railway Man – Based on a true story