The People's Post: A Narrative History of the Post Office
BBC Radio 4.
As Royal Mail continues to face an uncertain future, Dominic Sandbrook charts the
development of the post office and examines its impact on literacy, free
speech, commerce and communication. Over the course of 15 episodes he explores and describes the rich and diverse history of the Royal Mail from its inception to its current privatisation.
Listen here: A Narrative History of the Post Office