I will be posting here regularly links and information concerning this question - most frequently links to videos, but also to other useful elements as publications and academic conferences and seminars take up the challenge of exploring the history of this very impressive institution, a history which is multiform and includes the institutional, the political, the economic, the social and the cultural. Here are some initial ideas for reading, and a few videos. this list was put together by myself and a colleague from Toulon.
Murphy, Kate, « From Women’s Hour to Other Women’s Lives: BBC talks for women and the women who made them, 1923-1939 » in Andrews, Maggie and McNamara, Sallie, Women and the Media: Feminism and Femininity in Britain, 1900 to the Present, Londres : Routledge, 2014. Disponible en ligne. http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/33052/3/Femininity%20and%20Feminism%20-%20final%20edit%203.pdf