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Media coverage of our open letter in response to the Prime Minister

In 2014, we organised an open letter which was published in the Telegraph on Easter Monday, challenging recent statements by the Prime Minister which referred to Britain as a ‘Christian country’. The letter’s lead signatory was our President, the physicist and broadcaster Professor Jim Al-Khalili, and it was co-signed by almost sixty other public figures – including Nobel Laureates, peers, philosophers, campaigners, authors, broadcasters, and academics.

The story was then picked up by hundreds of media outlets both in the UK and around the world. Below are some video and audio clips from some of the letter’s signatories, as well as from our Chief Executive, Andrew Copson, discussing the topic with journalists and other commentators. We will be adding to these as more clips become available.

Professor Jim Al-Khalili on BBC News

Joan Smith on Channel 4 News

Professor Jim Al-Khalili on BBC World Service Outside Source

Andrew Copson on BBC Radio Suffolk

Andrew Copson on BBC Wiltshire

Andrew Copson on BBC Radio Stoke

Andrew Copson on BBC Sussex

Andrew Copson on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Andrew Copson on BBC Radio York

Andrew Copson on BBC Radio Berkshire

Andrew Copson on BBC Radio Lancashire

Andrew Copson on BBC Radio Bristol

Andrew Copson on BBC Radio Shropshire

Andrew Copson on BBC Radio Humberside

 

 

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