Stay Behind: My Grandfathers Secret War

What may seem like a never-ending fascination with and focus on the Cold War era and appropriate spy networks also serves an educational purpose.

Through literature, film and TV we seek to understand more about this era and it makes for exciting, all-consuming storytelling about people and day to day living conditions. The nature of the subject makes it easy to create suspense and a sense of tension without much effort, making it a popular subject of entertainment.

However, within the world of cinema and televised fiction . . .


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Susan Hansen

Susan Hansen is a Danish writer and qualified journalist. She is a regular contributor to national and international magazines and websites. Originally born in South Korea, she has previously lived in Glasgow and Copenhagen. She works for the BBC, in Radio and Music, where she has gained experience in production of television, digital and multi-platform media and has helped cover several large events for the organisation.