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Is the myth of the “plucky Brit” false?

Professor Phillips O’Brien, Robert Hutton, and Graham Stewart discuss the British mindset during WWII


On this episode of The Critic Podcast, Deputy Editor Graham Stewart is joined by Professor Phillips O’Brien and The Critic’s sketch-writer Robert Hutton to discuss whether the wartime myth of the “plucky Brit“ is an accurate way of viewing Britain in the 1940s.


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