About the Author
Steve Humphries is the series producer of Some Liked It Hot. He is the author of 20 social history books documenting life in 20th-century Britain, many written to accompany television series, including the much-acclaimed A Secret World of Sex, Forbidden Britain, The Call of the Sea, Veterans: Last survivors of the Great War and Green and Pleasant Land. He set up the award-winning Testimony Films in 1992 and has made over 70 social history documentaries for network television.
Miriam Akhtar is the series co-producer of Some Liked It Hot. A Sony Award-winning BBC Radio 4 journalist, she has a special interest in travel and history and has produced Radio 4 travel programmes including Sentimental Journey, New Europeans and The Off Season More recently she has worked on a number of social history series for Channel 4 and she wrote the book Far Out : The Dawning of New Age Britain. She lives and works in Bristol.