Dr David Clarke on BBC Inside Out feature celebrating 50th anniversary of the Great UFO Hoax

Dr David Clarke

Dr David Clarke, Principal Research Fellow in Journalism in the Communications and Computing Research Centre, is an expert in government UFO files.

The Great UFO Hoax

This week marked the 50th anniversary of a flying-saucer hoax that caused concern across Britain and captured the imagination of people around the world.  BBC Inside Out South revealed the real story behind the discovery of 6 silver space-ships which appeared across southern England in 1967 sparking fears of an alien invasion.

David Clarke contributed expert commentary based on his extensive research on Britain’s co-called ‘X-Files’.  You can view the feature here from 19:52.