Would your radiation badge work? What would it be like to witness a nuclear bomb blast? The early uncertain days of the UK’s nuclear test programme are poignantly recalled by service veterans in a series of four films at the Plym to Pamlico exhibition
13 December 2022
The Royal Engineers Museum, Gillingham, UK
Until 12 March 2023
From flying through mushroom clouds collecting radioactive samples to waking up in a tent covered in aggressive crustaceans, a new series of films is lifting the lid on what it was like to take part in the UK’s nuclear testing programme in the 1950s and 1960s.
Four short films mix animation with images taken during operations from the …