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Private Eye Collection

A collection of editions of the magazine 'Private Eye'.


Document boxes containing archival Private Eye issues
Private Eye issues

The first issue of 'Private Eye' was published on 25 October 1961. Covering news and current affairs, the fortnightly magazine describes itself as a combination of ‘humour, political and social observations and investigative journalism’.

The collection comprises issues of 'Private Eye' covering the period from 1975 to 2018, with a few earlier issues from 1973 and 1974. The magazines are available in hardcopy format for consultation in the Archives & Research Collections Reading Room.

A catalogue providing full details of the contents of the Private Eye Collection is available in PDF format.


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