A cuppa and the codebreakers

Bletchley Park Trust, https://bletchleypark.org.uk/news/secret-history-of-bletchley-parks-captain-ridleys-shooting-party-revealed-80-years-on

Among my friends, a common joke, when discussing slightly idiosyncratic research topics, is ‘teacups’. This was because, as a part of my Doctoral dissertation (and subsequent book), I spent a good deal of time researching crockery. My research was on the bureaucracy of Britain’s now famous cryptanalysis bureau, the Government Code and Cypher School (GC&CS) headquartered at Bletchley Park during the Second World War.