Punk Britannia

July 2016
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July 1, 2016

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Punk had shown what it was against - now what was it for? In the wake of the Pistols' demise a new generation of musicians would re-imagine the world they lived in through the music they made. Freed up by punk's DIY ethos, a kaleidoscope of musical influences broke three chord conformity.
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July 1, 2016

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Narrated by Peter Capaldi, this opener of a three-part documentary series in BBC FOUR's celebrated 'Britannia' strand is scheduled to chime with the 35th anniversary of the Queen's Silver Jubilee and the arrival of punk as national and then international music culture. The film explores the road to punk in Britain, which begins in the early 70s with a young generation already conscious that they have 'missed the 60s party' and are stuck in a Britain heading for economic woes and dwindling oppor...
June 2015
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2. Punk 1976-1978

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Daydreaming England was about to be rudely awoken as punk emerged from the London underground scene. A nation dropped its dinner in its lap when the Sex Pistols swore on primetime television. Punk had finally found its enemy- the establishment. In Manchester, the Buzzcocks' self-released Spiral Scratch was a clarion call for a do-it-yourself generation, while the Clash's White Riot tour took punk's message across Britain. Moral outrage followed the Pistols around the country, effectively outlaw...
October 2013

Episode of Friday 25 October 2013

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Episode of Friday 25 October 2013 of the TV-show Punk Britannia was broadcast by BBC4 on Friday 25 October 2013 at 1:55.
August 2013

3. Post-Punk 1978-1981

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3. Post-Punk 1978-1981 of the TV-show Punk Britannia was broadcast by BBC4 on Sunday 18 August 2013 at 3:00.

3. Post-punk (1978-1981)

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Punk had shown what it was against - now what was it for?(R)

2. Punk 1976-1978

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How the Sex Pistols swearing on TV brought punk into the national consciousness.(R)

1. Pre-Punk 1972-1976

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How London's early 1970s pub rock scene paved the way for the emergence of punk.(R)

Episode of Friday 16 August 2013

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With the Sex Pistols, the Clash, the Buzzcocks, the Damned, Joy Division and many more.(R)
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