The 80s with Dominic Sandbrook

August 2016

August 18, 2016

Expired 4.0 13 x
The third and final programme charts the final years of the decade, looking at a society transformed by an accelerated change. Dominic argues that this change brought opportunities and anxieties that we continue to wrestle with to this day, from significant technological advances and the privatisation of national companies, to the deregulation of the stock market and the growing polarisation of rich and poor.

August 11, 2016

Expired 3.0 13 x
The second episode sees mid-1980s Britain wrestling with two contradictory impulses: the rise of a strong nationalist sentiment and the emergence of an increasingly globalised world.

August 4, 2016

Expired 3.0 18 x
Sandbrook takes a fresh look at a dynamic decade. 1980s Britain changed in everything from politics and sport to fashion and popular culture.