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Britain's Favourite 80s Songs

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Episode 1: 1980

Summary

New series. Gary Davies narrates this look at the music of 1980, featuring revealing interviews with the singers and band members who made it one of the biggest years in pop. From the Specials and the Jam to Blondie and Bowie, and not forgetting the biggest girl band of the time - the Nolans, it was a year of music and pop videos to remember. Sheena Easton was singing about her man working 9 to 5, Madness stormed the charts with Baggy Trousers and Dexy's Midnight Runners had a memorable number one with Geno. Contributors include Toyah Willcox, Paul Gambaccini and Katie Puckrik.

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NarratorGary Davies
ContributorToyah Willcox
ContributorPaul Gambaccini
ContributorKatie Puckrik

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Executive producerMark Powell
Series producerMalcolm Donkin

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  • Episode 1

    1980

    Summary

    New series. Gary Davies narrates this look at the music of 1980, featuring revealing interviews with the singers and band members who made it one of the biggest years in pop. From the Specials and the Jam to Blondie and Bowie, and not forgetting the biggest girl band of the time - the Nolans, it was a year of music and pop videos to remember. Sheena Easton was singing about her man working 9 to 5, Madness stormed the charts with Baggy Trousers and Dexy's Midnight Runners had a memorable number one with Geno. Contributors include Toyah Willcox, Paul Gambaccini and Katie Puckrik.

    How to watch

    Loading

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    NarratorGary Davies
    ContributorToyah Willcox
    ContributorPaul Gambaccini
    ContributorKatie Puckrik

    Crew

    rolename
    Executive producerMark Powell
    Series producerMalcolm Donkin
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