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Britain's Favourite 80s Songs

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Episode 8: 1987

Summary

Simon Bates narrates this look back at 1987, when George Michael, Madonna, and the Pet Shop Boys stormed the Top 40. Series regulars Toyah Willcox, Paul Gambaccini and Jenny Powell are joined by Carol Decker, who reflects on the era that her band, T'Pau, finally made their breakthrough. It was also a time when Rick Astley, the Firm, Mel & Kim, and Bruce Willis had their share of chart success.

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NarratorSimon Bates

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DirectorVanessa Williams
DirectorYvette Lyons
DirectorSian Brooks
Executive producerMark Powell
ProducerVanessa Williams
ProducerYvette Lyons
ProducerSian Brooks
Series producerMalcolm Donkin

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  • Episode 8

    1987

    Summary

    Simon Bates narrates this look back at 1987, when George Michael, Madonna, and the Pet Shop Boys stormed the Top 40. Series regulars Toyah Willcox, Paul Gambaccini and Jenny Powell are joined by Carol Decker, who reflects on the era that her band, T'Pau, finally made their breakthrough. It was also a time when Rick Astley, the Firm, Mel & Kim, and Bruce Willis had their share of chart success.

    How to watch

    Loading

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    NarratorSimon Bates

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorVanessa Williams
    DirectorYvette Lyons
    DirectorSian Brooks
    Executive producerMark Powell
    ProducerVanessa Williams
    ProducerYvette Lyons
    ProducerSian Brooks
    Series producerMalcolm Donkin
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