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Britain's Favourite 80s Songs

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Episode 9: 1988

Summary

Jenny Powell narrates this look back at the era of Bros, Belinda Carlisle and Bomb the Bass. It was also the time when Kylie Minogue went from soap icon to pop star. Toyah Willcox, Paul Gambaccini, Cheryl Baker and Sam Fox add their thoughts on the year when Fairground Attraction had a Perfect hit, the Hollies were back in the charts, and Yazz and the Plastic Population breathed new life into 1980 song The Only Way Is Up.

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Credits

Cast

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NarratorJenny Powell
ContributorPaul Gambaccini
ContributorSam Fox
ContributorToyah Willcox

Crew

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

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  • Episode 9

    1988

    Summary

    Jenny Powell narrates this look back at the era of Bros, Belinda Carlisle and Bomb the Bass. It was also the time when Kylie Minogue went from soap icon to pop star. Toyah Willcox, Paul Gambaccini, Cheryl Baker and Sam Fox add their thoughts on the year when Fairground Attraction had a Perfect hit, the Hollies were back in the charts, and Yazz and the Plastic Population breathed new life into 1980 song The Only Way Is Up.

    How to watch

    Next showing

    There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show.

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    NarratorJenny Powell
    ContributorPaul Gambaccini
    ContributorSam Fox
    ContributorToyah Willcox

    Crew

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