Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Unthinking Person’s Guide to the 1980s.

An interim review of The 1980s with Dominic Sandbrook, part 2 “Under pressure” First broadcast on BBC, 11th August 2016. Can be seen on BBC iPlayer http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b07p0f9y/the-80s-with-dominic-sandbrook-2-under-pressure util 11th September 2016   The second part of The 1980s with Dominic … Continue reading

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Class, Consumers and Cookery:  how not to understand the 1980s.

A Review of The 1980s with Dominic Sandbrook part 1, “The Sound of the Crowd”.  First broadcast on BBC, 4th August 2016.  Available for 28 days on iPlayer at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07n7gtn In this new series on the 1980s Dominic Sandbrook attempts … Continue reading

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Dominic – a load of balls?

Oh. I was hoping to ignore the new Dominic Sandbrook series on the Eighties.  But with a thousand views of this blog in the last three days, I guess I can’t.   So in the next few days I will … Continue reading

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