Preview: Made in the 80s – The Decade That Shaped Our World

Made in the 80s - Holly Johnson

The extraordinary story of how Britain in the 1980s, a Britain in turmoil, changed the world by stealth through its politics, culture and technology.

In this episode, from the flames of conflict and scars of social division, a cultural explosion changed not just the attitudes of the country, but the world. As unrest and a mysterious pandemic gripped the country, many challenged the status quo, particularly those who felt excluded by its old values.

New stars, new art, and even a new TV channel is born with risk in its DNA. From Hanif Kureishi to Holly Johnson, the story of the meteoric rise of the disrupters who put a very different Britain on the world map.

Made in the 80s – The Decade That Shaped Our World – Monday at 10.00pm on Channel 4.

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