Category Archives: Aaron Andrews

The 80s: History, Politics and Social Media

Year: 2016 Genre: Documentary Broadcaster: BBC2 BOB URL: Reviewer: Aaron Andrews For a contemporary British historian, watching a Dominic Sandbrook documentary can be a highly emotive experience – just ask the #twitterstorians, whose trepidation I was able to follow … Continue reading

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De-industrialisation, Masculinity, and The Black Stuff

Year: 1980; re-broadcast 2010 Genre: Drama Broadcaster: BBC FOUR URL: On 2 January 1980 the BBC broadcast a ‘Play for Today’ entitled The Black Stuff. The programme, which spawned a series two years later, followed a group of tarmac … Continue reading

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