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01New Sounds, New Styles20111004

01New Sounds, New Styles2011100420160112 (6M)

Martin Fry begins a series looking back at the New Romantic era of the early 1980s.

Martin Fry presents a seven-part series looking back at the New Romantic era of the early 1980s. Tonight he asks why, while Britain was in the grip of Thatcherism and recession, the New Romantics closed their eyes and partied. Featuring music from Gary Numan, Spandau Ballet, Kraftwerk, Duran Duran, Ultravox and the Human League.

01New Sounds, New Styles20111004

02Sheffield Steel20111005

02Sheffield Steel2011100520160113 (6M)

Martin Fry considers the Sheffield sound of The Human League, ABC and Heaven 17.

Martin Fry continues his seven-part series looking back at the New Romantic era of the early 1980s.

Three of the most notable bands of the period came from Sheffield - The Human League, ABC and Heaven 17. This programme explores the social and musical conditions that caused the Sheffield sound to storm the charts in the 80s.

02Sheffield Steel20111005

03The Image20111006
03The Image2011100620160114 (6M)

Martin Fry explores the New Romantic obsession with style and image.

Martin Fry explores the New Romantic obsession with style and image, as the launch of MTV made having a striking look more important than ever. With contributions from Stuart Maconie, Mike Brocken, Andy McClusky and Peter York.

03The Image20111006
04Tears Are Not Enough - The New Romantic Love Song20111007
04Tears Are Not Enough - The New Romantic Love Song20111007
04Tears Are Not Enough - The New Romantic Love Song20111007
04Tears Are Not Enough - The New Romantic Love Song20111007

04Tears Are Not Enough - The New Romantic Love Song20111007
04Tears Are Not Enough - The New Romantic Love Song2011100720160115 (6M)

Martin Fry continues his seven-part series looking back at the New Romantic era of the early 1980s. In this part he explores the language of love in the songs of the Human League, Soft Cell, Culture Club, Duran Duran and ABC.

05part 5: The Quest for the Perfect Pop Song20111011

05Part 5: The Quest For The Perfect Pop Song2011101120160119 (6M)

Producers Trevor Horn and Steve Levine talk about their most memorable records of the 80s.

Martin Fry explores the way New Romantic bands came to prominence at the same time as music was being shaken up by a technological revolution. Producers Trevor Horn and Steve Levine talk about how they made some of the most memorable records of the 80s.

05part 5: The Quest for the Perfect Pop Song20111011

06The Art Of Falling Apart20111012
06The Art Of Falling Apart2011101220160120 (6M)

Martin Fry explores how by the mid-1980s the New Romantic movement was beginning to wane.

Martin Fry explores how, by the mid-1980s, the New Romantic movement was beginning to wane and examines the bands that rode the storm and those that went under. With contributions from Trevor Horn, Muriel Gray, Robert Sandall and Dr Mike Brocken.

06The Art Of Falling Apart20111012
0720111013

072011101320160121 (6M)

Martin Fry examines the lasting influence of the New Romantic period.

072011101320160121 (6M)

Martin Fry examines the lasting influence of the New Romantic period.

0720111013

072011101320160121 (6M)

Martin Fry examines the lasting influence of the New Romantic period, with contributions from Rusty Egan, Robert Sandall, producer Steve Levine and Robert Elms.

072011101320160121 (6M)

Martin Fry examines the lasting influence of the New Romantic period, with contributions from Rusty Egan, Robert Sandall, producer Steve Levine and Robert Elms.