The Mancunian Way

Six-part series in which Mark Radcliffe tells the story of the Manchester music scene.

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01Punk20010215

Mark Radcliffe's account of the Manchester music scene.

The first programme remembers the 1976 punk revolution which influenced every subsequent musical development in the city.

With contributions from Mick Hucknall, Pete Shelley and Mike Pickering.

02The Beat Boom20010222

In this programme, he recalls Manchester's role in the 60s beat boom with the help of Graham Nash and Dave Lee Travis.

03Factory20010301

In this programme, he talks to Tony Wilson, whose Factory label restored Manchester bands to the international stage in the 80s and 90s.

04Mainstream Rock And Pop20010308

This programme focuses on bands like 10cc, Simply Red and M People, who have kept Manchester at the forefront of mainstream rock and pop.

05Madchester Years20010315

This edition recalls the `Madchester Years', when the Hacienda was Manchester's leading club, and the Stone Roses and the Happy Mondays revolutionised rock and pop.

06 LASTNow20010322

In this programme, he is joined by Noel Gallagher to help survey the most recent developments in Manchester's rock and pop.

6M01Parts 1 And 22010102520110906 (6M)
20121113 (6M)

Mark Radcliffe looks at the Manchester punk scene and the 1960s beat boom.

Mark Radcliffe presents a six-part series telling the story of the Manchester music scene.

In part 1 he looks back at the punk years with Mick Hucknall, Pete Shelley and Mike Pickering and in part 2 he explores the 60s beat boom with the help of Graham Nash and Dave Lee Travis.

In part 1 Mark Radcliffe looks back at punk scene Mick Hucknall, Pete Shelley & Mike Pickering and in part 2 to the 60s beat boom with the help of Graham Nash and Dave Lee Travis.

In part 1 he looks back at the punk years with Mick Hucknall, Pete Shelley and Mike Pickering and in part 2 he explores the 60s beat boom with the help of Graham Nash. First broadcast in 2001.

6M02Parts 3 And 42010102620101029 (6M)
20110907 (6M)
20121114 (6M)

Mark Radcliffe talks to Tony Wilson and focuses on mainstream Manchester acts.

Part 3: Factory.

Mark Radcliffe talks to Tony Wilson, whose Factory label restored Manchester bands to the international stage in the 80s and 90s.

Part 4 Mark focuses on bands such as 10cc, Simply Red and M People, who have kept Manchester at the forefront of mainstream rock and pop.

First broadcast in 2001.

Part 3: Factory. Mark Radcliffe talks to Tony Wilson, whose Factory label restored Manchester bands to the international stage in the 80s and 90s.

6M03 LASTParts 5 And 62010102720101030 (6M)
20110908 (6M)
20121115 (6M)

Mark Radcliffe looks at the Madchester years and chats with Noel Gallagher.

Part 5: Mark Radcliffe looks back at the Madchester Years, when the Hacienda was Manchester's leading club, and the Stone Roses and the Happy Mondays revolutionised rock and pop.

Part 6: Mark concludes the series with a chat with Noel Gallagher.

First broadcast 2001.

Mark Radcliffe looks at the Madchester years, and the Stone Roses and Happy Mondays.

Mark Radcliffe's six-part series tells the story of the Manchester music scene.

In part 5: Mark looks back at the Madchester Years, when the Hacienda was Manchester's leading club and The Stone Roses and The Happy Mondays revolutionised rock and pop.

In part 6: Mark concludes the series with a chat with Noel Gallagher.