Pills 'n' Thrills And Bellyaches

Stuart Maconie presents a four-part series examining the unique musical and cultural phenomenon that was dubbed 'Madchester'.

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Stuart Maconie tells the story of the Madchester scene.

Pills N Thrills And Bellyaches - The story of the Madchester music scene featuring interviews with Clint Boon of Inspiral Carpets, Mani of Stone Roses, Anthony Wilson of Factory Records, Peter Hook of New Order, Dave Haslam (DJ at the Hacienda), Bez of Happy Mondays, Miranda Sawyer, Mike Pickering (DJ & M People).

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Today, he recalls the birth of this vibrant new culture.

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Stuart Maconie who as a writer for the NME, and the originator of the phrase Brit Pop, was right at the centre of the explosion recounts these glory days of UK pop.

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This episode concentrates on the heyday of Madchester.

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