When Pop And Politics Meet

Episodes

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20080117

2/8. The H Bomb's Thunder: When the pop music business bumps into the real business of politics the result is good music and a great story.

Muriel Gray revisits the Aldermaston Marches when Britain's middle class youth tried to ban the bomb to the sound of jazz clarinet and folk guitar.

20080118

2/8. The H Bomb's Thunder: When the pop music business bumps into the real business of politics the result is good music and a great story.

Muriel Gray revisits the Aldermaston Marches when Britain's middle class youth tried to ban the bomb to the sound of jazz clarinet and folk guitar.

20080131

4/8. Rock Against Racism: Muriel Gray learns that when the pop music business bumps into the real business of politics, the result is good music and a great story.

20080201

4/8. Rock Against Racism: Muriel Gray learns that when the pop music business bumps into the real business of politics, the result is good music and a great story.

20080207

5/8. No Nukes: Muriel Gray explores how the apolitical rock set decided to protest against atomic power with their Musicians United for Safe Energy campaign in the 70s.

20080208

5/8. No Nukes: Muriel Gray explores how the apolitical rock set decided to protest against atomic power with their Musicians United for Safe Energy campaign in the 70s.

20080214

6/8. Neil Kinnock, Billy Bragg and Tom Robinson join Muriel Gray as she revisits Red Wedge, the story of British musicians who took a stand against Thatcherism.

20080215

6/8. Neil Kinnock, Billy Bragg and Tom Robinson join Muriel Gray as she revisits Red Wedge, the story of British musicians who took a stand against Thatcherism.

20080221

7/8. Muriel Gray discovers how the Free Nelson Mandela concert in 1988 focused the world's attention on Mandela's plight and ultimately contributed to his release.

20080222

7/8. Muriel Gray discovers how the Free Nelson Mandela concert in 1988 focused the world's attention on Mandela's plight and ultimately contributed to his release.

20080228

8/8. Muriel Gray with the story of how the Iraq war inspired new generations of musicians and those who had fought the fight 60 years ago to raise their voices in song.

20080229

8/8. Muriel Gray with the story of how the Iraq war inspired new generations of musicians and those who had fought the fight 60 years ago to raise their voices in song.

01Goodnight Irene2008011020080111

When the pop music business bumps into the real business of politics the result is good music and a great story.

Muriel Gray tells the story of the American folk singers who threatened the American way of life.

03The Fixin' To Die Rag2008012420080125

"Muriel Gray learns that when the pop music business bumps into the real business of politics, the result is good music and a great story."

07Free Nelson Mandela20080221 (BBC7)
20131211 (BBC7)
20131212 (BBC7)

Annie Lennox introduces Muriel Gray's show about the 1988 'Free Nelson Mandela' concert.

Annie Lennox offers a tribute to Nelson Mandela and introduces Muriel Gray's programme 'When Pop and Politics Meet', about the impact of the 1988 'Free Nelson Mandela' concert.