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Clive James on the 80s


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From Brezhnev to the Berlin Wall, from Cecil Parkinson to the Big Bang, Clive James squeezes ten years into two hours, reviewing the events of the decade: Irangate,
Westland, Dynasty and Dallas; Michael Jackson 's first face-lift; John McEnroe 's first tantrum; the marriages of Charles and Di, Andy and Sarah, Kylie and Jason; the birth of the Filofax.... Also featuring: George Bush , Boy George , Gorbachev, Gadhafi, Geldof, Neil Kinnock ,
Madonna, Maradonna, Dan Quayle , Ronald Reagan ,
Sylvester Stallone ,
Arthur Scargill , Margaret Thatcher , Torvill and Dean and Walesa and Waldheim. Clive's special guest Jerry Hall presents the awards of the decade. Plus a surprise guest at midnight. Script consultant
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Director: Dominic Brigstocke
Producer: Elaine Bedell
Editor: Richard Drewett

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