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The rise of northern culture in the 1960s destroyed the ubiquity of received pronunciation in the media, but the rise of punk rock in the 1970s was accompanied by a dramatic new shift to an "estuary" dialect rooted in London's East End. By the 1980s the clipped tones of mockney could be heard from Glasgow to Penzance. Even the Queen it seemed was not beyond influence.

The second of a three-part documentary series profiling the influential family of writers whose novels became milestones in 20th-century German literature. With the rise of the Nazis, the Manns became exiles in Switzerland and France, with Erika reopening her cabaret production in Zurich and Klaus publishing the exile journal Sammlung.

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BBC Four reflects arts, music and culture with an ambitious range of intellectually and culturally enriching programmes, taking an expert and in-depth approach to its subjects.

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