Beginning an evening of programmes in the Lost Decade season - exploring life in the British Isles between the years 1945-55 - Time Shift recalls the dance craze that captured Britain's mood in 1946 following years of war. Plus the story of the country's social revolution from the foundation of the welfare state to the Festival of Britain. New. The way we were...: page 29
Aspects of life during the Second World War. including footage of the Battle of Britain and victory celebrations in the north of England. David Suchet narrates.
How 1945 became the year of Winston Churchill 's greatest victory and his most devastating defeat.
First shown on BBC2
Prof David Reynolds tells the story of Labour's postwar government and examines the achievements of Clement Attlee , including the introduction of the NHS in Britain. New. Dance Hall can be seen at 12.20am. with Thoroughly Modern Antiques continuing the season tomorrow at 7.35pm
A profile of the pioneering black singer, charting his life from his Alabama birth in 1919 to his death in 1965. Includes contributions from
Whoopi Goldberg and Stevie Wonder.
Four working women attempt to assert their independence in this downbeat drama that captures the sense of austerity pervading postwar