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Alexei Sayle's Alternative Take

Series 1

Episode 6: From Alternative to Mainstream

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 2

Alexei Sayle examines the influence of alternative comedy during the past 30 years and at the difficulties of taking what was an underground movement into the mainstream.

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Too Much, Too Young: The Story of Two Tone

Episode 2: The Story of Two Tone

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 2

Paul Sexton tells the story of how in 1979, The Specials led an invasion of ska bands that had the whole country dancing with a series of hit records on the 2-Tone label.

BBC Radio 2

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