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Episodes

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A Brief History of Apollo 820181221 (6M)

Chris Hawkins and Public Service Broadcasting's J Willgoose Esq. tell the story of the second manned spaceflight mission in the United States Apollo space programme, launched on December 21, 1968, at the height of the space race.

This special programme features archive audio from on board the Apollo 8 space craft, including a reading from The Book of Genesis, the astronaut's amazing Christmas eve message to planet earth and from the crew that were responsible for ‘Earthrise’ - a photograph that has been described as "the most influential environmental photograph ever taken”.

The story will also include a soundtrack which includes music by Radiohead, The Who, Clint Mansell, Pink Floyd and Brian Eno.

With J Willgoose Esq. from Public Service Broadcasting, marking the 50th Anniversary.

Chris Hawkins presents A Brief History.

A Brief History of Goth20171031 (6M)

A Halloween special with Chris Hawkins and Faris Badwan from The Horrors.

Chris Hawkins presents A Brief History.

A Brief History of Goth20191020 (6M)
20171031 (6M)

A Halloween special with Chris Hawkins and Faris Badwan from The Horrors.

Chris Hawkins presents A Brief History.

A Brief History of the Second Summer of Love20180823 (6M)

The Second Summer of Love was inspired by a handful of iconic DJs. One of them was Hacienda legend, Graeme Park.

Celebrating 30 years of UK Club Culture since the Second of Summer of Love, Graeme joins Chris Hawkins to share an hour of the best music and stories from the infamous acid house summer of 88' to create 'A Brief History of the Second Summer of Love’.

World famous Hacienda DJ Graeme Park was at the very centre of acid house and Madchester’s second summer of love. Graeme tells the story of two amazing years in music, shares extraordinary stories and plays anthems and rarities from that euphoric time.

An hour of music that shaped the rave summer of '88, with Hacienda DJ Graeme Park.

Chris Hawkins presents A Brief History.