You'll Never Be Sixteen Again

The story of the British teenager.

Episodes

EpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
01Ain't Misbehavin'20111009 (6M)
20190611 (6M)

Another chance to hear the acclaimed series telling the story of the British teenager through music, archive and reminiscence. Introduced by John Peel and produced by Peter Everett, the series was first broadcast in 1985.
Part 1: Ain't Misbehavin'. This episode deals with austerity, Teddy Boys, fashion, National Service, the jive, Elvis Presley, the arrival of rock 'n' roll and attitudes towards sex.

John Peel introduces an oral and musical history of the British teenager.

03I'm Into Something Good20111011 (6M)
20190613 (6M)

John Peel continues with Merseybeat, mods and rockers, and Swinging London.

04Hello, I Love You20111012 (6M)
20190614 (6M)

Another chance to hear the acclaimed series (first broadcast in 1985) telling the story of the British teenager through music, archive and reminiscence.

John Peel introduces the fourth programme 'Hello, I Love You', which covers the mid-to-late sixties - the era of flower power, student protest and the road to Katmandu.

The British teenager - the era of flower power, student protest and the road to Katmandu.

John Peel introduces the fourth programme 'Hello, I Love You', which covers the mid-to-late sixties - the era of flower power, student protest and the road to Kathmandu.

The British teenager - the era of flower power, student protest and the road to Kathmandu.

05In A Broken Dream20111013 (6M)
20190615 (6M)

John Peel deals with the era of long hair, skinheads and tartan-trousered teenyboppers.

06Pretty Vacant20111014 (6M)
20190616 (6M)

Another chance to hear the acclaimed series (first broadcast in 1985) telling the story of the British teenager through music, archive and reminiscence.

This episode, Pretty Vacant, covers the rise and fall of punk, the John Travolta-inspired disco boom and riots in the cities. The series is introduced by John Peel and was first broadcast in 1985.

The story of the British teenager reaches the rise and fall of punk and a disco boom.

07Best Years Of Our Lives20111015 (6M)
20190617 (6M)

John Peel covers new romantics, glue sniffers, casuals and psychobillies.

John Peel covers new romantics, glue sniffers, casuals and psychobillies.