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The extraordinary story of how a Britain in turmoil changed the world by stealth through its politics, culture and technology.
The story of creative forces challenging the status quo of the 1980s, examining the work of Hanif Kureishi and Holly Johnson, as well as the birth of Channel 4. As Britain fell into social division, defiant new voices brought about a cultural explosion that changed not just the attitudes of the country, but the world.
Britain's influence on technology in the 1980s. In Cambridge, a chance discovery leads to the creation of a chip so powerful it found its way into billions of mobile phones. A new generation of computer-literate kids built the foundations for an industry now worth billions, while Tim Berners-Lee staked a claim for the biggest discovery of all.
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