The Good Old Days?
Singer songwriter Billy Bragg explores Victorian music hall, discovering the surprisingly modern wit and irreverence behind Britain's first urban folk music.
The image of Victorian music hall has suffered from the cosy nostalgia of the long-running TV series The Good Old Days. Singer and songwriter Billy Bragg investigates Britain's first pop culture, uncovering the surprisingly modern wit and irreverence behind Britain's original urban folk music. The programme includes specially recorded performance by Billy in historic Hoxton.