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All Together Now?

A look back at the last decade. As Britain entered the new century, reality TV and easy credit made celebrity and luxury goods accessible to the general public.

The second of three films exploring what it was like to live through the last decade, and the surprising, often hidden connections which are shaping the 21st century.

As Britain entered the new century, society seemed to be shaken up. Fame and glamour appeared to be within reach of us all. Reality TV made it possible for ordinary people to become celebrities. Easy credit fuelled a shopping binge where everyone felt entitled to top fashions and luxury goods. Politicians felt obliged to speak the language of popular culture. Had we really created a more equal Britain?

We also learn how chavs and WAGs changed the way we look, why 'bagonomics' made handbags fashion essentials, what your postcode reveals about you and how Jade Goody paved the way for David Cameron.

1 hour

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Vitalic

    Repair Machines

  • Basement Jaxx

    Do Your Thing

  • Merkury Feat. Screama

    Best Thing

  • The Chemical Brothers

    Push the Button

  • Goldfrapp

    Ooh La La

  • Madonna

    Hung Up

  • Pet Shop Boys

    Love Etc

  • Elbow

    Grounds For Divorce

  • Jay-Z - I Made It

  • Jack White & Alicia Keys - Another Way to Die

  • Radiohead

    Weird Fishes/Arpeggi

  • The Good, The Bad & The Queen

    The Good, the Bad & the Queen

  • Sigur Rós


  • Quantic

    Apricot Morning