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Radio Ga Ga - A Celebration of Radio

Stuart Maconie reaches the penultimate programme of the series charting the history of modern Britain in over 50 records. Tonight, he looks at Queen's 1984 hit Radio Ga Ga as a starting point to examine music that celebrates our relationship with radio.

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57 minutes

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Wed 22 Mar 2017 23:00

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  • What's your favourite memory of listening to the radio?
  • Where did you listen to the radio?  Which programmes did you enjoy growing up?
  • Despite all the competition for our attention, why do you think radio is always popular?
  • If there was one song that you'd want to thank the radio for introducing you to, what song would it be?

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