The Thatcher Crisis Years

An era of protest and fury

Here is Mary Whitehouse in 1985 arguing against the movie director Michael Winner and a group of hunks dressed as the cinematic hero Rambo

Southall 1981 riot

The 1981 Southall riot saw a clash between the Oi! skinhead subculture and local Asian youth in a district of London that was part of a summer of riots

nationalised industries

Britain once had an economy made up of nationalised industries where the state ran water, transport, energy, telecoms and other services