The Thatcher Crisis Years

An era of protest and fury

It's a Sin

The Russell T Davies series It’s a Sin shows what it was like to be young and gay in the 1980s under Margaret Thatcher and with AIDS

1981 riots

2021 will be the fourtieth anniversary of the 1981 riots and the tenth anniverary of the 2011 riots so what lessons have been learned?

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

The 1981 riots presented the news media of the time with a huge challenge covering live events around the country that sprang up at a moment’s notice