Frank Skinner and Suzy Klein explore the history of British popular entertainment before television.
Variety Finds a New Home
Episode 1x3; Dec 17, 2015
A look at how rock and roll exploded onto the scene after the second world war.
1x3: Variety Finds a New Home
1x2: The Rise of Variety
1x1: Music Hall
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