A look at the development of British indie music and the rise of independent record label from the 1970s, when the music industry was controlled by the major record labels and releasing a record independently seemed an impossible dream.
Produced in 2015, the series was broadcast on BBC Four. Episode 2 acknowledges the pivotal role of John Peel, for offering one of the few places where these records could be heard.
- Episode 1: The Diy movement
- Episode 2: The Alternative '80s (Peel makes an appearance from around 12.30 of the video)
- Episode 3: Into the Mainstream