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Pirate Radio


In mid- to late-'60s Britain, an unusual yet colorful subculture sprang up and thrived as a product of the upswing in British pop music, only to meet its doom within a few short years. Though the BBC functioned as the country's main source of news and music, its programmers offered very little airtime to rock & roll -- which left an overwhelming need unfulfilled. In response, small bands of "pirate" radio enthusiasts set up broadcasting towers on boats just outside of English boundary waters, and...more Critics


Dave White Profile

Dramamine required.

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Jen Yamato Profile

Sappy Brits play music on a boat.

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58 out of 100 Metascore®

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For Families


Pause for kids 16 & under

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