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DOCUMENTARY: REGGAE BRITTANIA

Posted by Anne van Lingen on

Reggae Brittania is a deep dive into the world of British reggae. The programme shows how it came from Jamaica in the 1960s to influence, over the next 20 years, both British music and society, and includes major artists and performances from that era: Big Youth, Max Romeo, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Jerry Dammers and The Specials, The Police, UB40, Dennis Bovell, lovers rock performers Carroll Thompson and Janet Kay, bands like Aswad and Steel Pulse and reggae admirers such as Boy George and Paul Weller.