Following his earlier A brief history of the Teddy Boys, Mitch Mitchell recalls the rivalries, real and manufactured, between the Mods and Rockers.
Mitch Mitchell (‘the Fenland Kid’) is back with another people’s music playlist. This time he’s here with a brief history of Country and Western.
In the latest instalment of our What a way to make a living series, Mitch Mitchell reports on his experiences driving minicabs over the decades
Mitch Mitchell is back with another people’s music playlist. This time he’s here with a brief history of The Blues
Mitch Mitchell is back with another people's music playlist. This time he's introducing Skiffle.
Mitch Mitchell introduces a new series of playlists of 'music of the people'. He starts this week with Doo Wop.
In recent years, especially since the referendum, electoral politics, as well as discussions in the media, have been predicated on increasingly open hostility to migrants and refugees. Mitch Mitchell recounts four of the most popular anti-migration myths and why they are wrong.
As homelessness figures have risen yet again, Mitch Mitchell looks at the history of housing in the UK the post-war period.
Mitch Mitchell argues that putting more police on the streets will not solve the problem of knife crime and will lead to more targeting of BAME youth.
The post war youth subculture that became the subject of a moral panic.