Summary:THE LAST ROAR Prof Peter Hennessy continues his quest....with recollections and revelations about the 1950s, the post-war heyday in the country's history. Britain seemed to be successfully combining the old and the new - the pageantry of the Coronation with scientific advance. Yet there were already fears of a crime wave as the 'Teddy Boy' craze caused a moral panic, while the Suez debacle forced Britain to re-think its role in the world.
Description:HISTORICAL SERIES EXAMINING POST WAR BRITAIN,STARTING WITH THE PERIOD 1945-1961. PRESENTED BY PETER HENNESSY.