POST-PUNK BAND AU PAIRS: 'THE THATCHER YEARS GAVE US PLENTY OF MATERIAL'
Forty years ago, the Birmingham band released their debut album, and its frank, forthright songs about sex and equality are still pertinent. They explain how music gave their anger a voice Forty years ago this month, one of the best but often forgotten albums of the 1980s was released: Playing Wit . . .
MEL B ON DOMESTIC ABUSE, TRAUMA AND RECOVERY: 'IN MY MIND THERE WAS NO WAY OUT'
Four years after escaping her marriage, the former Spice Girl talks about confidence, family - and why the pandemic has led to a rise in abusive relationships Melanie Brown is in her tracksuit talking to me from her Leeds home. Her mother has popped round and is chomping away on an Easter egg she . . .
DELIA DERBYSHIRE: THE MYTHS AND THE LEGENDARY TAPES REVIEW - PLAYFUL PAEAN TO A MUSICAL PIONEER
Experimental and inventive, Caroline Catz's film paints a fond, intimate and arty portrait of the influential electronic musician I hope films like Delia Derbyshire: The Myths and the Legendary Tapes (BBC Four) will still have a home at the BBC after BBC Four becomes an archive-only channel, as is . . .