Through The Decades
Through The Decades
About Through The Decades
Absolute Radio’s Andy Bush takes a household name on a journey through time - starting in the 60s, across the 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s, 10s and back to the present day - as they share their stories of how each decade has shaped their lives and made them who they are today.
Comic, impressionist and actor Jon Clushaw joins Andy Bush as he takes a trip through time in this edition of 'Through the Decades'. Jon discusses sticky floors from 90s clubs, his love for Dr Who and growing up during the miner's strike of the 1980s. Music featured includes David Bowie, Robbie Williams, George Michael and Sam Fender.
With tens of millions of books sold world wide, acclaimed author Dame Jacqueline Wilson jumps through time with Andy Bush, telling tales of jumping train barriers, living in a girls only hostel and how she created the infamous Tracy Beaker series. Music featured in this episode includes Dory Previn, PinkPantheress, Norah Jones and Queen
Actor and comic Ralf Little joins Andy Bush as he goes through the decades, telling us how he fell in love with Fleetwood Mac, what working with the infamous Caroline Aherne was like and what happened when he met Noel Gallagher for the very first time. Music in this episode includes Eminem, Fleetwood Mac, The Beatles and The Weeknd
One of the most influential British musicians sits down with Andy Bush to go Through the Decades. In today’s Noel Gallagher gives his opinions on music ‘talent’ shows, his favourite Oasis songs and tells us about the one and only time he met Keith Richards from the Rolling Stones. Music featured in this episode include The Smiths, The Bee Gees, The La's and Young Fathers
Choreographer, dancer and TV personality Craig Revel Horwood joins Andy Bush as he goes Through the Decades, journeying from Australia in the 1960s to campaigning for HIV activists in the 1980s. Join us as Craig reveals why he originally turned down a judging spot on Strictly Come Dancing and how passing his British citizen test became a big challenge. Music featured in this episode includes Destiny's Child, Culture Club and Kylie Minogue
Comedian and presenter Mel Giedroyc joins Andy Bush as she goes Through the Decades, taking a nostalgic look at her late father’s 2 year journey from Siberia to the UK during the war, informing us of her rave happenings in the 1990s and spilling the beans on what really happened when Sue Perkins and herself left the Great British Bake Off. Music featured in this episode include The KLF, Kraftwerk, Wolf Alice and Jimi Hendrix
Coming soon! Through The Decades from Absolute Radio, in which Andy Bush and his guests voyage through time to relive their precious moments – travelling all the way from the swingin’ 60s through to the strangeness of the 2020s, digging up the iconic moments that made them who they are today. From Oasis’s Noel Gallagher and Drag Race’ Jujubee, to Bake Off’s Mel Giedroyc, Death in Paradise’ Ralf Little and Spitting Image’ Jon Culshaw. What was their earliest childhood memory? Their ‘firsts’ in life? Oasis vs. Blur?! Get a taster of the first series here...
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