4 Sight: 20 Years of Channel 4

At 4.45pm on Tue 2 Nov, 1982 Countdown hit the screens and launched a new era in British broadcasting with the advent of Channel 4. Nicknamed both Channel Bore and Channel Porn, the new channel took its remit seriously, with innovations in production, programming, and content. C4 has evolved and developed as the society it serves has changed. In association with The University of Salford, this season of screenings and events looks back over 20 years of C4 and its place in British culture. Co-programming by Andy Willis, Salford University. With many thanks to Pamela Dear, Press Archivist at C4.

Previously in this season

Little Stabs at Happiness: C4’s role in Animation & Shorts

A selection of the finest shorts & animation produced by Channel 4. Part of 4 Sight: 20 years of Channel 4season

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Saxophonist Danny witnesses the murder of his band manager and a deaf-mute girl after a gig and sets up to avenge her. Part of our…

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