1960s Mods on Panorama

by Modculture 1 May, 2009


The BBC archive has just been raided, with the corporation just making available its piece on mods and rockers in 1964 via the BBC website.

A week after an outbreak of violence in Clacton on Easter weekend 1964, Panorama caught up with a group of mods and rockers to talk about their tribal codes, find out what fuelled their rivalry and discover whether there would be further trouble next Bank Holiday. For the mods' side of the story click here to view the clip.

You can also see the rockers take here. The clips are accompanied by a piece on the Panorama website about the bank holiday riots, you can read that here.

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