R | | Comedy, Drama, Music
A band of rogue DJs that captivated Britain, playing the music that defined a generation and standing up to a government that wanted classical music, and nothing else, on the airwaves.
The real pirate radio station Radio Caroline lent a great deal of the equipment seen on the ship. Although the turntables and broadcasting equipment is predominantly from the late sixties to the early seventies it wasn't in fact used on Radio ... ...
No one likes it, apart from blind people, and I'm sure even they can sense it profound ugliness as it passes by.
When Rhys Darby's character Angus is first introduced, He has a modern pair of "Panasonic" headphones on. At the time, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. commercialized its products throughout Europe under the "National" branding. The "Panasonic" branding, introduced in Japan as a brand for audio speakers and introduced as Matsushita's main branding for its consumer electronics in the United States six years later, was not used in Europe until 1980.
There is an additional scene after the credits have ended.
£1,804,773 (UK) (5 April 2009)
$7,994,115 (USA) (1 January 2010)