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.
Although the stuffy, pompous, reactionary Alastair Dormandy appears to be a synthesis of Tory politicians from this era (though it isn't stated which party he belongs to), the 1967 Marine Broadcasting Offences Act outlawing pirate radio was ... ...
I can see your nuts, Nutsford.
Angus tells Carl about every second Saturday, where each DJ is allowed to invite one girl onto the boat. He then asks Carl who he will be inviting onto the boat, though Carl is not a DJ. Then the Count is also seen with twins, breaking the one girl rule. And Harold, the producer seen for a lot of the shows, is seen greeting a girl.
This film is dedicated to all who worked and broadcast on the pirate stations - all those wonderful years, all day and all of the night.
£1,804,773 (UK) (5 April 2009)
$7,994,115 (USA) (1 January 2010)