How Clubbing Changed The World



Actor and international DJ Idris Elba, counts down the defining moments of the greatest cultural phenomenon of our generation in How Clubbing Changed the World.

Reaching far beyond the sweaty dance floors of the Hacienda and the Ministry of Sound, this 2 hour special reveals how British night clubbing transformed our nation and was exported globally to influence societies across the world.

From sun-kissed holidays on the party Island of  Ibiza to the 2012 Olympic opening ceremony, illegal warehouse raves to Labour’s 1992 adoption of D Ream’s ‘Things Can Only Get Better’, clubbing has touched everyone’s life whether they know it or not. This is an international story, going beyond the music to look at everything from clubbing’s influence on real estate, to drug use, fashion, politics and the drinks industry.

With personal insights and club-raising anecdotes from, David Guetta, Armand van Helden, Paul Oakenfold, Will I Am, Nile Rodgers, Goldie, Pete Tong, Katy B , Skream and former Home Secretary Michael Howard plus many more this entertaining and thought-provoking television event celebrates a very British success story