Talk2TheHand 90s

Talk2TheHand 90s

Beth and Jimmy rewind to the 90s to unpick the stories of famous and infamous names, shows, and events of the 90s and find out what happened next. Laugh and reminisce with us as we stay deliberately lost down Memory Lane, you’ll never be closer to the 90s. Talk2TheHand is an independent podcast run by husband and wife, Jimmy and Beth. Obsessed with 90s nostalgia and 90s celebrities, we’ll rewind the years and take you back to the greatest era of our lives. New episodes bursting with 1990s nostalgia released on Tuesdays. Give us a follow and we’ll keep you gooey in 1990s love. Get in touch with us to suggest future episodes, tell us whether you are enjoying the podcast, or just to have a chinwag about the 90s. Find us on Twitter @talk2thehandpod or email us at jimmy@talk2thehand.co.uk or beth@talk2thehand.co.uk Did we say we loved the 90s?

Episodes

July 16, 2024 16 mins

In this gripping episode, we delve into the glamorous yet tumultuous life of Gianni Versace, the fashion icon who revolutionised the industry with his bold designs and larger-than-life persona. Born in Reggio Calabria, Italy, Versace's early life and rise to fame are a testament to his unyielding passion for fashion and his relentless drive to succeed. We'll explore his journey from a young boy in a small Italian town to the head o...

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In this special 50th episode of the podcast, we take you back to the summer of 1996, a time when football fever swept across England during the UEFA European Championship, commonly known as Euro '96. As the host nation, England was under immense pressure and excitement, with fans dreaming of reliving the glory of their 1966 World Cup triumph. We begin by setting the stage, exploring the atmosphere in England leading up to the tourn...

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In this episode, we take you on a nostalgic journey through the vibrant story of S Club 7, the iconic British pop group that took the world by storm in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Formed by the legendary music manager Simon Fuller, S Club 7 quickly became a household name with their catchy hits, infectious energy, and a unique blend of music and television. Join us as we explore the group's meteoric rise to fame, their impact o...

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In this episode, we dive into one of the most iconic and impactful storylines in British soap opera history: the "Free Deirdre" campaign from Coronation Street. In 1998, the nation was gripped by the wrongful imprisonment of Deirdre Barlow, a beloved character played by Anne Kirkbride. Join us as we explore the plot's origins, the public's overwhelming reaction, and the storyline's lasting impact on both the show and British cultur...

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In this episode, we delve into one of the most turbulent periods in recent British history: the introduction of the poll tax and the subsequent riots that shook the nation. The poll tax, officially known as the Community Charge, was introduced by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s government in the late 1980s. Intended as a reform of local government finance, it quickly became one of the most controversial and unpopular policies of...

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Welcome to our latest episode, where we dive into the iconic British television drama series, "London's Burning." This beloved show, which aired from 1988 to 2002, captivated audiences with its gripping portrayal of the lives of firefighters at the fictional Blackwall Fire Station in East London. Join us as we explore the origins of the series, its compelling storylines, and the talented cast that brought these unforgettable charac...

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As the clock ticked down to the year 2000, a wave of fear and uncertainty gripped the world. In this riveting episode, we delve into the phenomenon known as the Y2K Bug, a computer glitch that threatened to bring modern civilisation to its knees. We'll explore how a seemingly simple date formatting issue sparked a global frenzy, prompting widespread fear of technological collapse. Our journey begins with a look at the origins of th...

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In our 44th episode, we delve into the fascinating life and career of Jeremy Beadle, the beloved British television presenter, writer, and prankster. From his humble beginnings to his rise to fame, Beadle's journey is one of resilience, creativity, and boundless wit.

Born on April 12, 1948, in Hackney, London, Beadle's early years were marked by adversity as he battled with Poland Syndrome, a rare condition affecting the developmen...

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Step back in time with us as we embark on a journey down memory lane to revisit one of the most beloved and iconic television series of the 20th century - Grange Hill. Join us in this special episode as we delve into the history, impact, and enduring legacy of this groundbreaking British drama series that captivated audiences for over three decades.

We kick off our exploration by tracing the origins of Grange Hill, from its incepti...

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Welcome to our podcast episode dedicated to exploring the fascinating world of Tamagotchis, those beloved virtual pets that captured the hearts of millions around the globe!

In our first segment, we'll delve into the origins of Tamagotchis, tracing their roots back to Japan in the 1990s. Developed by Bandai, these pocket-sized digital pets quickly became a cultural phenomenon, captivating both children and adults alike with their s...

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Join us on a captivating journey through the life and career of one of Britain's most beloved entertainers: Cilla Black. From her humble beginnings as a singer in Liverpool to her iconic role as a television presenter, Cilla's story is one of talent, perseverance, and enduring love.

We'll start by tracing Cilla's rise to fame in the 1960s music scene, where she captivated audiences with her powerful voice and infectious personality...

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In this special episode, we're taking a trip down memory lane to revisit the iconic TV series that defined a generation: "Saved By The Bell." From its debut in 1989 to its lasting impact on pop culture, we'll explore the highs and lows of life at Bayside High.

First, we'll delve into the origins of the show and its journey to becoming a cultural phenomenon. Created by Sam Bobrick and originally titled "Good Morning, Miss Bliss," th...

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Step back in time to the nostalgic era of the 1990s with our latest podcast episode as we delve into the cultural phenomenon of the most streamed albums of that decade. Join us as we explore the top 20, with this episode running down the top ten.

This concluding episode will see us visit acts like Oasis (again!), Dr. Dre, Meatloaf, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, Nirvana and more.

We unravel the secrets behind the various album's...

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Step back in time to the nostalgic era of the 1990s with our latest podcast episode as we delve into the cultural phenomenon of the most streamed albums of that decade. Join us as we explore the top 20, starting in this episode with the countdown from 20 to 11.

This first episode of two will see us visit acts like 2Pac, Lauryn Hill, Eminem, Shania Twain, Radiohead, Oasis, The Verve and Alanis Morissette.

We unravel the secrets behi...

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Join us as we talk through the extraordinary life of Celine Dion, a global icon whose talent made her a worldwide star. In this episode, we explore the remarkable journey of a young girl from Charlemagne, Quebec, who overcame adversity to become one of the most celebrated vocalists of all time.

Celine's story begins with a childhood marked by tragedy and triumph. We delve into the harrowing accident she experienced at the age of fi...

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Join us on another nostalgic journey as we delve into the story of East 17, the iconic British boy band that were a regular presence in the charts in the 1990s. In this episode, we trace their humble beginnings, from their formation in Walthamstow, London, in 1991, to their meteoric rise to fame with hits like "House of Love" and "It's Alright." With their unique blend of pop, R&B, and dance music, East 17 quickly captured the ...

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Delve into the electrifying rise, captivating fall, and triumphant resurgence of Mark Morrison in this gripping podcast episode. From his humble beginnings to the dizzying heights of fame, listeners will be transported through the tumultuous journey of the British R&B sensation. There is one section where Suge Knight and Daniel O'Donnell are, for the first time in the world ever, mentioned in the same paragraph.

The episode unr...

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In this riveting podcast episode, we delve into the complex and controversial life of O.J. Simpson, a name synonymous with both athletic greatness and legal infamy. Our narrative begins on the football field, where Simpson became a legend with his exceptional skills, earning accolades such as the Heisman Trophy and a successful career in the NFL.

However, the episode takes a dramatic turn as we explore the infamous trial of the cen...

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In this latest Talk2TheHand podcast episode, we delve into the melodious world of The Beautiful South, an English pop rock group that left a memorable mark on the music scene. Formed in 1988 by Paul Heaton and Dave Hemingway, both former members of The Housemartins, the band embarked on a unique musical journey that fused poignant lyrics with irresistible pop-rock beats.

Our exploration begins with the band's inception, tracing the...

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Welcome to another episode of Talk2TheHand, where we delve into the life and career of influential 90s. In this episode, we turn our attention to the one and only Coolio, the Grammy-winning rapper whose iconic anthem "Gangsta's Paradise" became a cultural touchstone of the '90s.

Our journey begins with Coolio's early life, exploring the streets of Compton, California, where he grew up amidst the challenges of urban life. We unravel...

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