East meets West

Climb the Berlin Wall with the gripping Deutschland 83, a coming-of-age story set against the war between East and West cultures and politics in the 1980s.

From the spy antics to the 80s-era pop music, Deutschland 83 is a hugely entertaining spy thriller & it isn't too late to get started watching.
During the Cold War, East and West Germany faced massive division with a massive wall carving its way through the middle of Berlin.
Star of runaway success Deutschland 83 tells SBS German that he was surprised to find he's gained a newfound celebrity status internationally.
During the Cold War, those in East Germany had little freedom of choice in what they read, watched or consumed - yet amid the cultural embargo, locals found joy...
Germany isn't known for big-budget premium TV shows, but that is set to change with new spy drama Deutschland 83.

The Eighties

It was the decade of big hair, big phones, pastel suits, Cabbage Patch Kids, Rubik’s cubes, Yuppies, Air Jordans, shoulder pads and Pac Man. 

It was the little cable channel that could - within just a few years MTV went from being a scrappy upstart to defining the culture of the 1980s.
The 1980s were about more than just funny haircuts and Wham! It was also the decade that brought us some of televisions most entertaining shows.
The 1980s were an era where Greed Was Good and the hair was even better. Or at least bigger.
Sure, he’s a multi-million seller with Men at Work. But Sia’s uncle? Ringo’s rival? The inspiration for one of Australia’s most beloved comic creations? Who is...
On this week’s episode of 'The Playlist' podcast, Nick and Fiona talk about nostalgia’s stranglehold on entertainment.