• Publication date: February 1, 2014

Pirate Radio

In 1966 a wave of illegal radio stations washed over the UK becoming popular with the public overnight because they play rock and pop music. 17 year-old Carl is sent by his mom to live with his godfather Quentin, who just happens to run Rock Radio, a revered pirate radio station...

Program data

Duration: 105

Production Year: 2009

MBC 2:

December 31, 2015 10:30 (KSA) ~ December 31, 2015 09:30 (CLT)

In 1966 a wave of illegal radio stations washed over the UK becoming popular with the public overnight because they play rock and pop music. 17 year-old Carl is sent by his mom to live with his godfather Quentin, who just happens to run Rock Radio, a revered pirate radio station. Immediately, the station’s gang of DJs anchored in the North Sea accepts Carl as one of the family, as a frustrated government minister Sir Alistair Dormandy starts fanning the flames of a war against non-government-supervised radio stations, pirate radios like Rock Radio…

Starring:

  • Philip Seymour Hoffman as The Count
  • Bill Nighy as Quentin
  • Rhys Ifans as Gavin
  • Nick Frost as Dave
  • Kenneth Branagh as Minister Dormandy
  • January Jones as Elenore
  • Emma Thompson as Charlotte
  • Will Adamsdale as ‘News’ John Mayford

Directed by: Richard Curtis

Rating: R for language, and some sexual content including brief nudity