Remembering the rival Mods & Rockers 50 years on

Every generation has its rebellious trend. But few youth cults have achieved the notoriety of the Mods and Rockers. 50 years ago this weekend, rival gangs clashed on beaches along the South Coast, most famously at Brighton.

Remembering the rival 'Mods' and 'Rockers'

Every generation has its rebellious trend. But few youth cults have achieved the notoriety of the Mods and Rockers.

50 years ago this weekend, rival gangs clashed on beaches along the South Coast, most famously at Brighton. But why did they clash so much? And what's happened to them since? Malcolm Shaw has been to meet the Mods and Rockers.