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Live Aid: Rockin' All Over the World

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After 12 weeks of manic preparation, the day of Live Aid - 13 July 1985 - has finally arrived. But will it pay off and, more importantly, will the punters pay up? There's electrifying archive footage from the gigs at Wembley and Philadelphia as Bob Geldof recalls last-minute nerves; Elton John, Queen, U2, David Bowie and Paul McCartney share the thrill of playing to a global audience of billions; and those who sat glued to TV screens - including Tony Blair, Helen Fielding and JK Rowling - recall the excitement of witnessing history in the making. Gina McKee narrates.
Reviving Asmana is tomorrow at 9.30pm on Radio 3, Geldof in Africa is on Monday at 7.30pm on BBC1 and The 20th Anniversary of Live Aid is on Tuesday at 8.30pm on Radio 2
Helen Fielding on the day that rocked the world: page 22

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Director: Janice Sutherland
Producer: Kate Werran

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Live Aid: Rockin' All Over the World

BBC Two England, 18 June 2005 22.55






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