Music and dancing from the sumptuous ballrooms of Vienna's Hofburg
Palace. Waltzes, polkas, mazurkas and galops by the Strauss family are performed on period instruments by the Wiener Akademie. The traditional New Year's Day concert from Vienna will be shown on BBC2
The release of Disney's 101 Dalmations in made the author Dodie Smith a household name. However, in the 30s she was a successful dramatist and in the next decade she produced her masterpiece I Capture the Castle. So why is she all but forgotten?
Tracing the soul superstar's personal and professional life, from his 1930s gospel roots in the Mississippi delta through to his R&B pop career, his contributions to the civil rights struggle and his untimely death in 1964. Interviewees include Aretha Franklin and Bobby Womack.
Jools Holland narrates.
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