Autumn 1942. After fighting the first battle on the Western Front,
Simon Boulderstone searches for his brother.
First shown on BBC1
Followed by Weather
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers and Vera Drake are among the reviews.
(Stuart Maconie's DVD review: page 36)
An evening of Eric Clapton programmes kicks off with a selection of his performances at the BBC and beyond.
Clapton performs songs by blues pioneer Robert Johnson , during tour rehearsals, in an LA hotel and in a Dallas warehouse where Johnson made some of his final recordings.
The power trio's farewell show at London's Royal Albert Hall , starring Clapton, bassist/ vocalist Jack Bruce and drummer Ginger Baker. First shown in 1969. First shown on BBCI RT DIRECT: The Clapton-scored drama Edge of Darkness is available on DVD for E13.99 (RRP £15.99) including p&p. To order call [number removed]3850 (national rate) Phill Jupitus on Cream: page 36
Mayall's colourful career is traced, up to his birthday reunion concert in Liverpool, 2003, with Eric Clapton and Mick Taylor.
the murder of the Russian royals marked a move to Communism. Seventy years later, the fall of the Berlin Wall bookended the ideology's collapse