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Charles Hazlewood conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra in performances of works by George Gershwin at the Proms, including Rhapsody in Blue, Strike Up the Band and My Man's Gone Now. Show more
An investigation into Gershwin's classic composition, Summertime, which has been recorded in almost every style of music - from jazz to opera, rock to reggae, soul to samba. Show more
Documentary exploring Top of the Pops in 1976 as a barometer of the state of pop and light entertainment TV, when the charts belonged to Showaddywaddy and Brotherhood of Man. Show more
Pete Drummond introduces a concert from Queen Mary College with Ian Dury and the Blockheads, Chaz Jankel and Dr Feelgood.
First part of a compilation of BBC performances by the original Stiff Records artists, featuring Elvis Costello, Dr Feelgood and Ian Dury and the Blockheads. Show more
Compilation of BBC performances by the original Stiff Records artists and those associated with the label. Featuring Madness, Ian Dury, the Pogues, Lene Lovich and Jona Lewie. Show more