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Top of the Pops

30/03/1989

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Gary Davies and Bruno Brookes present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 30 March 1989 and featuring Pat and Mick, Transvision Vamp, Fuzzbox, The Cult and Madonna. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gary Davies
Presenter:
Bruno Brookes
Performer:
Pat & Mick
Performer:
The Bangles
Performer:
Roachford
Performer:
The The
Performer:
Guns N’ Roses
Performer:
Fuzzbox
Performer:
The Cult
Performer:
Kon Kan

Billy Bragg on how one song - Rock Island Line - kickstarted the skiffle craze in 50s Britain and gave birth to the great British bands of the 60s. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Billy Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Winick
Interviewed Guest:
Chas McDevitt
Interviewed Guest:
Hylda Sims
Interviewed Guest:
Jeff Place
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Donegan
Interviewed Guest:
Ron Gould
Producer:
Celia Moore
Director:
George Scott

50s Britannia

Episode 1: Rock 'n' Roll Britannia

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 29 days

Documentary about the pre-Beatles rock era, when the likes of Lord Rockingham's XI, Vince Taylor and Cliff Richard and The Shadows created a unique copy of American rock 'n' roll. Show more

Billy Bragg on how one song - Rock Island Line - kickstarted the skiffle craze in 50s Britain and gave birth to the great British bands of the 60s. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Billy Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Winick
Interviewed Guest:
Chas McDevitt
Interviewed Guest:
Hylda Sims
Interviewed Guest:
Jeff Place
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Donegan
Interviewed Guest:
Ron Gould
Producer:
Celia Moore
Director:
George Scott

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