Programme Index

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Top of the Pops

16/02/1989

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Mark Goodier and Andy Crane present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 16 February 1989 and featuring Def Leppard, Gloria Estefan, Texas, Sam Brown and The Style Council. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Goodier
Presenter:
Andy Crane
Performer:
Def Leppard
Performer:
Simple Minds
Performer:
Gloria Estefan
Performer:
Texas
Performer:
Sam Brown
Performer:
Marc Almond
Performer:
Gene Pitney
Performer:
S’Express

Sound of Musicals with Neil Brand

Episode 3: Seasons of Love

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 4 months

Neil explores why musical theatre is thriving in the 21st century, charting the rise of the 'megamusical' and seeing how they have also captured contemporary life. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Neil Brand
Producer:
Andy Hall
Director:
Andy Hall
Executive Producer:
John Das
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Rice
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Menken
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Lopez

Top of the Pops

23/02/1989

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Bruno Brookes and Susie Mathis present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 23 February 1989 and featuring S-Express, Dusty Springfield, Michael Ball and Simple Minds. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Bruno Brookes
Presenter:
Susie Mathis
Performer:
S’Express
Performer:
Michael Jackson
Performer:
Edie Brickell
Performer:
New Bohemians
Performer:
Rick Astley
Performer:
Hue and Cry
Performer:
Michael Ball
Performer:
Simple Minds
Performer:
Bananarama

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 6 days

Stewart Copeland looks at the transcendent powers of music as he travels to Morocco to play with Gnawa musicians, hangs out with Steve Reich and meets gospel singer CeCe Winans. Show more

Film telling the story of Buddy Holly's tragically short life and career through interviews with those who knew and worked with him, combined with contributions from music fans. Show more

Contributors

Performer:
Buddy Holly
Production Company:
1515 Productions Ltd
Director:
George Scott
Producer:
Celia Moore
Participant:
Jerry Allison
Participant:
Maria Elena Holly
Participant:
Larry Holley
Participant:
Sonny West
Participant:
David Bigham
Participant:
Kevin Montgomery
Participant:
Don McLean
Participant:
Edna Gundersen
Participant:
Paul Anka
Participant:
Dion DiMucci
Participant:
Sonny Curtis
Participant:
Bob Harris
Participant:
Don Everly
Participant:
Albert Lee
Participant:
Hank Marvin
Participant:
Robert Wyatt
Participant:
Brian May
Participant:
Larry Welborn

Reginald D Hunter's Songs of the South

Episode 2: Alabama and Georgia

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Reginald D Hunter continues his road trip, discovering the soul riches of Muscle Shoals in Alabama before returning to his home state of Georgia. Show more

The Story Of...

Series 1

Episode 1: Pulp's Common People

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Documentary series uncovering the stories behind famous songs. This edition looks at Pulp's Common People, a song that examines class, politics and Britain in the 90s. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 6 days

Stewart Copeland looks at the transcendent powers of music as he travels to Morocco to play with Gnawa musicians, hangs out with Steve Reich and meets gospel singer CeCe Winans. Show more

Sound of Musicals with Neil Brand

Episode 3: Seasons of Love

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 4 months

Neil explores why musical theatre is thriving in the 21st century, charting the rise of the 'megamusical' and seeing how they have also captured contemporary life. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Neil Brand
Producer:
Andy Hall
Director:
Andy Hall
Executive Producer:
John Das
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Rice
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Menken
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Lopez

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