Programme Index

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Top of the Pops

02/03/1989

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Gary Davies and Anthea Turner present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 2 March 1989 and featuring Living in a Box, Depeche Mode, Deacon Blue, Texas and Simple Minds. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gary Davies
Presenter:
Anthea Turner
Performer:
Living in a Box
Performer:
Sam Brown
Performer:
Jason Donovan
Performer:
Tyree
Performer:
Gloria Estefan
Performer:
Texas
Performer:
Simple Minds
Performer:
Poison

Duration: 57 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 6 months

Documentary re-evaluating the career of actress and singer Doris Day, who died in 2019 at the age of 97. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
James Garner
Participant:
Richard Carpenter
Participant:
Terence Davies
Participant:
Don Pippin

Top of the Pops

09/03/1989

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Nicky Campbell and Lenny Henry present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 9 March 1989 and featuring Dusty Springfield, Deacon Blue, Paula Abdul and Donna Summer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nicky Campbell
Presenter:
Lenny Henry
Performer:
Reynolds Girls
Performer:
Womack & Womack
Performer:
Deacon Blue
Performer:
Paula Abdul
Performer:
Bananarama
Performer:
Donna Summer
Performer:
Jason Donovan
Performer:
W.A.S.P.

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Documentary charting Britain's relationship with the pop icon, including the influence she has had on the country's music, fashion and sexual politics. Show more

Classic Albums

The Wailers: Catch a Fire

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for years

Series focusing on albums that have influenced the course of music. This edition looks at the 1973 Wailers album Catch a Fire, which brought international fame to Bob Marley. Show more

Contributors

Performer:
Bob Marley
Interviewed Guest:
Bunny Wailer
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Blackwell
Interviewed Guest:
Sylvan Morris
Interviewed Guest:
Winston Martin
Interviewed Guest:
Tony Platt
Interviewed Guest:
John "Rabbit" Bundrick
Interviewed Guest:
Wayne Perkins
Interviewed Guest:
Rita Marley
Interviewed Guest:
Marlene Brown
Producer:
Jeremy Marre
Series Producer:
Nick de Grunwald

Reginald D Hunter's Songs of the South

Episode 3: Mississippi and Louisiana

Duration: 60 minutes

on BBC Four HD

In the final part of his road trip, Reginald D Hunter travels down the Mississippi from Memphis to New Orleans to learn about the birth of blues music. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Ben Whalley
Series Producer:
Ben Whalley
Executive Producer:
Mark Cooper
Participant:
Dr John undefined
Participant:
Allen Toussaint
Participant:
Irma Thomas
Participant:
Steve Cropper
Participant:
Eddie Floyd

Genres

BBC Four HD

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