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The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour

Episode 2: 'The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Arena's double bill concludes. Fully restored and with a remixed soundtrack, 'The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour comes out of the shadows and onto the screen. Show more

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The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour

Episode 1: Magical Mystery Tour Revisited

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

The making of The Beatles' controversial 1967 film, featuring previously unseen archive footage. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Francis Hanly
Executive Producer:
Anthony Wall
Executive Producer:
Jeff Jones
Participant:
Paul McCartney
Participant:
Ringo Starr
Participant:
Martin Scorsese
Participant:
Peter Fonda
Participant:
Terry Gilliam
Participant:
Paul Merton
Participant:
Neil Innes

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Jana Bokova's Havana

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

1990 documentary in which the citizens of Havana talk about their lives, their city and Cuba under Castro, despite anxieties and fears about opening up to a foreign film crew. Show more

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The Roundhouse - The People's Palace

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Four HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

The tragicomic rollercoaster story of a unique venue, the Roundhouse in north London, which has hosted virtually every big name in rock and alternative theatre since 1966. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Anthony Wall
Series Editor:
Anthony Wall

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Stanley and his Daughters

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Exploring the relationship of artist Stanley Spencer's daughters, Unity and Shirin, as they try to understand and reclaim their father and investigate their family's archaeology. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Unity Spencer
Participant:
Shirin Spencer
Participant:
John Spencer
Director:
Francis Hanly
Executive Producer:
Anthony Wall
Executive Producer:
Philip Armstrong-Dampier
Production Company:
1212 Productions

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Alone with Chrissie Hynde

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Arena spends the summer with supercool self-confessed rock chick, Chrissie Hynde. Featuring a glorious live performance at one of London's most intimate venues. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Chrissie Hynde
Series Editor:
Anthony Wall
Editor:
Alex Jones

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Loretta Lynn - Still a Mountain Girl

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

With contributions from her family and fellow musicians, now in her early eighties and still going strong, country music singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn looks back at her life. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Loretta Lynn
Executive Producer:
Anthony Wall
Participant:
Willie Nelson
Participant:
Sheryl Crow
Participant:
Garth Brooks
Participant:
Jack White
Participant:
Sissy Spacek
Production Company:
Yap Films
Production Company:
Thirteen Productions LLC

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All the World's a Screen - Shakespeare on Film

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary exploring the rich, global history of Shakespeare in the cinema, with a treasure trove of film extracts and archival interviews with their creators. Show more

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American Epic

Episode 1: The Big Bang

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series telling the stories of the pioneers of American roots music. The 1920s saw record companies travel rural America to record the music of ordinary people. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Anthony Wall
Producer:
Duke Erikson
Executive Producer:
T Bone Burnett
Executive Producer:
Robert Redford
Executive Producer:
Jack White
Participant:
Nas
Participant:
Taj Mahal
Production Company:
Lo-Max

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American Epic

Episode 2: Blood and Soil

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series telling the stories of the pioneers of American roots music. The second episode explores gospel, the songs of the coal mines and the Mississippi Delta blues. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Anthony Wall
Producer:
Duke Erikson
Executive Producer:
T Bone Burnett
Executive Producer:
Robert Redford
Executive Producer:
Jack White
Production Company:
Lo-Max

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American Epic

Episode 3: Out of the Many, the One

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The story of the pioneers of American roots music explores Hawaiian music, Cajun music and Mississippi John Hurt's blues. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Anthony Wall
Producer:
Duke Erikson
Executive Producer:
T Bone Burnett
Executive Producer:
Robert Redford
Executive Producer:
Jack White
Production Company:
Lo-Max

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Sister Wendy and the Art of the Gospel

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Documentary telling the personal story of Sister Wendy Beckett, who travelled the world telling the story of Christian art and painting in the 1990s, quickly becoming a star. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Anthony Wall
Presenter:
Wendy Beckett
Executive Producer:
Wendy Robbins

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1966 - 50 Years Ago Today

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary marking the year pop music and popular culture ripped up the rule book, as restless experimentation and the search for new forms of expression took hold. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Paul Tickell
Director:
Paul Tickell
Series Editor:
Anthony Wall
Writer:
Jon Savage

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The 50 Year Argument - The New York Review of Books

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Martin Scorsese's documentary film charting literary, political and cultural history as per the New York Review of Books, America's leading journal of ideas since 1963. Show more

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The Everly Brothers: Songs of Innocence and Experience

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

1984 film about the Everly Brothers, among the most successful and revered of the early rock 'n' roll giants, who influenced the Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel and the Beach Boys. Show more

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The Everly Brothers Reunion Concert

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

1983 reunion concert by the Everly Brothers following their ten-year split. They chose the Royal Albert Hall as they had treasured memories of playing there with their father Ike. Show more

Contributors

Performer:
Don Everly
Performer:
Phil Everly
Producer:
Alan Yentob
Producer:
Anthony Wall
Director:
Rick Gardner

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Whatever Happened to Spitting Image?

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary telling the story of the genesis of the satirical puppet show Spitting Image, with contributions from caricaturists Peter Fluck and Roger Law and producer John Lloyd. Show more

Contributors

Editor:
Alex Jones
Director:
Anthony Wall
Participant:
Peter Fluck
Participant:
Roger Law
Participant:
John Lloyd

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