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Marty Feldman - Six Degrees of Separation

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Profile of Marty Feldman, one of the forgotten greats of British comedy, who was a success on both radio and later TV, where he worked alongside the Pythons on The Frost Report. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Michael Palin
Participant:
Michael Palin
Participant:
David Frost
Participant:
David Frost
Participant:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
Participant:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
Participant:
Barry Levinson
Participant:
Barry Levinson
Participant:
John Cleese
Participant:
John Cleese
Participant:
Dom DeLuise
Participant:
Larry Gelbart
Participant:
Barry Levinson
Participant:
Barry Levinson
Producer:
Jeff Simpson
Producer:
Jeff Simpson
Director:
Jeff Simpson
Director:
Jeff Simpson
Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright
Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright

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Legends

Edith Piaf - Singing Her Life

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Profile of legendary French chanteuse Edith Piaf, whose talent for re-inventing herself was second only to her phenomenal voice and who used her tough upbringing to feed her art. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Ute Lemper
Participant:
Gene Lees
Participant:
Margaret Crosland

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Legends

Legends

Val Doonican Rocks

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

An affectionate portrait of popular Irish entertainer Val Doonican, as famous for his props such as cardigans and rocking chair as for his easy-listening style. Show more

Legends

The Motown Invasion

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary showing what made Motown special in the UK through the lens of two 1965 moments - the Motown Revue UK tour and the Sounds of Motown Ready Steady Go! television special. Show more

Legends

The Beverley Sisters - Tickled Pink

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Profile of singing trio the Beverley Sisters, charting their rise from their humble beginnings in London's East End to big stars at the forefront of the TV revolution in the 1950s. Show more

Legends

Dennis Wilson: The Real Beach Boy

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Profile of Dennis Wilson, the drummer in the Beach Boys and the only one who surfed, the one who drove hot rod cars in competition and the one who got all the girls. Show more

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Herb Alpert, Tijuana Brass and Other Delights

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

The story of musician, producer and artist Herb Alpert. This profile platforms his music and artwork as he exhibits his sculptures for Hollywood's art elite. Show more

Legends

Roll over Beethoven - The Chess Records Saga

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary commemorating the 60th anniversary of the blues, rock 'n' roll, R&B and soul record label which shaped the musical landscape of the second half of the 20th century. Show more

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Thin Lizzy: Bad Reputation

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Portrait of Irish rockers Thin Lizzy, who had success in the 70s with albums like Jailbreak, but were hit by drug and alcohol problems that led to the death of founder Phil Lynott. Show more