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Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary that showcases Britain’s iconic 1960s music show, Ready Steady Go!, which revolutionised television 'for the kids' and introduced emerging talent from the era. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Eric Burdon
Interviewed Guest:
Melanie Coe
Interviewed Guest:
Theresa Confrey
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Cowey
Interviewed Guest:
Georgie Fame
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Executive Producer:
Malcolm Gerrie
Executive Producer:
Genevieve Dolittle
Producer:
Geoff Wonfor

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Archive clips of the best moments from Britain’s first 1960s pop show, Ready Steady Go!, which featured a fun combination of music, fashion and celebrity interviews. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Malcolm Gerrie
Executive Producer:
Genevieve Dolittle
Executive Producer:
Justus Haerder
Executive Producer:
William Kennedy
Executive Producer:
Stuart Souter
Executive Producer:
Peter Stack
Producer:
Helen Carr
Producer:
Geoff Wonfor

A Life on Screen

Julie Walters

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Documentary telling the story behind the success of Julie Walters. Includes interviews with Victoria Wood, Celia Imrie, Rupert Grint, Alan Bleasdale and Willy Russell. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Julie Walters
Participant:
Victoria Wood
Participant:
Celia Imrie
Participant:
Rupert Grint
Participant:
Alan Bleasdale
Participant:
Willy Russell
Participant:
Gary Lewis
Participant:
Hugh Bonneville
Executive Producer:
Katherine Allen
Executive Producer:
Clare Brown

On Film

Episode 3: Highlands on Film

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

From crofters, mountains and midges to hunting, whisky and the Highland Games, newsreel archive gems and documentary collections create a portrait of the region and its people. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright
Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright

Series

On Film

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

An affectionate portrait of Glasgow's rich entertainment history. Featuring interviews with stars who braved some of the UK's toughest venues and footage of classic performances. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stanley Baxter
Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright

A Life on Screen

Stephen Fry

Duration: 1 hour

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

In this documentary, Stephen Fry tells the story behind his success, after presenting the Baftas for more than ten years. Featuring interviews with Hugh Laurie and Alan Davies. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Stephen Fry
Participant:
John Lloyd
Participant:
Hermione Norris
Participant:
Michael Sheen
Participant:
Hugh Laurie
Participant:
Alan Davies
Executive Producer:
Clare Brown
Executive Producer:
Katherine Allen
Production Company:
Whizz Kid Entertainment

A Life on Screen

Michael Palin

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Michael Palin tells the story behind his success. Including interviews from John Cleese, David Jason, Connie Booth, Armando Iannucci and Clem Vallance. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Michael Palin
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Hewison
Interviewed Guest:
Roger Mills
Interviewed Guest:
David Jason
Interviewed Guest:
John Cleese
Interviewed Guest:
Basil Pao
Interviewed Guest:
Connie Booth
Interviewed Guest:
Angela Elbourne
Interviewed Guest:
Clem Vallance
Interviewed Guest:
Armando Iannucci
Series Producer:
Samantha Peters
Executive Producer:
Clare Brown
Executive Producer:
Katherine Allen
Executive Producer:
Kate Phillips
Executive Producer:
Pinki Chambers
Production Company:
Whizz Kid Entertainment
Off-line editing:
Peter Elphick
Producer:
Louise Meager
Graphic Designer:
Keith Haynes
On-line editing:
Ben Salkeld
Re-recording mixer:
Jules Woods
Production Company:
Spin Cycle TV
Production Company:
Asia Pacific Vision

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Documentary film celebrating the big band sound and uncovering the social history behind the music that kept the nation's spirits up through the Second World War. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Malcolm Gerrie
Executive Producer:
Samantha Peters
Director:
Geoff Wonfor
Presenter:
Jools Holland
Presenter:
Len Goodman
Presenter:
Lucy Worsley

Jools Holland and his band celebrate the golden age of big band music from the 1930s to the 1950s, with interpretations of standards from the likes of Count Basie and Woody Herman. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Whizz Kid Entertainment
Executive Producer:
Malcolm Gerrie
Executive Producer:
Samantha Peters
Director:
Geoff Wonfor
Presenter:
Jools Holland
Performer:
Jools Holland
Performer:
Marc Almond
Performer:
undefined Rumer
Performer:
Ruby Turner

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Music documentary in which Jools Holland recalls his journey through life, from growing up in London's East End, to joining the hit band Squeeze, to becoming BBC Two's music man. Show more

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Winter 2014

Episode 3: Bette Midler: The Divine Miss M

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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

Alan Yentob joins Bette Midler on a journey through the chorus lines of Broadway and the bathhouses and nightclubs of the 1970s to the very top of the film industry. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary celebrating the singing career of ABBA performer Agnetha Fältskog, which began in the mid-60s when she was just 15, as she records her comeback album at the age of 63. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Agnetha Faltskog
Participant:
Bjorn Ulvaeus
Participant:
Benny Andersson
Participant:
Gary Barlow
Participant:
Tony Blackburn
Participant:
Tim Rice
Participant:
Peter Nordahl
Participant:
Jörgen Elofsson
Executive Producer:
Mark Cooper

Genres

Duration: 1 hour, 9 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Available for 10 months

A celebration of 70 years of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, revisiting many of its standout moments. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One CambridgeshireLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary about brother and sister duo The Carpenters, one of the biggest-selling pop acts of the 1970s, but one with a destructive and complex secret that ended in tragedy. Show more

Mongrels

Mongrels Uncovered

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Behind the scenes of the puppet-based adult comedy series Mongrels, featuring frank conversations and access to the cast, crew, puppeteers and celebrities. Show more

Contributors

Marion (voice):
Dan Tetsell
Nelson (voice):
Rufus Jones
Nelson:
Andy Heath
Destiny (voice):
Lucy Montgomery
Kali (voice):
Katy Brand
Debbie (voice):
Ruth Bratt
Vince (voice):
Paul Kaye
Participant:
Stephen McCrum
Participant:
Jon Brown
Participant:
Danny Peak
Participant:
Dan Tetsell
Participant:
Adam Miller
Participant:
Mandy Glass
Participant:
Sue Beattie
Participant:
Richard Coombs
Participant:
Clive Anderson
Participant:
Eamonn Holmes
Participant:
Chris Packham
Participant:
Jeff Brazier
Participant:
Paul Ross
Participant:
Scott Mills
Participant:
Terry Nutkins
Executive Producer:
Stephen McCrum
Writer:
Danny Peak
Writer:
Jon Brown

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

A documentary about Neil Diamond's life, from his childhood to his nascent solo career and superstardom in the early 70s, the lean years of the 80s and his Glastonbury success. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Mark Cooper
Participant:
Neil Diamond