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Our Classical Century

Series 1

Episode 1: 1918 - 1936

Duration: 60 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

This programme captures the influence of WWI on classical music and its impact on a generation of musicians and composers whose music became part of our sense of identity. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Suzy Klein
Presenter:
Lenny Henry
Executive Producer:
Steve Condie
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley
Director:
Ellen Hobson
Production Company:
Lion Television
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Manager:
Tricia Chacon

Our Classical Century

Series 1

1953 - 1971

Duration: 59 minutes

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

From Brief Encounter to Last Night of the Proms, Suzy Klein and Joan Bakewell explore the post-war story of our growing relationship with classical music on television and film Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Suzy Klein
Presenter:
Joan Bakewell
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley
Executive Producer:
Steve Condie
Director:
Ellen Hobson
Producer:
James Giles

Duration: 1 hour

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

With the help of famous friends and fellow writers, Roger McGough and Brian Patten tell the inside story of 1967 poetry anthology The Mersey Sound and how they made poetry cool. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Roger McGough
Participant:
Brian Patten
Participant:
Adrian Henri
Series Producer:
Ellen Hobson
Executive Producer:
Nick Parnes

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Frank Skinner and Suzy Klein look at the birth of 19th-century music hall, the colourful world of its entertainers and the audiences whose lives were changed by it. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Frank Skinner
Presenter:
Suzy Klein
Production Company:
Liberty Bell Productions
Executive Producer:
Jamie Isaacs
Executive Producer:
Claire Whalley
Director:
Ellen Hobson
Participant:
Paul Smith
Participant:
Vicky Butterfly
Participant:
Jimmy McWilliams
Participant:
Andy Eastwood
Sweeney Todd:
Terence Frisch
Participant:
Michael Kilgarriff
Participant:
Richard Schoch
Participant:
Fern Riddell
Participant:
Caroline Radcliffe
Participant:
Johnny Dennis
Participant:
Tony Lidington
Participant:
Louise Wingrove
Participant:
Jan Hunt
Participant:
Derek Scott
Participant:
Laurence Payne
Participant:
Tim Cockerill
Hairdresser:
Christine Vidler
Participant:
Harry Brunjes
Participant:
Lenna Cumberbatch

Duration: 1 hour

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

Rachel and Becky Unthank explore England's winter customs and dance traditions, from Bonfire Night in Lewes to the North East's longsword dancers and East Anglian molly dancers. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Documentary telling the story of the British world music revolution from the early 1980s to the present, featuring the Bhundu Boys, Mariza, Youssou N'Dour and many others. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Mark Cooper
Producer:
Ellen Hobson
Director:
Ellen Hobson