Programme Index

Discover 10,236,260 listings and 242,394 playable programmes from the BBC

Results 1 to 8 of 8 for your search filters
Filter by channel

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Film which blends archive footage, artefacts, news archive and rare performance footage to tell Jimi Hendrix's life story, from childhood in Seattle to death in London. Show more

Classic Albums

The Doors: The Doors

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series looking at the creation of classic albums goes behind the Doors' eponymous debut, a mix of blues, rock and jazz combined with the voice and lyrics of Jim Morrison. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary about Squeeze, formed by Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford in 1974 and based around a songwriting partnership that has seen them compared to Lennon and McCartney. Show more

Classic Albums

Nirvana: Nevermind

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 7 months

How Nirvana came to record Nevermind, an album that changed the music business without compromise, record company hype or media overkill. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Krist Novoselic
Interviewed Guest:
Dave Grohl
Interviewed Guest:
Butch Vig
Director:
Bob Smeaton

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Film going in search of what it takes to get a number one hit single, meeting people who have achieved it to uncover how, and the effect reaching the top had on their lives. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Janice Long
Producer:
Bob Smeaton
Director:
Bob Smeaton
Executive Producer:
Nick Watts
Production Company:
Hole and Corner Limited
Participant:
Martin Talbot
Participant:
Don Black
Participant:
Bob Stanley
Participant:
Noddy Holder
Participant:
David Hepworth
Participant:
Bruno Brookes
Participant:
Eden Blackman
Participant:
Gerry Marsden
Participant:
Bill Martin
Participant:
Judd Lander
Participant:
Eg White
Participant:
Chris Difford
Participant:
Gary Farrow
Participant:
Amy Wadge
Participant:
Bill Wilkins
Participant:
Steve Booker
Participant:
Ronnie Rogers
Participant:
Carol Decker
Participant:
Joe McElderry

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

This film charts how The Beatles developed as musicians, matured as songwriters and created a body of work that sounds as fresh now as the time it was recorded. Show more

imagine...

Winter 2013

Episode 1: Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin'

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

The story of how a shy, former private in the 101st Airborne - Jimi Hendrix - became the greatest rock guitarist of all time, using never-before-seen performance footage. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Documentary. British singer Lulu looks back across five decades at her career including 66 singles and 21 albums, and No. 1 hits on both sides of the Atlantic. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Bob Smeaton
Director:
Bob Smeaton
Executive Producer:
David Upshal
Participant:
Lulu undefined
Participant:
Elton John
Participant:
Kylie Minogue
Participant:
Cliff Richard
Participant:
Robin Gibb
Participant:
Barry Manilow
Participant:
Bobby Womack
Participant:
Melanie Chisholm
Participant:
Jools Holland
Participant:
Tony King
Participant:
Don Black