Enter the minds of one of history's most misunderstood bands. With hits such as Whip It and Freedom of Choice, they shared a trailblazing environmental message but were often mocked. Forty years later, we ask: were Devo right?
Martin Scorsese was born on 17th November 1942 in Queens, New York. His directorial career began to take off in the 1970s and since then, he has won BAFTAs, Oscars, and Golden Globe Awards. Some of Scorsese's most dynamic films include Taxi Driver (1976), Raging Bull (1981), Goodfellas (1990), and The Departed (2006).
This episode explores the personal and musical development of this iconic rock and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. Contributors include Clapton's touring band members and session musicians, producers, photographers, journalists, and industry experts. Marcella Detroit recalls the hedonistic rock and roll tours fraught with excess and overindulgence. Back-up singer Tessa Niles and renowned bassist Nathan East share their intimate memories of helping to support and work through Clapton's grief of the untimely death of his son.
The Rolling Stones play a concert in Havana, the capital of Cuba, for the first time in their history.
Hosted by Stephen Fry from the 2016 Bayreuth Festival, Wagner's first opera in the Ring Cycle, Das Rheingold. Wotan: Iain Paterson. Donner: Markus Eiche. Froh: Tansel Akzeybek. Conducted by Marek Janowski.
Presented by hip-hop star Akala, this series features contemporary poets including Jackie Kay, Gillian Clarke and Ciaran Carson in conversation with Akala about some of their best-loved poems.
Ridley Scott was born on November 30, 1937 in South Shields, England. During his 40-plus year career, Scott has directed films from a wide variety of genres and some of his most famous pictures include Alien (1979), Blade Runner (1982), Thelma and Louise (1991) and Gladiator (2000).
We delve into the three tracks that cemented Whitney Houston as an indisputable music icon who redefined and changed pop music forever. We hear from the producers, songwriters, back-up singers, session musicians, choreographers, journalists, and industry experts who witnessed it all. Whitney burst onto the mainstream scene in 1987 with up-tempo pop smash hit, I Wanna Dance with Somebody.
Hip-hop star Akala explores John Keats' poem Bright Star with the poet Daljit Nagra. They discuss how the poem focuses on the transient nature of life and eternal nature of love.
Francis For Coppola was born on April 7, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan. Coppola is an award-winning director whose most iconic films include the Godfather trilogy, Patton (1970), and 1979s Apocalypse Now. His career began in the 1960s and he is still working today.
The personal and career progression of Sting and fellow musicians Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers, members of the band Police.
A sparkling tale of magic and mischief, this production has everything a good story ballet should: enchantment, romance, and sumptuous costumes. Performed by The Australian Ballet. Music performed by Opera Australia Orchestra.
We uncover the three tracks that took Celine Dion from child star in French Quebec to global superstar. We meet the legendary songwriters, producers and engineers, session musicians and video directors who worked alongside Celine, and the journalists and biographers who closely followed her career. From her humble beginnings as one of 14 children, to the exceptional vocal talent that led to her first big break, before the hit that secured her superstar status.
In search of more opportunity than America could offer, Bruce Lee returned to Hong Kong two years before his death. Friends and Lee himself tell the story of those years and how he changed film forever.
The Australian Ballet's Cinderella has all the elements of the story we love: a feisty heroine, a dashing prince, a kindly godmother, and a wicked stepmother. Music performed by Queensland Symphony Orchestra.
A groundbreaking all-Indigenous panel show, co-produced by Sydney Theatre Company and NITV, exploring a range of issues that impact Indigenous people both here in Australia and abroad.
Songwriters Curtis Hudson and Billy Steinberg are among the artists revealing the creative processes that led to Madonna's hits Holiday, Like a Virgin, and Material Girl.
Wondered how film scores evolved over time? Dan composes five scores for five film scenes starring Linda, taking us from the silent era to the modern blockbuster.
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