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Somebody Told Me About Carla Bruni

Somebody Told Me About Carla Bruni

The film tells the story of the key events of her life, and the effects they had on her;

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Duran Duran ‘Rio’

Duran Duran ‘Rio’

The programme tells the story behind the writing, recording and subsequent success of Rio through interviews, musical demonstrations and archive footage.

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More Than This – The Roxy Music Story

More Than This – The Roxy Music Story

After a break of 25 years, the original members of Roxy Music return to the studio to record new material. With the promise of a new album and with exclusive access to the band members, all the key characters and never before seen footage, this is the definitive Roxy Music Story. Continue Reading

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Jay-Z ‘Reasonable Doubt’

Jay-Z ‘Reasonable Doubt’

Jay-Z has established himself as one of the most successful and creative hip hop artists of all time.  But his remarkable rise to fame was heralded by his first album Reasonable Doubt which broke new ground for Rap, telling the bitter-sweet story of a street hustler from Brooklyn with striking, coded lyrics supported by rich Soul samples. Continue Reading

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Bryan Ferry The Dylan Sessions

Bryan Ferry The Dylan Sessions

In 2006 during the recording of a new Roxy Music album, and Ferry once again finds himself returning to the Bob Dylan songbook. Continue Reading

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John Lennon ‘Plastic Ono Band’

John Lennon ‘Plastic Ono Band’

The programme documents the making of John Lennon’s 1970 first post- Beatle’s solo album. Regarded as a classic, it is a fierce, raw, emotionally painful, yet passionately beautiful album. It contains some of the most personal and cathartic songs John ever wrote including ‘Mother’, ‘Love’, ‘Working Class Hero’, ‘Isolation’, and ‘God’. Continue Reading

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Frank Zappa ‘Apostrophe’ & ‘Over-Nite Sensation’

Frank Zappa ‘Apostrophe’ & ‘Over-Nite Sensation’

“This is where you go to find every aspect of Frank’s music squeezed into two perfectly formed records” Dweezil Zappa. This addition to Isis Productions’ acclaimed Classic Albums series focuses on Frank Zappa’s early seventies albums “Over-nite Sensation” (1973) and “Apostrophe(‘)” (1974). Continue Reading

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Let The Music Play

Let The Music Play

This film examines the life in detail until his untimely end.

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‘What’s Going On’ The Life And Death Of Marvin Gaye

‘What’s Going On’ The Life And Death Of Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye is one of the great and enduring figures of American music.  His innovative mix of gospel, R&B, Soul and Jazz made him a huge and glamorous performing star, while records like ‘What’s Going On’ challenged and changed the face of popular music. Yet his life story is also one of personal torment, of bittersweet success, and of death by the hand of his father.  Continue Reading

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Imagine The Artist Formerly Known As Cat Stevens

Imagine The Artist Formerly Known As Cat Stevens

This film tells the story of Yusuf Islam from the beginning through to today. The conversations with Alan Yentob form the spine of the film: Alan discusess with Yusuf his whole music career, and his decision to give it all up. Continue Reading

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