The Birmingham Beat

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Duration: 50 minutes

Series exploring the dramas that lie behind some of the best-known bands. Birmingham has produced some of the most successful British pop groups of the last three decades, including the Move, ELO and Wizzard. This programme follows the careers of musicians such as Roy Wood, Jeff Lynne, Denny Laine and Bev Bevan through their various bands and successes.

Based on the book by music journalist Pete Frame.

Credits

Narrator
John Peel
Director
Francis Hanly
Series Producer
Francis Hanly

Broadcasts

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