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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Feature-length dramatisation following the story of how Boomtown Rats singer Bob Geldof and promoter Harvey Goldsmith put together Live Aid, the global charity music event. Set between the winter of 1984 and the summer of 1985, it focuses on the extraordinary relationship between Geldof and Goldsmith as they created the concert to 'feed the world'.

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Fri 31 Dec 2010 01:35 BBC One

  • BBC Two: Live Aid

    BBC Two: Live Aid

    Two-part documentary telling the story of the build-up to 1985's Live Aid concerts and the day itself.

    Go to the BBC Two: Live Aid documentary website
  • Photo: When Harvey Met Bob

    Photo: When Harvey Met Bob

    Domhnall Gleeson as Bob Geldof

  • Photo: When Harvey Met Bob

    Photo: When Harvey Met Bob

    Ian Hart as Harvey Goldsmith, Domhnall Gleeson as Bob Geldof and Antonia Campbell Hughes as Marsha Hunt


Harvey Goldsmith
Ian Hart
Bob Geldof
Domhnall Gleeson
Marsha Hunt
Antonia Campbell-Hughes
Paul McCartney
Paul Rhys
Andy Zweck
Padraic Delaney
Pete Smith
Chris Dunlop
Bernard Doherty
Andrew Whipp
Tony Powell
Owen Roe
Mike Appleton
Conor Mullen
Margaret Thatcher
Ingrid Craigie
Kevin Jenden
Bush Moukarzel
Simon Bates
Aonghus Og McAnally
Jim (BBC Technician)
Jim Roche
BBC Presenter
Mark Huberman
Mike Mitchell
Mark Tankersley
Aoife Duffin
Billy Connolly
Dave Young
Simon Coury
Paula Yates
Lesley Ann Halvey
Nicholas Renton
Nicholas Renton
Catherine Magee
Executive Producer
Robert Cooper
Executive Producer
Kate Triggs
Joe Dunlop


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