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David Bowie: Five Years

An intimate portrait of five key years in David Bowie's career. Featuring a wealth of previously unseen archive this film looks at how Bowie continually evolved, from Ziggy Stardust to the soul star of Young Americans and the 'Thin White Duke'. It explores his regeneration in Berlin with the critically-acclaimed album Heroes, his triumph with Scary Monsters and his global success with Let's Dance. With interviews with all his closest collaborators, this film investigates how Bowie has become an icon of our times.

Release date:

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sat 18 Jul 2015 22:40

A tribute to Trevor Bolder

A tribute to Trevor Bolder

In Hull, they nicknamed him ‘Trumpets’ because trumpet was his first instrument. On Planet Rock he was Trevor Bolder, who bestrode the stage as bassist with David Bowie & The Spiders From Mars.

 

Charles Shaar Murray on Trevor Bolder

David Bowie Is...

David Bowie Is...

Take a tour of the Bowie V&A exhibition with 6 Music's Cerys Matthews.

 

Audio and visual slideshow

 

Credits

Role Contributor
DirectorFrancis Whately
ProducerFrancis Whately
Executive ProducerPhil Dolling

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There’s still a desire for more

There’s still a desire for more

Read an interview with director Francis Whately on the BBC TV blog

Bowie - In Profile

Bowie - In Profile

BBC Music chronicles Bowie's career

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