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This first-hand, eyewitness account charts the extraordinary growth of London and uncovers what the past really looked and felt like, excavating London’s history not just through familiar paintings, but by ranging right across the visual record: posters, cartoons, architectural sketches, maps, plans, photos and film.
The nation’s favourite piano maestro, Jools Holland, embarks on a personal journey through the streets, historical landmarks, pubs, music halls and rock ‘n’ roll venues of London to uncover a history of the city through its songs, the people who wrote them and the Londoners who joined in the chorus.
Punk Britannia is a three-part series that explores the British musical landscape of the mid to late Seventies, from early pub rock and the first stirrings of a new immediacy on the British music scene to the advent of punk rock with The Damned, The Sex Pistols and The Clash in 1976.
On 12 November this year, the BBC invited people from all corners of the country to contribute to the definitive self-portrait of Britain today by turning the camera on themselves and uploading the result to a dedicated channel on YouTube. This footage will create a time capsule of Britain as well as a feature-length documentary to be screened on BBC Two next year.
The BBC National Orchestra of Wales will be taking part in Music Nation, a weekend of live music events taking place across the UK on 3 and 4 March 2012, with related performances and community activities in the week leading up to it as part of the build-up to the Games.
With less than two weeks to go until the CDN Diversity Awards 2011, the shortlists in each of the ten categories have been finalised.
The definitive cast list for the BBC Two Shakespeare films encompassing Richard II, Henry IV (Parts I and II) and Henry V has been confirmed.
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