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Pop Goes the Easel

Ken Russell's film on the Young British Artists of the day pioneering the Pop Art movement features Peter Blake, Peter Phillips, Derek Boshier and Pauline Boty. (1962)

Ken Russell's stylish and playful 1962 film on the Young British Artists of the day who were pioneering the Pop Art movement features the works of four friends and colleagues.

Peter Blake explores his passion for pop icons, Peter Phillips is featured with his cool companions, Derek Boshier voices his concerns with the American influence on British life and culture, and Pauline Boty, Britain's great female pop art painter who was to die only four years later, performs in a short dramatic dream piece. (1962)

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42 minutes

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Sun 28 Sep 2008 20:55

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BBC Four Pop Art Collection

BBC Four Pop Art Collection
A collection of documentaries from BBC Four's Pop Art season.

About BBC Four Collection programmes

Programmes are selected, in part, for their historical context and reflect the broadcast standards and attitudes of their time, which may not accord to some current BBC editorial guidelines. We aim to select programmes which can be shown in their entirety but in some cases edits are required.

Credits

Role Contributor
Director Ken Russell
Associate Producer Nancy Thomas
Associate Producer Humphrey Burton
Editor Huw Wheldon
Film Editor Allan Tyrer
Participant Peter Blake
Participant Derek Boshier
Participant Pauline Boty
Participant Peter Phillips

Broadcasts

  • Sun 25 Mar 1962 21:55
  • Mon 29 Jul 1963 22:15
  • Sun 28 Sep 2008 20:55

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