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The story of British rock band Queen. The band members reveal how, as four strong-minded individuals, they managed to work together so successfully for four decades.

In 1971, four university students got together to form a band. Since then, that certain band called Queen has released 26 albums and sold over 300 million records worldwide. The popularity of Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon is stronger than ever. Their story is a remarkable one, a narrative that covers early struggles, huge obstacles, success, arguments, breakups, triumph, tragedy and an enduring legacy - all against a backdrop of brilliant music and stunning live performances from every corner of the globe.

In this film, for the first time, it is the band that tells their story. Guiding us through an extensive archive full of hitherto unseen footage, the documentary reveals how four strong-minded individuals, all capable of writing massive hit songs, worked together so successfully for four decades. Queen never did anything by halves - meaning their highs were massive, but their lows catastrophic. It is a compelling story told with intelligence, wit, plenty of humour and painful honesty.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 5 Sep 2015 01:30

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Role Contributor
Director Matt O'Casey
Producer Simon Lupton
Producer Thomas Rhys
Participant John Deacon
Participant Freddie Mercury
Participant Brian May
Participant Roger Taylor