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Martin Scorsese's portrait of George Harrison, which traces his life from his beginnings in Liverpool to becoming a world-famous musician, philanthropist and filmmaker.

Martin Scorsese's portrait of the late George Harrison.

Scorsese traces Harrison's life from his beginnings in Liverpool to becoming a world-famous musician, philanthropist and filmmaker, weaving together interviews with George and his closest friends, photographs and archive footage including live performances - much of it previously unseen.

The result is a rare glimpse into the mind of one of the most talented artists of his generation.

Part one looks at George's early years in The Beatles - from their first gigs in Hamburg and the beginning of Beatlemania, through to his psychedelic phase and involvement in religion and Indian music.

The programme includes contributions from Sir Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono, Eric Clapton, Sir George Martin and Phil Spector.

1 hour, 35 minutes

Last on

Fri 19 Apr 2013 21:00

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Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • George Harrison

    All Things Must Pass

  • George Formby

    Count Your Blessings and Smile

  • George Harrison

    All Things Must Pass

  • Bill Justis

    Raunchy

  • George Harrison

    The Light That Has Lighted The World

  • The Beatles

    Wildcat

  • The Beatles

    Nothin Shakin

    • But The Leaves On The Trees.
  • George Harrison

    Beware of Darkness

  • The Beatles

    I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate

  • The Beatles

    Roll Over Beethoven

  • The Beatles

    A Taste Of Honey

  • The Beatles

    This Boy

  • The Beatles

    I Saw Her Standing There

  • The Beatles

    You Can't Do That

  • The Beatles

    Money (That's What I Want)

  • The Beatles

    Roll Over Beethoven

  • The Beatles

    Blue Jay Way

  • The Beatles

    And I Love Her

  • The Beatles

    Don't Bother Me

  • The Yardbirds

    A Certain Girl

  • The Beatles

    If I Needed Someone

  • Ravi Shankar and George Harrison

    Prabhujee

  • Ravi Shankar and Alla Rakha

    Dhun

  • The Beatles

    Love You To

  • The Beatles

    Strawberry Fields Forever

  • The Beatles

    Within You Without You

  • The Beatles

    The Inner Light

  • The Beatles

    Savoy Truffle

  • George Harrison

    Wonderwall

  • The Beatles

    Revolution #9

  • The Beatles

    Yer Blues

  • The Beatles

    While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Credits

Role Contributor
Producer Olivia Harrison
Producer Nigel Sinclair
Producer Martin Scorsese
Director Martin Scorsese

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