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The Kate Bush Story: Running Up That Hill

Film exploring Kate Bush's career and music, from 1978's Wuthering Heights to her 2011 album 50 Words for Snow, through the testimony of collaborators and those she has inspired.

Documentary exploring Kate Bush's career and music, from January 1978's Wuthering Heights to her 2011 album 50 Words for Snow, through the testimony of some of her key collaborators and those she has inspired.

Contributors include the guitarist who discovered her (Pink Floyd's David Gilmour), the choreographer who taught her to dance (Lindsay Kemp) and the musician who she said 'opened her doors' (Peter Gabriel), as well as her engineer and ex-partner (Del Palmer) and several other collaborators (Elton John, Stephen Fry and Nigel Kennedy).

Also exploring their abiding fascination with Kate are fans (John Lydon, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui) and musicians who have been influenced by her (St Vincent's Annie Clark, Natasha Khan (aka Bat for Lashes), Tori Amos, Outkast's Big Boi, Guy Garvey and Tricky), as well as writers and comedians who admire her (Jo Brand, Steve Coogan and Neil Gaiman).

1 hour

Last on

Fri 4 Jan 2019 23:00

Music Played

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

  • 00:00

    Kate Bush

    Wuthering Heights

  • 00:04

    Kate Bush

    Running Up That Hill

  • Kate Bush

    Wuthering Heights

  • Kate Bush

    The Man With The Child In His Eyes

  • 00:08

    Pink Floyd

    Breathe (In The Air)

  • 00:15

    Roxy Music

    Virginia Plain

  • Kate Bush

    Moving

  • KT Bush Band

    Come Together

  • Kate Bush

    James and the Cold Gun

  • Kate Bush

    Them Heavy People

  • 00:20

    Kate Bush

    Wow

  • Kate Bush

    Hammer Horror

  • Kate Bush

    Breathing

  • Peter Gabriel

    Games Without Frontiers

  • Kate Bush

    Babooshka

  • Kate Bush

    Army Dreamers

  • Kate Bush

    Sat In Your Lap

  • Kate Bush

    Houdini

  • Kate Bush

    The Dreaming

  • Kate Bush

    Get Out of my House

  • Kate Bush

    There Goes A Tenner

  • Kate Bush

    Hounds of Love

  • Kate Bush

    And Dream of Sheep

  • Kate Bush

    Waking the Witch

  • Kate Bush

    The Morning Fog

  • Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush

    Don't Give Up

  • Kate Bush

    The Sensual World

  • Kate Bush

    This Woman's Work

  • Kate Bush

    You're The One

  • Kate Bush

    Moments of Pleasure

  • Kate Bush

    King of the Mountain

  • Kate Bush

    Prelude

  • Kate Bush

    Wild Man

  • Kate Bush

    Snowflake

  • Kate Bush

    50 Words for Snow

Credits

Role Contributor
Producer Adrian Sibley
Director Adrian Sibley
Executive Producer Mark Cooper

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