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Rollermania: Britain's Biggest Boy Band

Documentary. In 1975, The Bay City Rollers were on the brink of global superstardom. A look at the five lads from Edinburgh who became the world's first international teen idols.

In 1975, The Bay City Rollers were on the brink of global superstardom. The most successful chart act in the UK with a unique look and sound were about to become the biggest thing since the Beatles. Featuring interviews with Les McKeown and other members of the classic Bay City Roller line-up, and using previously unseen footage shot by members of the band and its entourage, this is the tale of five lads from Edinburgh who became the world's first international teen idols and turned the whole world tartan.

59 minutes

Last on

Sat 3 Aug 2019 02:05

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

  • 00:11

    Bay City Rollers

    Shang-A-Lang

Credits

Role Contributor
Executive Producer Michael McAvoy
Director Carl Hindmarch
Producer Carl Hindmarch
Assistant Producer Scott Watkins

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