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Gaga for Dada: The Original Art Rebels

On the 100th anniversary of Dada, Jim Moir (aka Vic Reeves) goes on an irreverent trip into the world of the influential avant-garde art movement.

On the 100th anniversary of Dada, Jim Moir (aka Vic Reeves) goes on an irreverent trip into the world of the influential avant-garde art movement.

Absurd, provocative and subversive, Dada began as a response to the madness of World War I. But its radical way of looking at the world inspired generations of artists, writers and musicians, from Monty Python to punk, Bowie to Banksy.

Jim restages an early Dada performance in Zurich's Cabaret Voltaire, where the movement began. Among those joining him in his playful celebration of the Dadaists and their impact are Armando Iannucci, Terry Gilliam, designer Neville Brody and artists Michael Landy and Cornelia Parker.

1 hour

Last on

Wed 24 Apr 2019 01:00

Music Played

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

  • 00:03

    Trio

    Da Da Da

  • 00:06

    The LOX

    The Snitch (Interlude)

  • 00:06

    Charles Mingus

    Boogie Stop Shuffle

  • 00:14

    Gorillaz

    Kids With Guns

  • 00:17

    Sex Pistols

    Anarchy In The U.K.

  • 00:19

    Fela Kuti

    Gentleman

  • 00:20

    David Bowie

    Let's Dance

  • 00:24

    Daft Punk

    Da Funk

  • 00:37

    Baxter Dury

    Picnic On The Edge

  • 00:45

    Bryan Ferry

    Let's Work Together

  • 00:46

    Depeche Mode

    Just Can't Get Enough

  • 00:52

    Fela Kuti

    Water No Get Enemy

  • 00:53

    Wayne Hill

    Left Bank Two ('Vision On Gallery' Theme Tune)

    Performer: The Noveltones.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Jim Moir
Participant Armando Iannucci
Participant Terry Gilliam
Participant Neville Brody
Participant Michael Landy
Participant Cornelia Parker
Producer Simon Lloyd
Director Simon Lloyd
Executive Producer Richard Bright

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