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St George's Day at the BBC

BBC Four takes an eclectic trip through the musical archives to celebrate St George's Day, including performances by Elton John, Maddy Prior, Joe Strummer, The Spice Girls and Echo & The Bunnymen.

To mark St George’s Day, join BBC Four for a trip through the archives and a selection of songs celebrating English history, landmarks and places. This eclectic mix features a huge array of musical styles and tastes, ranging from Elton John to Maddy Prior and Joe Strummer, as well as one of English football’s oddest cheerleading combinations in The Spice Girls and Echo & The Bunnymen.

59 minutes

Last on

Sat 24 Apr 2021 02:35

Music Played

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

  • 00:06

    The Specials

    Ghost Town

  • 00:10

    Iyiola Babalola, Trevor Edwards



Role Contributor
Series Producer Simon Goretzki
Producer Shelley Talton