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7:00pm
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7:30pm
Top of the Pops: 1983
Simon Bates and Janice Long introduce performances from December 15, 1983, by Status Quo, UB40, Slade, the Pretenders, Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton, and the Flying Pickets

Category Pop
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8:00pm
The Good Old Days
Leonard Sachs chairs the old-time music hall programme, inviting Norman Vaughan, Maryetta Midgley, Keith Harris, Pat Mooney, Benny Garcia, Rosa Michelle, and performers from the Players' Theatre, London, to entertain an audience at the Leeds City Varieties. First aired January 25, 1979

Category General Show/Game Show
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8:50pm
Sounds of the Seventies
The music and outrageous fashions of the glam era, featuring T-Rex's Hot Love, Mott the Hoople's Roll Away the Stone, Alvin Stardust performing Jealous Mind and Suzi Quatro's classic hit Devil Gate Drive

Category General Music/Ballet/Dance
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
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9:00pm
Roy Orbison: One of the Lonely Ones
Biography of the singer and musician, casting new light on the triumphs and tragedies that beset his career, featuring performances and home movies, and providing an insight into Orbison's remote Texas childhood and his battles to get his voice heard. This film reveals how his rollercoaster life was often reflected in the dark lyrics of his songs, from success to rejection, and rediscovery in the 1980s with the Travelling Wilburys supergroup. Featuring interviews with Jeff Lynne, T Bone Burnett, Bobby Goldsboro and Marianne Faithfull

Category General Music/Ballet/Dance
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
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10:00pm
Roy Orbison & Friends: A Black and White Night
In a programme first broadcast in 1988 - the year of his death - the singer performs his greatest hits, including Oh, Pretty Woman, It's Over and Crying. His backing band is made up of stars including Bruce Springsteen, Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, Jackson Browne, kd lang, Jennifer Warnes and Bonnie Raitt. The TCB Band which backs all featured artists was Elvis Presley's band until his death in 1977 and includes James Burton, Glen D Hardin, Jerry Scheff and Ronnie Tutt with musical drector T-Bone Burnett. Filmed at the Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Los Angeles

Category Rock
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Black & White)
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11:00pm
The Everly Brothers: Harmonies from Heaven
Don and Phil - arguably the greatest harmony singers of all time - began as childhood musicians, performing hymns and country songs as Little Donnie and Baby Boy Phil on their father's radio shows in Iowa, where they grew up. This documentary follows surviving sibling Don back to the place where their love for music was formed to recall the music that was omnipresent in their home, the influence of their parents, the early radio shows and the musicians they played with in their formative years. Contributors include Art Garfunkel, Graham Nash, Dave Edmunds and Tim Rice

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
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12:00am
Top of the Pops: 1983
Simon Bates and Janice Long introduce performances from December 15, 1983, by Status Quo, UB40, Slade, the Pretenders, Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton, and the Flying Pickets

Category Pop
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
12:35am
Roy Orbison: One of the Lonely Ones
Biography of the singer and musician, casting new light on the triumphs and tragedies that beset his career, featuring performances and home movies, and providing an insight into Orbison's remote Texas childhood and his battles to get his voice heard. This film reveals how his rollercoaster life was often reflected in the dark lyrics of his songs, from success to rejection, and rediscovery in the 1980s with the Travelling Wilburys supergroup. Featuring interviews with Jeff Lynne, T Bone Burnett, Bobby Goldsboro and Marianne Faithfull

Category General Music/Ballet/Dance
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
1:35am
Roy Orbison & Friends: A Black and White Night
In a programme first broadcast in 1988 - the year of his death - the singer performs his greatest hits, including Oh, Pretty Woman, It's Over and Crying. His backing band is made up of stars including Bruce Springsteen, Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, Jackson Browne, kd lang, Jennifer Warnes and Bonnie Raitt. The TCB Band which backs all featured artists was Elvis Presley's band until his death in 1977 and includes James Burton, Glen D Hardin, Jerry Scheff and Ronnie Tutt with musical drector T-Bone Burnett. Filmed at the Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Los Angeles

Category Rock
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Black & White)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
2:35am
The Everly Brothers: Harmonies from Heaven
Don and Phil - arguably the greatest harmony singers of all time - began as childhood musicians, performing hymns and country songs as Little Donnie and Baby Boy Phil on their father's radio shows in Iowa, where they grew up. This documentary follows surviving sibling Don back to the place where their love for music was formed to recall the music that was omnipresent in their home, the influence of their parents, the early radio shows and the musicians they played with in their formative years. Contributors include Art Garfunkel, Graham Nash, Dave Edmunds and Tim Rice

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Not Yet Rated
 
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