Video of The Week
Early BBC documentary on SKA, worthy viewing
A documentary by Mike Figgis about Jeremy Deller's reenactment of the Battle of Orgreave, a crucial set-piece confrontation that took place during the Great Miners' Strike of 1984-5."I believe the '84-'85 struggle isn't a closed book,
IN the 1980s, cricket was violent, thrilling, angry, captivating and utterly fantastic. When the mighty West Indies played England at Lord’s in June 1980 with Ian Botham, Greg Chappell, Ian Chappell
N.W.A (an abbreviation of Niggaz Wit Attitudes) was an American hip hop group from Compton, California, widely considered one of the seminal acts of the gangsta rap and west coast hip hop subgenres, sometimes credited as the most important group in the history of rap music
Brass Tacks was a current affairs programme shown on BBC2 between 1977 and 1988. On one episode called Punk Rock, which was broadcast on 3rd August 1977
1994 Documentary on Paul Gascoigne's time in Italy
Includes interviews with Andy Rourke, Mike Joyce,Craig Gannon, Sandie Shaw, John Peel, Simon Goddard, Johnny Rogan & others. Narrated by Vic Reeves
The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band may or may not still be the “greatest rock album of all time,” but—as the presenter in the documentary above remarks—it most certainly is “an extraordinary mirror of its age.
The Day John Lennon Died (documentary 2010) is a look at Lennon and his death through archival footage and interviews.
With new mayor DeBlasio in and stop and frisk under review, is New York's crime poised to rise again? The South Bronx burned, Harlem overdosed, and Brooklyn was ruled by the knives and bicycle chains of feral gangs. Then it got worse. The Mafia poured tons of China White onto the street and 13 year old warlords peddled vials of cocaine to passing cars.