If you ever find yourself heading south on the A13, chances are you are either lost or on your way to Tilbury in Essex. It is very much a town at the end of the line, as the Worlds End pub down by the docks testifies, and definitely not the sort of place you want to end up on your ownsome come nightfall.


Badfinger were a British rock band that originally consisted of Pete Ham, Mike Gibbins, Tom Evans and Joey Molland. The band evolved from an earlier group called The Iveys that was formed in 1961 by Ham, Ron Griffiths and David "Dai" Jenkins in Swansea, Wales.


Featuring Devotion, You're My Girl ,Flying, Too Much Woman, Maybe I'm Amazed, Gasoline Alley & Around The Plynth



Featuring The Faces, Marc Bolan, Linda Lewis, Matthews Southern Comfort and Fairport Convention all chatting, writing and rehearsing.



Neil Young: Don't Be Denied....BBC documentary charting Neil's career from his first experiences in Canada through his trip south and his time with Buffalo Springfield, CSNY and Crazy Horse.
Whilst he is claiming it is just about the music, the film shows Neil as a man of great integrity both musically and politically.


Nick Moran discusses "Performers" the new play by Dean Cavanagh & Irvine Welsh premiering at the Edinburgh Festival 2017



A documentary on The Who, featuring interviews with the band's two surviving members, Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey.



This documentary looks at the music and career of one the world's most influential performers, singer and songwriters. It features promo films, interviews with Kate and with colleagues, producers, musicians and friends, TV clips, location shots and a host of other features.


Narrated by Mark Hamill. A look at the history of the Batman comic franchise.


Shot & Edited by Lee Cogswell Interviews by John Wilson Additional camera - Daniel Thompson Additional Audio - John Wilson & Charles Rees Song title graphics - Alex Hutchinson Cover Animation - David Kitson


A documentary about the playboys of motorsport Barry Sheene and James Hunt.



Brian Clough - in His Own Words is a documentary from 2004 about the life and times of legendary Football manager Brian Clough.


Featuring performances from: Sex Pistols, Elvis Costello, Buzzcocks, John Cooper Clarke, Iggy Pop, Wreckless Eric, Ian Dury, Penetration, Blondie, Fall, Jam, Jordan, Devo, Tom Robinson Band, Johnny Thunder, Elvis Costello, XTC, Jonathan Richman, Nick Lowe, Siouxie & the Banshees, Cherry Vanilla & Magazine.



This Is Your Life - Henry Cooper, heavyweight boxer, was surprised by Eamonn Andrews at Thames Television’s Euston Road Studios.



Best-selling author and winner of the Rolling Stone Magazine Award for investigative journalism, Ian Halperin re-opens the case about Nirvana front man, Kurt Cobain. This detailed documentary contains interviews that delve into controversy surrounding the suicide of the iconic rock legend



Documentary in which director and DJ Don Letts looks at a very particular and very provocative British subculture - skinhead.

George Orwell: A Life in Pictures is a 2003 BBC Television docudrama telling the life story of the British author George Orwell. Chris Langham plays the part of Orwell. No surviving sound recordings or video of the real George Orwell have been found.



A documentary, which takes you on a journey of Bowie's revolutionary career, struggle with his personal life and his achievements and successes.


First transmitted in 1968, singer and actress Georgia Brown revisits her old childhood home in Whitechapel, East London and notes the fading presence of the Jewish immigrant community. Brown discusses the recent change in the area's increasingly diverse population and ponders the question, "Who are the cockneys now?"


The "Skinheads" episode from the BBC TV documentary series 40 Minutes, which originally aired on the 14th of October, 1982. Features Chris Henderson and his band Combat 84. Quality is fairly poor but where else can you find it. Audio is slightly out of sync with video.


A powerful, dramatic and deeply personal portrait of a genuine footballing icon. Moore fought many battles besides those witnessed by millions on the football field. Behind the glory lies the story of a man who faced highs and lows with the same strength and bravery.


A documentary tells the story of Ronnie Lane from his heyday with first the Small Faces and then the Faces through the sixties and seventies and then his experiments with a rural life and the touring musical circus that he dubbed The Passing Show.


A look at the life of the pioneering black entertainer Josephine Baker.


U.S. Route 66 (US 66 or Route 66), also known as the Will Rogers Highway and colloquially known as the Main Street of America or the Mother Road, was one of the original highways within the U.S. Highway System. Route 66 was established on November 11, 1926, with road signs erected the following year.


Timothy Leary was early advocate of LSD experimentation. Leary taught psychology at Harvard and by 1960 was doing experiments with LSD and other...



Documentary retrospective on the very influential British Invasion band, the Small Faces. Includes archival interviews with Ronnie Lane and Steve Marriott

Timeshift turns back the clock to a time when villains wore silver capes, grannies swooned at the sight of bulky men in latex and the most masculine man in the country was called Shirley.


The protest that took place on top of the victory stand in Mexico City on the 16th October 1968, by US athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos (supported by Australian Peter Norman) was one of the greatest moments in the history of the Olympics.


Narrated by Jesse Owens, one of the best sports documentaries ever, VHS transfer from an old television broadcast.



Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, said, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.


BBC program Omnibus features Nigel Finch's 50-minute 1978 documentary of Hunter S. Thompson and Ralph Steadman titled "Fear And Loathing In Gonzovision" at the beginning and "Fear And Loathing On The Road To Hollywood With Dr. Hunter S. Thompson And Ralph Steadman" at the end.


They epitomise everything that a rock n' roll band should be, Guns n Roses will always be up there in history as one of the greatest acts ever. This classic documentary goes behind the scenes to chart their rise to worldwide acclaim. Watch the whole feature exclusively on this channel for free.


This short documentary challenges stereotypes about theatrical art forms, in particular opera, and their audiences. Three old-school Chelsea fans in their 50s, two of whom could scarcely imagine a more alien world than classical music, were taken on a journey to discover opera, and their reactions were filmed every step of the way.



In this the official film of the European Football Championships of 1988, Craig Charles introduces all the highlights from a memorable tournament including: The opening match between Germany and Italy, England's match against Holland, and highlights from the final.


Very Rarely broadcast Ali Documentary. This is jammed packed full of Rare Footage from the vaults of ABC, Includes some real Gems here,
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