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David Gilmour: Live at Pompeii

David Gilmour: Live at Pompeii

Former Pink Floyd member David Gilmour performs at the Pompeii Amphitheatre.

Showstoppers

1. Gregory Porter's Popular Voices: Series 1, Showstoppers

Gregory explores the sound and work of his favourite vocal showstoppers.

20/12/1984

Top of the Pops: 20/12/1984

Roy Wood, Bronski Beat, The Council Collective, Foreigner, Thompson Twins and Band Aid.

Queen: Rock the World

Queen: Rock the World

Follow Queen as they record their sixth album News of the World and tour North America.

18/10/1984

Top of the Pops: 18/10/1984

With Spandau Ballet, Chaka Khan, Julian Lennon, John Waite, Meat Loaf, Ultravox and Wham.

Sam Smith at the BBC

Sam Smith at the BBC

Sam Smith performs tracks from his latest album alongside some of his biggest hits.

22/11/1984

Top of the Pops: 22/11/1984

With Nick Heyward, The Human League, Billy Ocean, Murray Head and Chaka Khan.

Harry Styles at the BBC

Harry Styles at the BBC

Nick Grimshaw introduces music from Harry Styles, live in front of a studio audience.

15/11/1984

Top of the Pops: 15/11/1984

With Matt Bianco, Duran Duran, Eurythmics, Alvin Stardust, Nik Kershaw and Chaka Khan.

08/11/1984

Top of the Pops: 08/11/1984

With artists including Limahl, Alison Moyet, Billy Ocean, Gary Numan and Eugene Wilde.

28/06/1984

Top of the Pops: 28/06/1984

With The Bluebells, Human League, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Alison Moyet, Scritti Politti.

Whitney: Can I Be Me

Whitney: Can I Be Me

Whitney Houston's incredible and poignant story, with insights from those closest to her.

14/06/1984

Top of the Pops: 14/06/1984

With The Smiths, Scritti Politti, Ozzy Osbourne, Nick Heyward and Nik Kershaw.

07/06/1984

Top of the Pops: 07/06/1984

With Spandau Ballet, Howard Jones, Evelyn Thomas, Bananarama, Bronski Beat and Wham!

17/05/1984

Top of the Pops: 17/05/1984

With Break Machine, Deniece Williams, Marillion, Hazell Dean, Womack & Womack and Ultravox

10/05/1984

Top of the Pops: 10/05/1984

With Queen, The Flying Pickets, Terri Wells, The Pointer Sisters and Duran Duran.

03/05/1984

Top of the Pops: 03/05/1984

With Blancmange, New Order, Kenny Loggins, Jocelyn Brown, Human League and Duran Duran.

26/04/1984

Top of the Pops: 26/04/1984

With Duran Duran, Echo & the Bunnymen, The Flying Pickets and Lionel Richie.

Image

3. Oh You Pretty Things: The Story of Music and Fashion: Image

This episode examines the 1980s, the decade where image became everything.

Tribes

1. Oh You Pretty Things: The Story of Music and Fashion: Tribes

The '60s saw The Small Faces, Cilla Black, The Beatles and The Stones all embrace fashion.

19/04/1984

Top of the Pops: 19/04/1984

With Blancmange, Queen, Nik Kershaw, Lionel Richie and Kool and the Gang.

29/03/1984

Top of the Pops: 29/03/1984

With The Specials, Captain Sensible, Madonna, Thompson Twins and Lionel Richie.

22/03/1984

Top of the Pops: 22/03/1984

With Depeche Mode, Shakin' Stevens, Culture Club, UB40, Sade and Lionel Richie.

08/03/1984

Top of the Pops: 08/03/1984

With Galaxy, The Weather Girls, Sade, Bananarama, Howard Jones, Tracey Ullman and Nena.

01/03/1984

Top of the Pops: 01/03/1984

With Matt Bianco, Van Halen, Alexei Sayle, Break Machine, Wang Chung and Slade.

Rock N Roll Guns for Hire: The Story of the Sideman

Rock N Roll Guns for Hire: The Story of the Sideman

The untold story of the forgotten 'guns for hire' that changed musical history.

23/02/1984

Top of the Pops: 23/02/1984

With Hot Chocolate, Rockwell, Marilyn, Nik Kershaw, Carmel and Howard Jones.

What Ever Happened to Rock 'n' Roll?

What Ever Happened to Rock 'n' Roll?

Lauren Laverne hosts a discussion about the future of rock 'n' roll in the 21st century.

16/02/1984

Top of the Pops: 16/02/1984

Featuring Slade, Thompson Twins, Style Council, Shannon, Matt Bianco and Nena.

The Moody Blues, The Faces and David Bowie

4. Sounds of the Seventies: Shorts, The Moody Blues, The Faces and David Bowie

Performances from The Moody Blues, The Faces and David Bowie.

02/02/1984

Top of the Pops: 02/02/1984

With Queen, Matthew Wilder, Fiction Factory, Thomas Dolby, Thompson Twins and Duran Duran.

Kaiser Chiefs and Liam Gallagher

Glastonbury: 2017, Kaiser Chiefs and Liam Gallagher

Mark Radcliffe and Alice Levine present highlights from Kaiser Chiefs and Liam Gallagher.

19/01/1984

Top of the Pops: 19/01/1984

With Whitesnake, Big Country, Fiction Factory, China Crisis and Gloria Gaynor.

Episode 2

2. The Summer of Love: How Hippies Changed the World: Series 1, Episode 2

An era of social upheaval that pitted America's youth against its elders began.

David Bowie and the Story of Ziggy Stardust

David Bowie and the Story of Ziggy Stardust

How David Bowie arrived at one of the most iconic creations in pop history.

12/01/1984

Top of the Pops: 12/01/1984

With The Icicle Works, Howard Jones, Roland Rat, Lionel Richie and Paul McCartney.