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 -  Documentary | Music  -  14 April 2006 (UK)
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A documentary on the 30th anniversary of Britain's best-known music festival.

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A documentary on the 30th anniversary of Britain's best-known music festival.

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The mud. The music. The madness.

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The closest thing to Glasto without needing wellies...
21 April 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As the King of all music festivals takes a break in 2006, Temple's documentary is the closest thing you can get to the Glastonbury experience this year. It charts the history of the event, but is formed in a way that recreates the feeling of three days of fun rather than simply following chronology.

Two hours and twenty minutes might seem a long time for a documentary, but as you're kept smiling most of the way through, it's not in the least overbearing. We are treated to a number of musical highlights, but just as entertaining is meeting some of the weird and wonderful people that make the festival so unique. Particularly memorable are the three-man family team who run the tanker that sucks the, aherm, human waste out of the portaloos – such are the moronic faces of the two children, they really could be characters from Little Britain!


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