This series tells the story of British pop music through the prism of related art forms, revealing how imagery defined the medium, the phenomenal influence of art schools, the scene's love ... See full summary »

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2012  
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 Himself (archive footage) (3 episodes, 2012)
Graham Coxon ...
 Himself - Blur (3 episodes, 2012)
Jill Furmanovsky ...
 Herself - Photographer (3 episodes, 2012)
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 Himself (3 episodes, 2012)
Paul Gorman ...
 Himself - Author (3 episodes, 2012)
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 Himself - Manager (3 episodes, 2012)
Paul Morley ...
 Himself - Author (3 episodes, 2012)
Simon Reynolds ...
 Himself - Author (3 episodes, 2012)
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 Himself - Author (3 episodes, 2012)
Adam and the Ants ...
 Themselves (archive footage) (2 episodes, 2012)
Fred Deakin ...
 Himself - Designer / ... (2 episodes, 2012)
Gered Mankowitz ...
 Himself - Photographer (2 episodes, 2012)
Simon Napier-Bell ...
 Himself - Manager (2 episodes, 2012)
Storm Thorgerson ...
 Himself - Designer (2 episodes, 2012)
Martyn Ware ...
 Himself - Heaven 17 (2 episodes, 2012)
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This series tells the story of British pop music through the prism of related art forms, revealing how imagery defined the medium, the phenomenal influence of art schools, the scene's love affair with fashion and the pivotal role of the star-makers and svengalis who invented the rules of the modern music industry as they went along. London Calling cracks the creative code underpinning the global ascent of British pop, to reveal the players that created brand Britannia. Written by Simon Witter

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9 June 2012 (Germany)  »

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London Calling: The Untold Story of British Pop  »

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(4 episodes)

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16:9 HD
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