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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Cast

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Boy George ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2012
Graham Coxon ...  Himself - Blur 3 episodes, 2012
Jill Furmanovsky ...  Herself - Photographer 3 episodes, 2012
Paul Gorman Paul Gorman ...  Himself - Author 3 episodes, 2012
Andrew Loog Oldham ...  Himself - Manager 3 episodes, 2012
Paul Morley ...  Himself - Author 3 episodes, 2012
Simon Reynolds Simon Reynolds ...  Himself - Author 3 episodes, 2012
Jon Savage ...  Himself - Author 3 episodes, 2012
Fred Deakin Fred Deakin ...  Himself - Designer / ... 2 episodes, 2012
Gered Mankowitz Gered Mankowitz ...  Himself - Photographer 2 episodes, 2012
Simon Napier-Bell Simon Napier-Bell ...  Himself - Manager 2 episodes, 2012
Storm Thorgerson ...  Himself - Designer 2 episodes, 2012
Martyn Ware 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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Country:

Germany

Release Date:

9 June 2012 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

London Calling: The Untold Story of British Pop See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(4 episodes)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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