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The Life of Rock with Brian Pern 

Mockumentary following aging rock star Brian Pern, former front-man of the legendary 1970s progressive rock group Thotch.
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2017   2016   2015   2014  

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Simon Day Simon Day ...  Brian Pern 10 episodes, 2014-2017
Lucy Montgomery ...  Pepita Sanchez / ... 10 episodes, 2014-2017
Rhys Thomas ...  Rhys Thomas OBE 10 episodes, 2014-2016
Nigel Havers ...  Tony Pebble 9 episodes, 2014-2017
Paul Whitehouse ...  Pat Quid / ... 9 episodes, 2014-2017
Michael Kitchen ...  John Farrow 8 episodes, 2014-2016
Philip Pope Philip Pope ...  Michael Banks / ... 7 episodes, 2014-2017
Al Murray ...  Eddie Mount / ... 6 episodes, 2014-2017
Dean Thomas Dean Thomas ...  Mike Spelling (Bass) / ... 6 episodes, 2014-2017
Tony Way ...  Ned, Brian Pern's Driver / ... 5 episodes, 2014-2017
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Brian Pern is one of the most respected musicians of his generation. He first gained fame as the lead singer of the progressive rock group Thotch before launching a critically acclaimed solo career in which he managed to invent world music and became the first musician to use plasticine in videos. In this series, Brian takes a look back at the history of rock in his own unique style and invites the cameras into his own recording studios to show the public how he has managed to stay relevant in an ever-changing music industry. Written by Anonymous

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The character of Pern is mainly based on the former Genesis lead singer, world music ambassador and humanitarian campaigner Peter Gabriel. See more »

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Spoofs Live Aid (1985) See more »

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Brilliant spoof of pretentious 70s rock types

This is one of parodies that gets funnier with each subsequent viewing. so many hidden jokes which are not all spotted first time around and as other have said the comic timing of Michael Kitchen is simply superb. The ending out the last episode of the third series is genius. i literally fell off the chair laughing.WELL recommended


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10 February 2014 (UK) See more »

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