This post concludes all the tv & radio media for John Peel that I’m aware of for this week. If you know of more please let me know.
As much as there is on offer this, and last week, it’s by no means any real substitute and I do genuinely have Sheila and the family in mind, and not just at this time because, and I’m sure we all are of the same opinion here: John was very much a part of our own extended family and I like to think we were also part of his.
Wednesday 26th October
A night of programmes to mark the first anniversary of the legendary broadcaster’s death starts with a host of friends, colleagues and musicians remembering the man.
The Wonderful and Frightening World of Mark E Smith: A look at John Peel’s favourite band. Part of BBC FOUR’s John Peel Night. Strong language.
John Peel in Session
An archive trek through some of the names that John Peel backed on his Radio 1 show. With performances from legendary bands including Pink Floyd, Joy Division and The Smiths. Part of John Peel Night.
BBC FOUR Session: PJ Harvey
A special concert from rock chic PJ Harvey at LSO St Luke’s in London. Her set includes Big Exit, Dress and The Letter. Part of BBC FOUR’s John Peel Night.
Teenage Kicks: The Undertones
John Peel presents a look at the short but eventful career of The Undertones, the band behind his favourite single, Teenage Kicks. Part of BBC FOUR’s John Peel Night.
Chambre Hardman and the…
…Lost City of Liverpool: Narrated by John Peel, who himself came from Merseyside, a documentary about city photographer Edward Chambre Hardman.
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