David Gilmour on BBC4 TV – Fri 26th Sep
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BBC4 TV are to broadcast three programs to coincide with the release of David Gilmour’s Live in Gdansk DVD/CD release.
They are airing a cut down version of the Live in Gdansk DVD, a behind the scenes documentary and a repeat of the excellent Pink Floyd Story documentary.
The folowing are all broadcast on BBC4 TV this Friday 26th September 2008. You can currently see a preview on the BBC4 TV website.
Concert Broadcast – 9:10pm
The cut down version of the Live at Gdansk DVD will be broadcast this Friday 26th September 2008 starting at 9:10pm. It lasts for one hour. It is repeated the following day at 1:30am and on the 29th at Midnight. So tune in!
David Gilmour: Gdansk Diary – 10:10pm
BBC4 TV are alsobroadcasting a documentary this Friday 26th September 2008 at 10:10pm (GMT) called David Gilmour: Gdansk Diary. It is repeated the following day at 2:30am.
The 30 minute documentary gives a snapshot of the band and production crew preparing for and then and delivering David Gilmour’s unique concert in the Gdansk shipyard in August, 2006.
The film portrays the contextual drama of the urban landscape of the shipyard and shows Gilmour meeting Lech Walesa, the former Polish president and co-founder of Solidarity, as they lay a wreath at the Monument to the Fallen Workers at the shipyards.
It will no doubt be available on the BBC iPlayer at some point for a week after the broadcast.
The Pink Floyd Story Documentary – 10:40pm
And if those two broadcasts are not enough for you, you can catch a repeat of the wonderful documentary The Pink Floyd Story at 10:40pm also on Friday 26th! This also lasts for one hour.
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