What a Performance! Pioneers of Popular Entertainment

2020
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December 17, 2015

3.0 8 x
Frank Skinner and Suzy Klein examine what happened to British popular entertainment - its stars and its audiences - during the Second World War and beyond.
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December 10, 2015

3.0 7 x
Frank Skinner and Suzy Klein look at the birth of 19th-century music hall, the colourful world of its entertainers and the audiences whose lives were changed by it.
Episodes 2017
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December 10, 2015

Expired 3.0 3 x
In the second episode, Frank Skinner and Suzy Klein explore the golden age of variety theatre, from the start of the 20th century to the outbreak of the Second World War. They immerse themselves in the careers of megastars including George Formby and Gracie Fields, who both remain household names today. They also get to gr...
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