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19:00
Top of the Pops
Performances by Dina Carroll, Robert Plant and Tina Turner
Mark Franklin presents the edition first shown on May 13 1993, with performances by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Shabba Ranks & Maxi Priest, Dina Carroll, Robert Plant, Tina Turner, Inner Circle and George Michael
19:30
Top of the Pops
With Saint Etienne, Felix, Luther Vandross
Tony Dortie presents the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 21 May 1993, and featuring Saint Etienne, Felix, Luther Vandross, Charles & Eddie, Runrig, Ace of Base, Bon Jovi and UB40
20:00
Yuja Wang Plays Liszt at the Proms
Yula Wang performs Liszt's Piano Concerto No 1
Respected young pianist Yuja Wang pays homage to the ultimate piano virtuoso Franz Liszt, playing the Hungarian composer's sparkling Piano Concerto No 1. Wielding the baton is conductor Klaus Mäkelä, as he makes his eagerly anticipated Proms debut with the Oslo Philharmonic. Also being performed at the Royal Albert Hall are romantic tone poems Tapiola and Ein Heldenleben, by Sibelius and Strauss respectively. Presented by Clive Myrie
22:00
The Joy of ABBA
Documentary on the band's heyday of the 1970s and early '80s
Documentary exploring how the pop group raised the bar for their music genre in the 1970s and early '80s, popularising the sound of Swedish melancholy. The programme explores how the quartet of Agnetha Faltskog, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad came to dominate the British music charts with simple, catchy melodies, but also divided opinion due to the populist sheen of their output
23:00
Agnetha: ABBA and After
The story of Agnetha Faltskog's music career
Documentary telling the story of Agnetha Faltskog's music career as both a member of the Swedish pop group and a successful solo singer in her own right. Including interviews with Gary Barlow, who features on her 2013 album, as well as bandmates Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, DJ Tony Blackburn and lyricist Tim Rice
00:00
ABBA at the BBC
A collection of memorable TV appearances by the group
A collection of memorable performances by the group. Agnetha Faltskog, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad were thrust into the limelight in 1974 when Waterloo triumphed at the Eurovision Song Contest in Brighton, marking the start of their rise to fame. Various outings were captured by BBC cameras over the next few years and several are featured here alongside their Top of the Pops debut, archive interviews and footage featuring hits including Waterloo, Dancing Queen, Does Your Mother Know, Thank You for the Music, SOS, Fernando and Chiquitita. There is also a chance to see the foursome on a 1982 edition of Noel Edmonds' Late, Late Breakfast Show, which was ABBA's last televised appearance in the UK
01:00
Flat Pack Pop: Sweden's Music Miracle
Sweden's rise as a global musical superpower
James Ballardie charts Sweden's rise as a musical superpower, exploring the unique songwriting formula that inspired some of the biggest hits of the last 30 years. What started out as an experiment on the Stockholm underground club scene in the 1990s blossomed into a genre of its own, spearheaded by the likes of music producer and songwriter Denniz Pop. These unlikely heroes of bubblegum pop launched the careers of Britney Spears, the Backstreet Boys, Westlife and others. Featuring interviews with producers and artists, including Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, Ace of Base and Robyn
02:00
Top of the Pops
Performances by Dina Carroll, Robert Plant and Tina Turner
Mark Franklin presents the edition first shown on May 13 1993, with performances by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Shabba Ranks & Maxi Priest, Dina Carroll, Robert Plant, Tina Turner, Inner Circle and George Michael
02:30
Top of the Pops
With Saint Etienne, Felix, Luther Vandross
Tony Dortie presents the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 21 May 1993, and featuring Saint Etienne, Felix, Luther Vandross, Charles & Eddie, Runrig, Ace of Base, Bon Jovi and UB40
03:00
The Joy of ABBA
Documentary on the band's heyday of the 1970s and early '80s
Documentary exploring how the pop group raised the bar for their music genre in the 1970s and early '80s, popularising the sound of Swedish melancholy. The programme explores how the quartet of Agnetha Faltskog, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad came to dominate the British music charts with simple, catchy melodies, but also divided opinion due to the populist sheen of their output
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