Brian Appleton's History Of Rock 'n' Roll

Comedy series in which a disgruntled media studies lecturer, who single-handedly changed the face of rock musicl but, thanks to the ingratitude of rock stars, has been eradicated from history books, sets right the wrongs done to him.

Written and performed by Graham Fellows, additional material Rex Brough.

Episodes

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01Eight Miles Low2001091920040630 BT=2345 (BBC7)
20040630 (BBC7)
20040701 (BBC7)
20061005 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20061005 (BBC7)
20061006 BT=0430 (BBC7)
20061006 (BBC7)
20080418 (BBC7)
20080419 (BBC7)
20090409 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20090409 (BBC7)
20100510 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20100510 (BBC7)
20130326 (BBC7)

Comedy series in which a disgruntled media studies lecturer, who single-handedly changed the face of rock musicl but, thanks to the ingratitude of rock stars, has been eradicated from history books, sets right the wrongs done to him.

Written and performed by Graham Fellows, additional material Rex Brough.Spoof music lecture revealing how fear of flying led to the birth of psychedelia.

Spoof music lecture revealing how fear of flying led to the birth of psychedelia.

Stars Graham Fellows.

From September 2001.

Revealing how fear of flying led to the birth of psychedelia.

How fear of flying led to the birth of Psychedelia!

Graham Fellowes' spoof rock history lectures, including how fear of flying led to the birth of Psychedelia!

Spoof rock history lectures, including how fear of flying led to the birth of Psychedelia.

Written and performed by Graham Fellows, additional material Rex Brough.

01Eight Miles Low2001091920040630 (BBC7)
20040701 (BBC7)
20061005 (BBC7)
20061006 (BBC7)
20080418 (BBC7)
20080419 (BBC7)
20090409 (BBC7)
20100510 (BBC7)
20130326 (BBC7)

Comedy series in which a disgruntled media studies lecturer, who single-handedly changed the face of rock musicl but, thanks to the ingratitude of rock stars, has been eradicated from history books, sets right the wrongs done to him.

Written and performed by Graham Fellows, additional material Rex Brough.Spoof music lecture revealing how fear of flying led to the birth of psychedelia.

Spoof music lecture revealing how fear of flying led to the birth of psychedelia.

Stars Graham Fellows.

From September 2001.

Revealing how fear of flying led to the birth of psychedelia.

How fear of flying led to the birth of Psychedelia!

Graham Fellowes' spoof rock history lectures, including how fear of flying led to the birth of Psychedelia!

Spoof rock history lectures, including how fear of flying led to the birth of Psychedelia.

02Consider Yourself Dumped Upon2001092620040707 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20040707 (BBC7)
20040708 (BBC7)
20061012 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20061012 (BBC7)
20061013 BT=0430 (BBC7)
20061013 (BBC7)
20080425 (BBC7)
20080426 (BBC7)
20090416 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20090416 (BBC7)
20090419 BT=1530 (BBC7)
20090419 (BBC7)
20090420 BT=0330 (BBC7)
20090420 (BBC7)
20100517 (BBC7)
20130402 (BBC7)

The Brummie musicologist reveals some big rock names have a lot to thank him for. Stars Graham Fellows. From September 2001.

The Brummie musicologist reveals some big rock names have a lot to thank him for.

Stars Graham Fellows.

From September 2001.

The musicologist reveals how some of rock's biggest names have a lot to thank him for.

02Consider Yourself Dumped Upon2001092620040707 (BBC7)
20040708 (BBC7)
20061012 (BBC7)
20061013 (BBC7)
20080425 (BBC7)
20080426 (BBC7)
20090416 (BBC7)
20090419 (BBC7)
20090420 (BBC7)
20100517 (BBC7)
20130402 (BBC7)

The Brummie musicologist reveals some big rock names have a lot to thank him for. Stars Graham Fellows. From September 2001.

The Brummie musicologist reveals some big rock names have a lot to thank him for.

Stars Graham Fellows.

From September 2001.

The musicologist reveals how some of rock's biggest names have a lot to thank him for.

03Come Up And See Me2001100320040714 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20040714 (BBC7)
20040715 (BBC7)
20061019 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20061019 (BBC7)
20061020 BT=0430 (BBC7)
20061020 (BBC7)
20080502 (BBC7)
20080503 (BBC7)
20090423 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20090423 (BBC7)
20100524 (BBC7)
20130409 (BBC7)

The Brummie musicologist reveals some big rock names who have a lot to thank him for. Stars Graham Fellows. From October 2001.

The Brummie musicologist reveals some big rock names have a lot to thank him for.

Stars Graham Fellows.

From October 2001.

The Brummie musicologist reveals how some of rock's biggest names have a lot to thank him for.

The Brummie musicologist reveals how rock's biggest names have a lot to thank him for.

03Come Up And See Me2001100320040714 (BBC7)
20040715 (BBC7)
20061019 (BBC7)
20061020 (BBC7)
20080502 (BBC7)
20080503 (BBC7)
20090423 (BBC7)
20100524 (BBC7)
20130409 (BBC7)

The Brummie musicologist reveals some big rock names who have a lot to thank him for. Stars Graham Fellows. From October 2001.

The Brummie musicologist reveals some big rock names have a lot to thank him for.

Stars Graham Fellows.

From October 2001.

The Brummie musicologist reveals how some of rock's biggest names have a lot to thank him for.

The Brummie musicologist reveals how rock's biggest names have a lot to thank him for.

04Kajaboohoo2001101020040721 (BBC7)
20040722 (BBC7)
20061026 (BBC7)
20061027 (BBC7)
20080509 (BBC7)
20080510 (BBC7)
20090430 (BBC7)
20100531 (BBC7)
20130416 (BBC7)

The Brummie musicologist reveals what he didn't do on the 1980s music scene. Stars Graham Fellows. From October 2001.

The Brummie musicologist reveals what he didn't do on the 1980s music scene.

Stars Graham Fellows.

From October 2001.

The Brummie musicologist reveals what he didn't do on the music scene in the 1980s.

Graham Fellows' Brummie musicologist reveals what he didn't do on the music scene in the 1980s.

This time, what he didn't do in the '80s.

04Kajaboohoo2001101020040721 (BBC7)
20040722 (BBC7)
20061026 (BBC7)
20061027 (BBC7)
20080509 (BBC7)
20080510 (BBC7)
20090430 (BBC7)
20100531 (BBC7)
20130416 (BBC7)

The Brummie musicologist reveals what he didn't do on the 1980s music scene.

Stars Graham Fellows.

From October 2001.

The Brummie musicologist reveals what he didn't do on the music scene in the 1980s.

Graham Fellows' Brummie musicologist reveals what he didn't do on the music scene in the 1980s.

This time, what he didn't do in the '80s.

The Brummie musicologist reveals what he didn't do on the 1980s music scene. Stars Graham Fellows. From October 2001.

05My Turn To Be Poorly2001101720040728 (BBC7)
20040729 (BBC7)
20061102 (BBC7)
20061103 (BBC7)
20080516 (BBC7)
20080517 (BBC7)
20090507 (BBC7)
20100607 (BBC7)
20130423 (BBC7)

The Brummie musicologist reveals the impact of so many rock legends dying at the age of 27. Stars Graham Fellows. From October 2001.

The Brummie musicologist reveals the impact of so many rock legends dying at the age of 27.

The Brummie musicologist reveals the impact of so many rock legends dying aged 27.

Graham Fellows' Brummie musicologist reveals the impact of so many deaths of rock legends at 27.

05My Turn To Be Poorly2001101720040728 (BBC7)
20040729 (BBC7)
20061102 (BBC7)
20061103 (BBC7)
20080516 (BBC7)
20080517 (BBC7)
20090507 (BBC7)
20100607 (BBC7)
20130423 (BBC7)

The Brummie musicologist reveals the impact of so many rock legends dying at the age of 27.

The Brummie musicologist reveals the impact of so many rock legends dying aged 27.

Graham Fellows' Brummie musicologist reveals the impact of so many deaths of rock legends at 27.

The Brummie musicologist reveals the impact of so many rock legends dying at the age of 27. Stars Graham Fellows. From October 2001.

06A Lot Of Knowledge20011024

06 LASTA Lot Of Knowledge Is A Dangerous Thing2001102420040804 BT=2345 (BBC7)
20040804 (BBC7)
20040805 BT=0515 (BBC7)
20040805 (BBC7)
20061109 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20061109 (BBC7)
20061110 BT=0430 (BBC7)
20061110 (BBC7)
20080523 (BBC7)
20080524 (BBC7)
20090514 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20090514 (BBC7)
20100614 (BBC7)
20100620 (BBC7)
20100621 (BBC7)
20130430 (BBC7)

The forgotten Thompson Twin reveals why rock 'n' roll can be a cruel mistress. Stars Graham Fellows. From October 2001.

The forgotten Thompson Twin reveals why rock 'n' roll can be a cruel mistress.

Stars Graham Fellows.

From October 2001.

The Brummie musicologist and forgotten Thompson Twin shows why rock 'n' roll is a cruel mistress.

Starring Graham Fellows.

Brian Appleton, the forgotten Thompson Twin, describes how rock 'n' roll can be a cruel mistress.

The Brummie musicologist and forgotten Thompson Twin reveals why rock 'n' roll can be a cruel mistress.

The musicologist and forgotten Thompson Twin shows why rock 'n' roll is a cruel mistress.

06 LASTA Lot Of Knowledge Is A Dangerous Thing2001102420040804 (BBC7)
20040805 (BBC7)
20061109 (BBC7)
20061110 (BBC7)
20080523 (BBC7)
20080524 (BBC7)
20090514 (BBC7)
20100614 (BBC7)
20100620 (BBC7)
20100621 (BBC7)
20130430 (BBC7)

The forgotten Thompson Twin reveals why rock 'n' roll can be a cruel mistress. Stars Graham Fellows. From October 2001.

The forgotten Thompson Twin reveals why rock 'n' roll can be a cruel mistress.

Stars Graham Fellows.

From October 2001.

The Brummie musicologist and forgotten Thompson Twin shows why rock 'n' roll is a cruel mistress.

Starring Graham Fellows.

Brian Appleton, the forgotten Thompson Twin, describes how rock 'n' roll can be a cruel mistress.

The Brummie musicologist and forgotten Thompson Twin reveals why rock 'n' roll can be a cruel mistress.

The musicologist and forgotten Thompson Twin shows why rock 'n' roll is a cruel mistress.

XMAS20031225

This lecture tells his own unique true story of the Christmas songs of fellow rockers who have dumped on him from a massive height.

Inevitably, Brian's own bitter Christmas pasts permeate the lecture, and he rounds off the festivities with a rendition of his own Christmas hit - demonstrating to the world how a seasonal song should really sound.

XMAS20031225

This lecture tells his own unique true story of the Christmas songs of fellow rockers who have dumped on him from a massive height.

Inevitably, Brian's own bitter Christmas pasts permeate the lecture, and he rounds off the festivities with a rendition of his own Christmas hit - demonstrating to the world how a seasonal song should really sound.