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20071117

Pink Floyd at 40

Radio 2 celebrates the 40th anniversary of one of the most successful British bands of all time.

The four members of the classic Floyd line-up - David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Roger Waters and Rick Wright - tell their own story via a series of new interviews.

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That story goes from their beginnings as The T-Set, a Cambridge-based blues band, to their triumphant reunion at Live 8, via major landmarks such as Dark Side of the Moon, The Wall and The Division Bell.

They shed fresh light on their ground-breaking music, its equally innovative staging and packaging, the internal struggles that caused Roger Waters to leave the band in the mid-80s and their subsequent resurgence with the biggest tour in rock music history.

20071124

Pink Floyd at 40

Radio 2 celebrates the 40th anniversary of one of the most successful British bands of all time, presented by Janice Long.

The four members of the classic Floyd line-up - David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Roger Waters and Rick Wright - tell their own story via a series of new interviews.

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The band discuss their landmark album, tour and film of The Wall, before candidly exploring the tensions within the band that led to the departure of Roger Waters in 1985.

They also touch on the Live 8 reunion and their appearance at this year's tribute concert for Syd Barrett.