The Elton John Story

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A series of six programmes 1: The Mission

Paul Gambaccini recalls Elton's battle to achieve recognition culminating in his 1970 successful appearance at the Los Angeles Troubador.

Written by PAUL gambaccini Producer TEDDY WARRICK

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Unknown: Paul Gambaccini

Written By: Paul Gambaccini

Producer: Teddy Warrick

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A series of six programmes 2:Rocket Man

Elton survives the seemingly counter-productive release of four albums in 1971 and gets back on the hit track with his greatest British success - Rocket Man

Written and presented by Paul Gambaccini

Producer TEDDY WARRICK

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Presented By: Paul Gambaccini

Producer: Teddy Warrick

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A series of six programmes

3: Goodbye Yellow Brick RoadIn one year Elton progresses from being one of the world's biggest pop stars to the biggest. Written and presented by Paul Gambacclnl

Producer TEDDY WARRICK

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Presented By: Paul Gambacclnl

Producer: Teddy Warrick

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A series of six programmes 4:The Bitch is Back

Elton returns to America, sells out a nationwide tour, makes history with John Lennon at Madison Square Garden, and has the biggest hit of his career.

Written and presented by Paul Gambaccinl

Producer TEDDY WARRICK

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Unknown: John Lennon

Presented By: Paul Gambaccinl

Producer: Teddy Warrick

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A series of six programmes : Captain Fantastic

Elton and Bernie's autobiographical album becomes the first to enter the American chart at number one. Elton is at the peak of his popularity in the United States, but his record sales at home in Great Britain are declining.

Written and presented by Paul Gambaccinl

Producer TEDDY WARRICK

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Presented By: Paul Gambaccinl

Producer: Teddy Warrick

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The last of six programmes Keyboard Wizard

Having expanded his band, Elton first attempts to change his musical direction and then redirects some of his profes- = sional energy into sport. He in- tentionallv abdicates as rock's busiest touring and recording sensation.

Written and presented by Paul Gambaccini

Producer TEDDY WARRICK

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Start of a three-part series presented by Kiki Dee, celebrating the career of one of rock's most flamboyant characters, who has remained at the top for three decades.

Contributors include Tim Rice, Cliff Richard, Kiki Dee, Long John Baldry, Victoria Beckham, Jools Holland, Phil Collins and Ray Cooper.

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Second of a three-part series presented by Kiki Dee, celebrating the career of one of rock's most flamboyant characters, who has remained at the top for three decades.

Contributors include Tim Rice, Cliff Richard, Long John Baldry, Victoria Beckham, Jools Holland, Phil Collins and Ray Cooper.

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Third of a three-part series presented by Kiki Dee, celebrating the career of one of rock's most flamboyant characters.

This programme follows his recent successful concerts at Madison Square Garden and the imminent release of his album `One Night Only'.