Sky Arts Freddie Mercury Weekend


The week after next we mark the 25th anniversary of the sad death of Freddie Mercury, which will be acknowledged by Sky Arts “Freddie Mercury Weekend” – with a range of programmes:

Queen – The Phenomenon
Fri 25 Nov 12:10am – 1:30am Sky Arts
Profile of the rock group, combining archive interviews with performance footage, from their beginnings in the 1970s to the death of lead singer Freddie Mercury in 1991.

Queen – Live at Wembley
Fri 25 Nov 9pm – 10:15pm Sky Arts
A performance by the band recorded on their 1986 Magic tour, when they were riding the crest of a wave following their triumphant Live Aid performance at the same venue the year before. Including renditions of classic hits Bohemian Rhapsody, I Want to Break Free, We Will Rock You and Radio Ga Ga.
Performer Queen
Director Gavin Taylor

Queen – The Magic Years
Fri 25 Nov 11:45pm – 1am Sky Arts
Documentary about the rock group’s rise to fame and eventual superstardom, including profiles of Freddie Mercury, Brian May, John Deacon and Roger Taylor.

Sky Arts Nov 2016 trailer inc Freddie Mercury Weekend