Sky Arts: Urban Myths – Backstage at Live Aid 19 April


Sky Arts

Sky Arts uncovers incredible stories inspired by the worlds of arts, culture and rock n roll With a new season Of ’Urban Myths’ for 2018.

13 March 2018

The eight episodes include:

Urban Myths: Backstage at Live Aid
Sky Arts 19 April 9PM

Live Aid was not only “the day rock’n ’roll changed the world”, it was also the source of countless backstage music industry rumours.  Backstage at Live Aid is a reimagined story that takes place behind the scenes on that unforgettable summer’s afternoon in 1985 as egos clash, hair is sprayed, double denim is completely acceptable and Bob Geldof and long-time personal assistant Marsha Hunt struggle to keep control of the most famous faces of the 80s. Starring Jonas Armstrong (Bob Geldof), Kerry Howard (Marsha Hunt), Martin Compston (Midge Ure), David Avery (Freddie Mercury), Rufus Jones (Elton John), Seb Cardinal (Ric Parfitt), Dustin Demi-Burns (Francis Rossi), Karla Crome (Sade) and Con O’Neill (Tony).  Written by Neil Forsyth. Directed by John Hardwick. Produced by Little Rock Pictures.

All episodes available on demand from 12th April as well as on Sky Arts and TV streaming service NOW TV at 9pm.