Some TV programmes spotted for the next few days….
Eight glorious hours of our favourite band this coming Saturday – and Sunday morning sees The Bejart Ballet for Life. And for the night owls among us, Sunday midnight through till 01.55AM Monday morning a chance to enjoy the Highlander movie.
QUEEN ON TV
Saturday 17 December
Sky Arts HD – Sky Ch130 3.00PM – 4.15PM
Queen The Magic Years
They came, they rocked and they influenced. See how the music of Queen’s Brian May, Freddie Mercury, Roger Taylor and John deacon earned them respect across the music world.
Sky Arts HD – Sky Ch130 4.15PM – 6.00PM
Freddie Mercury: Tribute Concert
Live recording of the famous 1992 tribute concert for the late Queen singer Freddie Mercury. Stars performing include Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon, David Bowie and Elton John.
Sky Arts HD – Sky Ch130 6.00PM – 8.00PM
Queen: Live In Budapest – Hungarian Rhapsody
Queen’s legendary 1986 concert in Budapest, Hungary, where they played hits including Bohemian Rhapsody, Under Pressure and We Will Rock You to 80,000 fans.
Sky Arts HD – Sky Ch130 8.00PM – 9.20PM
New: Queen: The Story Of Bohemian Rhapsody
Sit down with Brian May and Roger Taylor, as well as their friends and fellow musicians, as they reveal the story behind the ground-breaking Queen single.
Sky Arts HD – Sky Ch130 9.20PM – 11.05PM
Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender
With archive footage of interviews, concerts and personal material, this award-winning documentary offers a compelling insight into the solo work of Freddie Mercury.
Sunday 18 December
Sky Arts HD – Sky Ch130 09.45 AM – 11.00AM
New: Queen & Bejart: Ballet For Life
In this 1997 musical filmed at the Theatre Metropole. Lausanne, in Switzerland, Maurice Bejart’s ballet celebrate the life of Freddie Mercury and Jorge Don to Music by Queen and Mozart.
Monday 19 December
BBC One HD – Sky Ch115 00.0AM – 01.55AM
In modern day New York, an immortal Scottish clansman fights to become the ultimate ruler of humanity.