The David Bowie Story

An in-depth look at the life and work of one of Britain's most important stars.

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The first of a six-part series presented by Paul Gambaccini.

Bowie recalls his many and varied attempts at pop stardom in the late 60s and his eventual breakthrough with Space Oddity.

Also featuring

Tony Visconti , Gus Dudgeon and Ken Pitt.

Producer Kevin Howiett

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Presented By: Paul Gambaccini.

Unknown: Tony Visconti

Unknown: Gus Dudgeon

Unknown: Ken Pitt.

Producer: Kevin Howiett

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The last of this six-part series, presented by Paul Gambaccini.

Falling Down, Standing Up. Bowie recalls the Glass

Spider Tour and his involvement with the controversial band Tin

Machine. The story comes up to date with his current solo album Black Tie White

Noise.

Producer Kevin Howlett

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Presented By: Paul Gambaccini.

Producer: Kevin Howlett

6M01The Apprenticeship2008050420110321

This episode looks at Bowie's beginnings in the music industry.

The David Bowie Story.

First part of an in-depth look at the life and work of one of Britain's most important stars - David Bowie.

This opening episode looks at his beginnings in the music industry.

6M02One Man Against The World2008050520110322

The David Bowie Story part 2 of 6 - One Man Against The World

Continuing the in-depth look at the life and work of David Bowie, one of Britain's most influential stars.

6M03Fame2008050620110323

Paul Gambaccini focuses on the Aladdin Sane, Diamond Dogs and Young Americans period.

The David Bowie Story - part 3 of 6: Fame.

First broadcast in 1993.

6M04Don't Normalise It!2008050720110324

Paul Gambaccini explores the Station to Station, Low, Heroes and Lodger period.

The David Bowie Story - part 4 of 6: Don't Normalise It!

First broadcast in 1993.

6M05Out Of Characters, Into Suits!2008050820110325

The David Bowie Story - part 5 of 6: Out Of Characters, Into Suits.

Paul Gambaccini explores the 'Scary Monsters' and 'Let's Dance' period.

First broadcast in 1993.

Paul Gambaccini explores the Scary Monsters and Let's Dance periods.

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Covering the period from Never Let Me Down to 1993.