The Road Goes On For Ever

Episodes

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Three programmes looking at the lives of touring bands. 1: The Tourbus.

Day off...drive 1,000 miles...

From the Ford Transit van to the luxury double-decker coach complete with Jacuzzi, the myths and realities of life on the road are revealed. Presented by Rat Scabies, with contributions from Suede,

Elvis Costello , East 17, The Beautiful South, The

Levellers, James, Carter

USM, Elastica and Shed 7.

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Unknown: Elvis Costello

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Three programmes looking at the lives of touring bands. 2: The Hotel. This week

Edwyn Collins looks at the great rock 'n' roll hotels and the stories they generated, including the New Manx Hotel in Toxteth, Liverpool, New York's notorious Chelsea Hotel and the Hyatt House (aka "Riot House") in Los

Angeles where Led Zeppelin threw the very first television out of the window.

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Unknown: Edwyn Collins

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Three programmes looking at the lives of touring bands. 3: The Entourage. This week, Katie Puckrick , who toured with the Pet Shop Boys when she was a dancer, explains how to pack for a three-month tour when you only have one suitcase. She also talks to fans and followers, T-shirt sellers, techs ("Don't call us roadies"), choreographers and "vibe masters", who all share the tour experience.

Contributors include Carter

USM, Suede's

Brett Anderson , Elastica, James, East 17, The Beautiful

South and Lemmy.

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Unknown: Katie Puckrick

Unknown: Brett Anderson