Super 8 Stories: The Undertones

Details

Location

Derry, Rocking Chair bar

Year

1978

Source

BBC NI

Format

Super 8

colour

Length

04min 24sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

BBC NI, Doubleband Films, Martin Bradley

Rights Holder

Doubleband Films, Martin Bradley

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Description

Seminal punk band The Undertones are remembered by fan, Linus McLaughlin, and Martin Bradley, a brother of a band member, with footage of them making their first appearance on Top of the Pops and performing at the Rocking Chair bar in Londonderry in 1978. This clip appeared in Series 1, Programme 3 of Super 8 Stories.

Shot List

Street scenes of destruction in Londonderry. Crowd scenes at Undertones concert at Rocking Chair bar. BBC footage of the band on Top of the Pops. Undertones playing on stage at Rocking Chair with shots of the crowd dancing.

Credits

Narrator - Maire Jones; Camera - Michael Quinn; Sound - Sion Kerr, Gregg Bailey; Music Consultants - Jim Meredith, Ralph McLean; Production Accountant - Anne Hegarty; Production Assistant - Tammy Moore; Graphic - Alan Perry; Dubbing - One Zero Zero; Online Editor - Johnathan Fetherstone; Researcher - Ronan Feely; Archivist - Evan Marshall; Assistant Producer - Jenny Waugh; Executive Producers - Deirdre Devlin, Michael Hewitt; Editors - Greg Darby, Henry Wood; Producer - Diarmuid Lavery; Director - Brian Henry Martin

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