Tempo: Volume 1

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ITV’s seminal arts programme, Tempo ran for eight years through a decade which saw a creative explosion within all aspects of the performing arts. Its fluid style of presentation allowed an almost open-ended remit, enabling it to cover subjects as diverse as cinema, music, dance, photography, writing – and much more besides. At a time when television was being criticised for dumbing down, Tempo – more than any other series – showed that ITV could indeed go highbrow whilst still remaining populist – a philosophy and outlook that was to continue into the 1970s and beyond with its successors Aquarius and The South Bank Show.

Unseen for decades, this two-disc set contains interviews, reportage and features on Jacques Tati, Stan Tracey, Tom Jones, Orson Welles, Harold Pinter, Yehudi Menuhin and more. It also includes a banned edition on LSD from 1967, which has never been transmitted.


Reference
7953701
Barcode
5027626370145
Classification
Exempt
Number of Discs
2
Picture
1.33:1 / Black and White
Sound
Mono / English
Subtitles
None
Region
2 / PAL
Time
300 mins approx