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BBC4 to broadcast new television documentary on Kate

A new documentary about Kate’s career, called “The Kate Bush Story: Running Up That Hill” will air on the BBC 4 TV channel on Friday 22nd August at 9.10pm – days before her return to the live stage on August … Continue reading

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Babooshka on ‘The Voice Australia’

Following one contestant chosing Wuthering Heights as her blind audition song, and the re-entry of Kate’s original version of that track into the Australian Top 40, another contestant in ‘The Voice Australia’, Russian born  Viktoria Bolonia appeared on the show … Continue reading

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Stuart Maconie reviews 50 Words For Snow

An old one this, but nice all the same. Stuart Maconie reviews Kate on The Review Show on BBC 2, this clip from November 18th. (thanks Louise)

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Swedish TV review of the album

From SVT in Sweden (with thanks to Henrik). We hope this is a good review, but unfortunately our Swedish isn’t up to much! Update: Swedish fans tell us that the reviewers in the clip say the album is Kate’s strongest … Continue reading

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“Gorgeously contemplative collection of seasonal chamber pieces”: BBC TV Review Show

Very enthusiastic report by Stuart Maconie (introduced as an ‘super fan’) on BBC 2′s The Review Show. The programme blurb says: “Kate Bush fans waited six years for a new album to follow 2005’s Ariel and this year two came … Continue reading

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ITV Daybreak: “Album of the year”

Boyd Hilton raves about Kates album on Daybreak UK breakfast television. Skip to 1 hour 5 minutes, that’s “7:12 am” on the screen. Boyd describes 50 Words as the album of the year (credit to the indefatigable Louise West).

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Watch BBC Breakfast chat about Kate this morning

On today’s BBC Breakfast show, Emma B and Bernadette McNulty spoke about the continuing appeal of Kate. Watch it again here.

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Director’s Cut released in UK today! PLUS: TV and print ads campaign

Happy UK release day! It’s finally here, Director’s Cut is out in Kate’s home territory today. News from EMI: they will be running TV ads in the UK from today to support the release of Director’s Cut. Ads will be … Continue reading

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Kate archive footage on upcoming TV show

The BBC1 Northern Ireland TV show “The Trouble With….Health” will feature footage from Kate’s appearance on Looking Good, Feeling Fit in 1981. From John McGurk: “First off, you see Kate Bush, in a fitness studio, with two male dancers, exercising/dancing … Continue reading

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Legendary ‘Kate’ BBC Special from 1979 to air on BBC4 Sunday April 26th

Digital channel BBC4 will be screening the full special that Kate made for the BBC in 1979 on Sunday April 26th at 00:10. The 1979 Christmas special features Kate performing Gymnopedie No 1, Symphony in Blue, Them Heavy People, Madrigal, December, … Continue reading

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BBC Documentary – view clips and vote at BBC site

The BBC site has been updated with interview clips (including Del Palmer, John Carder Bush, Peter Gabriel, John Lydon, Anthony Van Laast and Mark Radcliffe all talking about Kate) from Wednesday night’s upcoming documentary “Queens of British Pop” here. And in … Continue reading

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“Queens of British Pop” BBC1 documentary airs 1st April

‘Oh Johnny it sounds like a bag of cats!’ John Lydon’s mum on Kate Bush (Queens Of British Pop, BBC1) As previously reported Kate will be one of the subjects of a major 2-part arts documentary by Dione Newton that … Continue reading

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Kate included in major BBC1 documentary this Spring

Kate will be one of the subjects of a major 2-part arts documentary that celebrates Britain’s most admired female singers from the Sixties to present day, currently scheduled to transmit on primetime BBC1 in Spring ’09. Also featured will be … Continue reading

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BBC runs Greatest Living Icon poll…with Kate

The BBC television programme The Culture Show is running a vote for people’s favourite British Cultural Icon. They have shortlisted the TOP 10 icons nominated by their viewers. Kate is joined in the Top 10 by David Attenborough, Alan Bennett, David … Continue reading

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Aerial nominated for a South Bank Show award!

The annual South Bank Show awards are the only British awards to cover all areas of the arts including pop, film, dance and opera. The awards ceremony takes place at London’s Savoy Hotel on Friday 27th January. Aerial is one of three … Continue reading

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