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Our Classical Century

Our Classical Century

A celebration of the most memorable musical moments from 1918 – 2018.

It is a season of programming on BBC Four, BBC Radio 3, BBC Two and BBC iPlayer from November 2018 through to June 2019. A host of well-loved guests & presenters guide us through the century in documentaries, features and performances.Sir Lenny Henry is the first to join Suzy Klein in a four-part chronological series on BBC Four as part of Our Classical Century, followed by John Simpon CBE, Joan Bakewell DBE and Alexandra Burke. A range of guides across the season include Brian Cox and Lucy Worsley on BBC Two, and Katie Derham, Tom Service, Josie D’Arby on BBC Four. The BBC Orchestras welcome television audiences into the studio for a series of broadcast ‘Discovery Concerts’ and BBC Radio 3 celebrates the season throughout the year with coverage across the network.


BBC Four

TX Date:

November 2018

  • Exec Producer/s: Richard Bradley, Steve Condie