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Low - Curious Bowie play on the radio

Postby Positive Passion » 08 Jul 2018, 06:24

On bbc radio iplayer you can listen to a play about Bowie recording Low. It is meant to be slightly comic. How much of it is true I have no idea. It is a decent play though. I liked the portrayal of Brian Eno best - he has a lovely professional detachment amidst the chaos. Also there are some nice moments with a 5/6 year old Zowie enjoying being with his weird Dad and his weird friends.

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Re: Low - Curious Bowie play on the radio

Postby Phenomenal Cat » 08 Jul 2018, 16:31

This thread has potential.
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Re: Low - Curious Bowie play on the radio

Postby Positive Passion » 08 Jul 2018, 17:09

Phenomenal Cat wrote:This thread has potential.


Start by listening to the radio show.....

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Re: Low - Curious Bowie play on the radio

Postby Phenomenal Cat » 08 Jul 2018, 17:19

Positive Passion wrote:
Phenomenal Cat wrote:This thread has potential.


Start by listening to the radio show.....


I'm not sure how that would help.
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Re: Low - Curious Bowie play on the radio

Postby The Modernist » 08 Jul 2018, 18:04

I can't find it on there anyway, so we're none the wiser.

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Postby gash on ignore » 08 Jul 2018, 18:14

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Re: Low - Curious Bowie play on the radio

Postby The Modernist » 08 Jul 2018, 18:18

Okay I listened to the first few minutes..a bit silly really, I'm not sure what the point was.

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Re: Low - Curious Bowie play on the radio

Postby The Beatles » 08 Jul 2018, 18:23

Rother will listen to it later.
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Re: Low - Curious Bowie play on the radio

Postby gash on ignore » 08 Jul 2018, 19:09

I refuse to believe a recommendation from Positive Passion will be anything other than pure spun fucking gold.
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Re: Low - Curious Bowie play on the radio

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gash on ignore wrote:I refuse to believe a recommendation from Positive Passion will be anything other than pure spun fucking gold.


Quite right.

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Postby gash on ignore » 08 Jul 2018, 19:15

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Re: Low - Curious Bowie play on the radio

Postby The Slider » 11 Jul 2018, 22:18

I heard it on the broadcast
It just made me think of this

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Re: Low - Curious Bowie play on the radio

Postby The Modernist » 12 Jul 2018, 00:44

I don't like all these wankers taking the piss. Making him sound like some thick geezer.
He was our South London hero John ..you know?

(to use a GB rhetorical device).

I just think fuck off and write plays about something else.

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Re: Low - Curious Bowie play on the radio

Postby Positive Passion » 12 Jul 2018, 05:57

The Slider wrote:I heard it on the broadcast
It just made me think of this



Having watched that, I am not surprised.

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Re: Low - Curious Bowie play on the radio

Postby Rayge » 16 Jul 2018, 10:07

The Modernist wrote:I don't like all these wankers taking the piss. Making him sound like some thick geezer.
He was our South London hero John ..you know?

Well, I suppose if Woolwich can relocate to North London, Sarf London might annex Kent...






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