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BBC 4's Special Programming This Weekend

Written by Chief Editor.

British television viewers are in for a treat this Friday night.

 

 On October 4, BBC4 hosts a trio of shows from 9 p.m. to midnight celebrating Sir Elton.

First off is Elton John in Concert 2013, an hour of the pop legebd in the grand art deco setting of the recently performed intimate gig at the BBC's Radio Theatre in the Old Broadcasting House, London. Expect new tracks from The Diving Board album as well as older favourites like Rocket Man, I'm Still Standing, and Your Song.

At 10 p.m. it is The Making of Elton John: Madman Across the Water featuring a biography of Elton with contributions from Bernie Taupin and Leon Russell.

Last but not least, at 1 1.pm. Elton Jogn at the BBC will air. This is a selection of interviews, news clips and archive BBC session performances from Elton's long-standing career, including The Old Grey Whistle Test and Top of the Pops.

The sequence of shows is then repeated from 1 a.m. on Saturday, October 5.