Benbuilding article

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2016/jun/01/the-dictator-who-failed-to-dictate-free-range-architecture-under-mussolini   Piece by Oliver Wainwright of The Guradian. Always worth reading.

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Interview about George Martin

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03m25rr   This is an interview I gave to the BBC World Service following Sir George Martin’s death. It deals with how he and the Beatles changed the very nature of recording music – shaping everything that came after them.

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Independent Review; Bunkers, Brutalism & Bloodymindedness – Part 1

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/reviews/concrete-poetry-with-jonathan-meades-tv-review-9131973.html Review by Ellen E Jones of Part 1 – Concrete Poetry  

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Guardian Review: Part 1 – Bunkers, Brutalism and Bloodymindedness

Guardian Review Part 1 – Bunkers, Brutalism and Bloodymindedness   http://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2014/feb/17/blandings-bunkers-brutalism-bloodymindedness-tv-review   Review by Sam Woolaston of Part 1 of Jonathan Meades’ paean to Concrete.  

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A-Z of Brutalism

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/feb/13/jonathan-meades-brutalism-a-z   Jonathan Meades runs down an A-Z of Brutalism to accompany the 2-part TV programme, ‘Bunkers, Brutalism and Bloodymindedness – Concrete Poetry.’

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Concrete Renaissance

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/art/features/concrete-buildings-brutalist-beauty-9057223.html   Great piece about the re-evaluation of Brutalism. Check out the hilarious comments at the bottom. There’s nothing like praising Brutalism to get people angry – you wonder what sort of architecture these people really want. As Jonathan Meades says in ‘Bunkers, Brutalism and Bloody-mindedness’ on BBC 4 soon, ‘The most powerful legacy of […]

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The Story of Music one of the top 10 programmes of 2013

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvandradio/10511421/The-10-best-TV-programmes-of-2013.html  

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If you’re a critic make sure you have your facts right

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2013/mar/08/noise-hendy-story-of-music-goodall-review A review by Adam Mars-Jones of Howard’s book that accompanies the series, The Story Of Music, where he’s rather sniffy about the programmes. He then cites an earlier series I made with Howard saying the thematic approach to music we used better suited television than the historical one taken by the current series. The […]

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Metro Review – The Joy Of Essex presented Jonathan Meades

http://metro.co.uk/2013/01/30/the-joy-of-essex-saw-jonathan-meades-eloquently-reclaim-the-county-3371864/   Metro review by Keith Watson. I unknowingly filmed his house as part of the doc but he seems cool about it.  

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Festival Screenings for Magical Mystery Tour Revisited

http://www.dinglefilmfestival.com/programme/saturday-16th/magical-mystery-tour-revisited/   http://accreditation.artfifa.com/en/component/k2/item/201-beatles_magical_mystery_tour_revisited_the   A couple of festival screenings for Magical Mystery Tour Revisited.  

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