Saturday 10 October 2020, streaming / download
Birmingham Comedy Festival Meets ...
To coincide with the release of King Rocker, Stewart Lee's documentary exploring the career of Brum misfits The Nightingales, we chat to frontman Robert Lloyd about how the film came about, The Clash, Brum's first punk band, survival and stability, and their critically acclaimed 10th album, Four Against Fate.
Robert Lloyd first came to prominence in 1977 with Birmingham punk band The Prefects, who were part of The Clash's legendary White Riot Tour.
Morphing into The Nightingales, the band were much lauded by such luminaries as Radio One DJ John Peel, yet never achieved the status of many of their contempories.
But that's now changing, thanks to the release of Four Against Fate and Lee's forthcoming King Rocker ...
Birmingham Comedy Festival Meets The Nightingales.
Available to stream / download for free from Saturday 10 October 2020.
For more information on The Nightingales, including rescheduled 2021 tour dates, see: thenightingales.org.uk
King Rocker premieres at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2020 on Oct 30, and is available to watch online until Nov 12, 2020.
For more information, see: kingrockerfilm.com
Further screenings include Birmingham in March 2021, with a Freeview airing also planned.
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