Music for Films: Under Night Streets

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First broadcast 8pm, 20th June 2016 on Resonance FM in London
[Repeated 9am 21st June]

The music, films and music for films which have shaped people’s lives. Roz and Tim visit the plaque, on the southbound platform, Finchley Central Underground Station to London Underground map designer Harry Beck, and discuss the British Transport film ‘Under Night Streets‘ in light of Beck’s imagining of London’s underworlds.

2 hour podcast version. In the second hour, we discuss historical memory and the counter culture with Alex Niven, poet, academic and author of ‘Folk Opposition‘.

1 hour broadcast version.

On our three year mission to explore the subterranean sources of London’s culture we’ve created the Scala Underground Film Map, which imagines the Tube as a film festival programmed by the legendary cinema at Kings Cross.

London’s radicals, underworlds and counter-cultures over a century of cinema, through a Tube map re-imagined as a film festival programmed by the legendary Scala cinema at Kings Cross.