A Year With Michael Eavis
BBC Specialist Factual for BBC2
This documentary celebrates 30 years of the Glastonbury Festival by following the its founder, Michael Eavis, as he prepares to launch Glastonbury 2000. Cameras spend a year following Michael though the red tape of local politics and African ceremonies, to the moment the first band go live on stage.
With exclusive interviews from the likes of Radiohead's Thom York, Robert Plant, Andrew Kerr, Emily Eavis and Arabella Churchill (grand daughter of Sir Winston Churchill) - and archive footage dating back to Nicholas Roeg's free form film of hippies drinking milk and getting stoned out of their minds; this is is definitive film on Glastonbury the history of The Glastonbury Festival that digs deep into the mud and colourful history of Europe's most famous music ‘happening’.
Produced and Directed: Andrew Graham-Brown
Executive Producer: Michael Poole