Mike Oldfield

Michael Gordon Oldfield is an English multi-instrumentalist and composer. His work blends progressive rock with world, folk, classical, electronic, ambient, and new-age music. His biggest commercial success is the 1973 album Tubular Bells – which launched Virgin Records and became a hit in America after its opening was used as the theme for the film The Exorcist.

London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony: Isles of Wonder (2012)

The London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony took place at 9pm on 27 July 2012. Titled 'Isles of Wonder', the Ceremony welcomed the finest athletes from more than 200 nations for the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games, marking an historic third time the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Mike Oldfield  •  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom  •  Kenneth Branagh  •  J.K. Rowling

The London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony took place at 9pm on 27 July 2012. Titled 'Isles of Wonder', the Ceremony welcomed the finest athletes from more than 200 nations for the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games, marking an historic third time the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Mike Oldfield  •  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom  •  Kenneth Branagh  •  J.K. Rowling

Mike Oldfield: Tubular Bells III (1999)

Live performance of the album Tubular Bells III at Horse Guards Parade London  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hamish Hamilton  •  Mike Oldfield
CAST:  Mike Oldfield  •  Helen DeMacque

Live performance of the album Tubular Bells III at Horse Guards Parade London  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hamish Hamilton  •  Mike Oldfield
CAST:  Mike Oldfield  •  Helen DeMacque

Mike Oldfield: Tubular Bells II (1992)

Live performance of the album Tubular Bells II at Edinburgh Castle  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hamish Hamilton  •  Mike Oldfield
CAST:  Mike Oldfield  •  John Gordon Sinclair

Live performance of the album Tubular Bells II at Edinburgh Castle  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hamish Hamilton  •  Mike Oldfield
CAST:  Mike Oldfield  •  John Gordon Sinclair

Mike Oldfield: The Millennium Bell - Live in Berlin (2000)

Berlin welcomes the new millennium with the largest lighting event in the world and a captivating live concert by superstar Mike Oldfield. At the Siegessaule Square on December 31, 1999, Mike Oldfield plays Moonlight Shadow and the complete Millennium Bell.  (more)

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CAST:  Mike Oldfield  •  Claire Nicolson  •  Adrian Thomas  •  Gary Yershon

Berlin welcomes the new millennium with the largest lighting event in the world and a captivating live concert by superstar Mike Oldfield. At the Siegessaule Square on December 31, 1999, Mike Oldfield plays Moonlight Shadow and the complete Millennium Bell.  (more)

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CAST:  Mike Oldfield  •  Claire Nicolson  •  Adrian Thomas  •  Gary Yershon

When Albums Ruled the World (2013)

A BBC4 Documentary on the rise and fall and resurgence of the venerable LP record, and the dynamics of marketing and consumption of music as told through artists and musicians of the classic album eras of the 60s and 70s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve O'Hagan
CAST:  Joe Boyd  •  Richard Branson  •  Ian Curtis  •  Travis Elborough

A BBC4 Documentary on the rise and fall and resurgence of the venerable LP record, and the dynamics of marketing and consumption of music as told through artists and musicians of the classic album eras of the 60s and 70s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve O'Hagan
CAST:  Joe Boyd  •  Richard Branson  •  Ian Curtis  •  Travis Elborough

Prog Rock Britannia (2009)

Overview of Prog Rock history in the UK: Documentary about progressive music and the generation of bands that were involved, from the international success stories of Yes, Genesis, ELP, King Crimson and Jethro Tull to the trials and tribulations of lesser-known ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Rodley
CAST:  Nigel Planer  •  Robert Wyatt  •  Mike Oldfield  •  Pete Sinfield

Overview of Prog Rock history in the UK: Documentary about progressive music and the generation of bands that were involved, from the international success stories of Yes, Genesis, ELP, King Crimson and Jethro Tull to the trials and tribulations of lesser-known ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Rodley
CAST:  Nigel Planer  •  Robert Wyatt  •  Mike Oldfield  •  Pete Sinfield

The Essential Mike Oldfield (1980)

Live concert at Knebworth House, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England, UK , 1980  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Holmes
CAST:  Mike Oldfield

Live concert at Knebworth House, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England, UK , 1980  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Holmes
CAST:  Mike Oldfield

Mike Oldfield: Live at Montreux, 1981 (1981)

Despite the enormous success of his 1973 debut album TUBULAR BELLS, Mike Oldfield's first concert tour wasn't until 1979. His second, the European Adventure Tour in 1981, stopped in Switzerland for the Montreux Jazz Festival. The show sold out, the crowd was alive, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Jaquenod
CAST:  Mike Oldfield  •  Maggie Reilly

Despite the enormous success of his 1973 debut album TUBULAR BELLS, Mike Oldfield's first concert tour wasn't until 1979. His second, the European Adventure Tour in 1981, stopped in Switzerland for the Montreux Jazz Festival. The show sold out, the crowd was alive, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Jaquenod
CAST:  Mike Oldfield  •  Maggie Reilly

Pavarotti & Friends (1992)

Pavarotti & Friends  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luigi Martelli
CAST:  Luciano Pavarotti  •  Sting  •  Zucchero  •  Lucio Dalla

Pavarotti & Friends  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luigi Martelli
CAST:  Luciano Pavarotti  •  Sting  •  Zucchero  •  Lucio Dalla

BBC Proms - Night of the Proms (2006)

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CAST:  Mike Oldfield

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DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Mike Oldfield

Mike Oldfield: Exposed (2005)

Exposed is a live concert video by Mike Oldfield recorded in 1979 at Wembley Conference Centre. The live album of the same name was released in 1979; it also had the same artwork. A DVD version of the concert was released in 2005 (see 2005 in music). It was part of ...  (more)

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CAST:  Mike Oldfield

Exposed is a live concert video by Mike Oldfield recorded in 1979 at Wembley Conference Centre. The live album of the same name was released in 1979; it also had the same artwork. A DVD version of the concert was released in 2005 (see 2005 in music). It was part of ...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Mike Oldfield

Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells (Live at the BBC 1973) (1973)

Live-in-the-studio performance for the BBC, filmed on 30 November 1973, originally broadcast on BBC2 on 1 December, with a cast including Oldfield, his brother Terry (flute), Fred Frith (and other members of Henry Cow), Steve Hillage, Pierre Moerlen, Tom Newman, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Stavacre
CAST:  Mike Oldfield  •  John Field  •  Fred Frith  •  John Greaves

Live-in-the-studio performance for the BBC, filmed on 30 November 1973, originally broadcast on BBC2 on 1 December, with a cast including Oldfield, his brother Terry (flute), Fred Frith (and other members of Henry Cow), Steve Hillage, Pierre Moerlen, Tom Newman, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Stavacre
CAST:  Mike Oldfield  •  John Field  •  Fred Frith  •  John Greaves

Mike Oldfield Live in Nottingham - 1981 (1981)

Mike Oldfield Concert at Nottingham Thetre Royal on 9/8/1981. Song list: - Platinum (extract); - Tubular Bells part 1 (extract); - Tubular Bells part 2 (extract); - Mirage; - Ommadawn part 1.  (more)

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CAST:  Mike Oldfield

Mike Oldfield Concert at Nottingham Thetre Royal on 9/8/1981. Song list: - Platinum (extract); - Tubular Bells part 1 (extract); - Tubular Bells part 2 (extract); - Mirage; - Ommadawn part 1.  (more)

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CAST:  Mike Oldfield

Mike Oldfield - Live in San Sebastian (1984)

San Sebastian, Spain, 1984 Video Source: This DVD contains the TV footage from the Mike Oldfield concert in San Sebastian (Spain) in 1984, with a spectacular image quality, since it comes for the first time ever from the original master recording, transferred to DVD.  (more)

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CAST:  Mike Oldfield  •  Maggie Reilly  •  Barry Palmer  •  Phil Spalding

San Sebastian, Spain, 1984 Video Source: This DVD contains the TV footage from the Mike Oldfield concert in San Sebastian (Spain) in 1984, with a spectacular image quality, since it comes for the first time ever from the original master recording, transferred to DVD.  (more)

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CAST:  Mike Oldfield  •  Maggie Reilly  •  Barry Palmer  •  Phil Spalding

Mike Oldfield: Rockpop in Concert (1980)

Mike Oldfield's concert for the Rockpop show in Dortmund, Germany. December 20th, 1980. Song list: - Taurus 1 - Sheba - Platinum - Tubular Bells part 2 (excerpt) - The Sailor's Hornpipe - Tubular Bells part 1  (more)

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CAST:  Mike Oldfield

Mike Oldfield's concert for the Rockpop show in Dortmund, Germany. December 20th, 1980. Song list: - Taurus 1 - Sheba - Platinum - Tubular Bells part 2 (excerpt) - The Sailor's Hornpipe - Tubular Bells part 1  (more)

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CAST:  Mike Oldfield

Tubular Bells: The Mike Oldfield Story (2013)

Documentary about the musician Mike Oldfield, whose 1973 album Tubular Bells launched the Virgin record label and became the biggest selling instrumental album of all time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt O'Casey
CAST:  Mike Oldfield  •  Richard Branson  •  Danny Boyle  •  Sally Oldfield

Documentary about the musician Mike Oldfield, whose 1973 album Tubular Bells launched the Virgin record label and became the biggest selling instrumental album of all time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt O'Casey
CAST:  Mike Oldfield  •  Richard Branson  •  Danny Boyle  •  Sally Oldfield

Best of Night of the Proms 2 (2007)

Best of Night of the Proms 2, featuring Ike Turner, Tears for fears, Midge Ure, OMD, Manfred Mann, Chris de Burgh, Foreigner, Cutting Crew, Al Jarreau, Alan Parsons, Mike Oldfield, John Miles, Donna Summer, James Brown  (more)

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CAST:  Alan Parsons  •  Ike Turner  •  Midge Ure  •  Chris De Burgh

Best of Night of the Proms 2, featuring Ike Turner, Tears for fears, Midge Ure, OMD, Manfred Mann, Chris de Burgh, Foreigner, Cutting Crew, Al Jarreau, Alan Parsons, Mike Oldfield, John Miles, Donna Summer, James Brown  (more)

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CAST:  Alan Parsons  •  Ike Turner  •  Midge Ure  •  Chris De Burgh

Best of Night of the Proms 3 (2008)

Best of Night of the Proms 3  (more)

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CAST:  Jim Kerr  •  Paul Carrack  •  Tears for Fears  •  Mike Oldfield

Best of Night of the Proms 3  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Jim Kerr  •  Paul Carrack  •  Tears for Fears  •  Mike Oldfield