Dione Newton

Girl in a Band: Tales from the Rock 'n' Roll Front Line (2015)

All too often, every great female rock musician has to answer a predictable question - what is it like being a girl in a band? For many, the sight of a girl shredding a guitar or laying into the drums is still a bit of a novelty. As soon as women started forming ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dione Newton
CAST:  Viv Albertine  •  Miki Berenyi  •  Jehnny Beth  •  Kate Mossman

All too often, every great female rock musician has to answer a predictable question - what is it like being a girl in a band? For many, the sight of a girl shredding a guitar or laying into the drums is still a bit of a novelty. As soon as women started forming ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dione Newton
CAST:  Viv Albertine  •  Miki Berenyi  •  Jehnny Beth  •  Kate Mossman

The Joy of the Bee Gees (2014)

Guilty pleasure or genius, misfits or mavericks, noble or naff - how do we really feel about the Bee Gees? Are the brothers Gibb a cacophony of falsettos or songwriting maestros, the soundtrack to every office party or masters of melancholy and existential rage? ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dione Newton
CAST:  Barry Gibb  •  Robin Gibb  •  Maurice Gibb

Guilty pleasure or genius, misfits or mavericks, noble or naff - how do we really feel about the Bee Gees? Are the brothers Gibb a cacophony of falsettos or songwriting maestros, the soundtrack to every office party or masters of melancholy and existential rage? ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dione Newton
CAST:  Barry Gibb  •  Robin Gibb  •  Maurice Gibb

The Fall: The Wonderful and Frightening World of Mark E. Smith (2005)

A 1-hour Documentary looking at the Manchester post-punk group and its infamous leader Mark E Smith. The Film follows the current band recording their final Session for the John Peel Show (they were his favourite group and recorded more sessions than any other ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dione Newton
CAST:  Mark E. Smith  •  John Peel  •  Stewart Lee  •  Tony Wilson

A 1-hour Documentary looking at the Manchester post-punk group and its infamous leader Mark E Smith. The Film follows the current band recording their final Session for the John Peel Show (they were his favourite group and recorded more sessions than any other ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dione Newton
CAST:  Mark E. Smith  •  John Peel  •  Stewart Lee  •  Tony Wilson

Herb Alpert, Tijuana Brass and Other Delights (2010)

The story of musician, producer and artist Herb Alpert. This profile platforms his music and artwork as he exhibits his sculptures for Hollywood's art elite.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dione Newton
CAST:  Herb Alpert  •  Liza Tarbuck

The story of musician, producer and artist Herb Alpert. This profile platforms his music and artwork as he exhibits his sculptures for Hollywood's art elite.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dione Newton
CAST:  Herb Alpert  •  Liza Tarbuck

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DIRECTION:  Dione Newton
CAST:  Huey Morgan  •  Dave Bickler  •  Albert Bouchard  •  Joe Bouchard

Elvis Rise And Fall Of The King (2021)

The story of Elvis Presley's life and legacy, exploring his childhood, his relationships and musical influences as well as charting the landmark performances in his career. The programme looks at the man behind the legend by speaking to the people who knew him well ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dione Newton  •  David Batty
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The story of Elvis Presley's life and legacy, exploring his childhood, his relationships and musical influences as well as charting the landmark performances in his career. The programme looks at the man behind the legend by speaking to the people who knew him well ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dione Newton  •  David Batty
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The Old Grey Whistle Test Story (2007)

Jo Brand narrates a profile of the BBC's first flagship live music programme, The Old Grey Whistle Test, which ran from 1971-1987.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dione Newton
CAST:  Jo Brand

Jo Brand narrates a profile of the BBC's first flagship live music programme, The Old Grey Whistle Test, which ran from 1971-1987.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dione Newton
CAST:  Jo Brand