One off comedy special Brian Pern: A Tribute premieres on BBC Four on Wednesday 29 Mar at 10.00pm
Following the sudden death of Brian Pern, BBC Four pays tribute to the man who invented world music, pioneered pop/prog rock and plasticine in videos in this special one off documentary presented by the award winning film maker Rhys Thomas OBE.
This exclusive programme features Brian’s final prophetic interview, which has never been transmitted before as well as the true story behind his untimely death and the making of his last album Heaven Calling released just 271 days after his 66th birthday .
His friends, lovers and fans speak candidly about Brian’s life and work in this poignant documentary and discuss what the future holds as the remaining members of Thotch plan a tribute concert at the Royal Albert Hall in Brian’s name to raise money for Segway Awareness.
Just to clarify Brian Pern is the creation of comedian Simon Day.
Brian Pern: A Tribute airs on Wednesday 29 March 2017 from 10.00pm-10.40pm on BBC Four