As part of the British Film Institute’s (BFI) season celebrating 100 years of the BBC, this past weekend saw a number of events around the Eurovision Song Contest, including a panel discussion on the changing face of the Contest, an extended set of clips and moments from broadcasters archives, and a reconstruction of the 1962 Eurovision Song Contest from Luxembourg. Ahead of the event, Ewan Spence talked with Gordon Roxburgh about the history of the Song Contest, discovering the new audio of Luxembourg 1962, and some of the secrets in the BBC’s Eurovision archives.
Eurovision Chat Over Coffee: The BFI and Eurovision 1962 With Gordon Roxburgh
Ewan Spence sits down with Gordon Roxburgh to talk about the reconstruction of the Eurovision Song Contest 1962, and its screening at the BFI’s celebration of the Song Contest.
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