Remember the Secret Policeman's Ball? / The Secret Policeman Rocks! Movie Poster

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Synopsis

<p>2004, BBC/Amnesty International, 75 min. Dir. Margaret Kinmonth. This entertaining documentary was commissioned by the BBC to celebrate the 25th anniversary of THE SECRET POLICEMAN’S BALL. Stuffed with an array of performances from the original shows, the film is a virtual “Best of The Balls”. Providing history and context, the film presents recollections of many of the key participants including John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, Rowan Atkinson, Stephen Fry, Jennifer Saunders, Sting and Bob Geldof.</p> <p>2009, Amnesty International, 60 mins. THE SECRET POLICEMAN’S BALL series co-creator and co-producer Martin Lewis, who first recruited rock musicians for Amnesty, was commissioned to create this brand-new music special celebrating the 30th anniversary of the series. Features historic performances by Pete Townshend, Sting, Peter Gabriel, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, David Gilmour, Mark Knopfler, Dave Stewart, Kate Bush, Phil Collins, Bob Geldof et al.</p>