BBC TO AIR PYRAMID SETS IN ULTRA HIGH DEFINITION FOR FIRST TIME
The BBC has introduced that it’s going to broadcast sets reside from Glastonbury Festival‘s Pyramid Stage in Ultra High Definition (UHD) for the first time.
In addition to the information that can convey followers watching at dwelling nearer to the motion, BBC Music has additionally introduced its presenters together with Lauren Laverne, Jo Wiley, Clara Amfo, Jack Saunders and Huw Stephens.
Audiences will likely be in a position to watch headline sets by Billie Eilish, Paul McCartney, Kendrick Lamar and Diana Ross (legends slot) in UMD aired reside on BBC One/Two in addition to BBC iPlayer and on-line from Friday, June 24 to Sunday, June 26.
For the first time, BBC iPlayer’s devoted Glastonbury channel will likely be reside from Thursday, June 23 via to the Sunday, guiding viewers via the a whole lot of performances happening at Worthy Farm.
Also on the presenter line-up throughout TV and radio is: AFRODEUTSCHE, Cerys Matthews, Danny Howard, Dermot O’Leary, DJ Target, Jaguar, Jamz Supernova, Matt Everitt, Sian Eleri, Steve Lamacq, Tiffany Calver, Tom Ravenscroft, Vick Hope and Zoe Ball.
BBC Radio 1, Radio 1 Dance, Radio 1Xtra and Radio 2 will all present protection of the competition, which returns after three years following the COVID pandemic.
BBC Radio 6 Music would be the competition’s radio dwelling, offering all-day Glastonbury protection from Wednesday, June 22 via to Sunday, June 26.
The BBC’s celebration of Glastonbury 2022 will start sooner than in earlier years. In the times main up to major competition protection on TV, BBC Two will broadcast Glastonbury: 50 Years & Counting, described as a “kaleidoscopic portrait of Glastonbury and its social and musical history is given through the testimony of its principal curators, Michael and Emily Eavis, as well as artists who have appeared there”.
Contributors on the programme embody Aswad, Chris Martin (Coldplay), Dua Lipa, Ed O’Brien, Fatboy Slim, Florence Welch, Johnny Marr, Linda Lewis, Orbital, Noel Gallagher, The Levellers, Thom Yorke and Stormzy.
Lorna Clarke, BBC Director of Music, stated in a press release: “I’m very pleased with the BBC’s lengthy historical past of broadcasting from Glastonbury, the spotlight of our Summer of Live Music. Our protection this 12 months will likely be our most in depth to date, with over 35 hours of programming throughout BBC One, Two, Three and Four, and over 40 hours on BBC iPlayer – in addition to digital reside streams from the 5 largest competition phases.
“We’ll even have wall-to-wall protection on the BBC’s pop radio networks and BBC Sounds – with over 60 hours of broadcasts from the competition itself. For the first time, we’ll be exhibiting sets from the Pyramid stage in Ultra High Definition, a unbelievable development in our Glastonbury story, which goals to assist audiences entry each epic musical second.
“Our expert team of presenters will guide audiences around Worthy Farm, whilst BBC iPlayer – with its dedicated Glastonbury channel – and BBC Sounds will allow people to watch and listen on demand, throughout the festival weekend and beyond. Many thanks to Emily and Michael Eavis for once again allowing us to bring their incredible creation to millions of music lovers around the UK.”
Glastonbury competition organiser Emily Eavis stated: “It’s a pleasure to have the BBC and its sensible staff again and broadcasting reside from Glastonbury for the first time since 2019 – persevering with a particular partnership that’s been evolving since 1997.
“I’m looking forward to Worthy Farm being filled with thousands of people once again and for millions more around the country being able to enjoy performances from our stellar line-up, courtesy of the BBC, wherever they are.”
See extra particulars in regards to the BBC’s protection right here.
Meanwhile, yesterday (May 30) the complete line-up and stage instances for Glastonbury Festival 2022 had been revealed.