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Ryuichi Sakamoto: Opus

Bear witness to the final filmed performance of famed Japanese composer and recording artist Ryuichi Sakamoto.

Large colourful stage with 'Woodstock 99' banner and a sea of muddy festival goers

Trainwreck: Woodstock '99

This three-part documentary mini-series dutifully explores the disastrous events of the 1999 Woodstock revival festival.

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Robbie Williams

A four-part mini-series documenting the life of one of the most successful British performers of all time, Robbie Williams.

An slim older white man sits in a music studio with a guitar propped up behind him

If These Walls Could Sing

Explore the diverse ingenuity of Abbey Road Studios in London-born Mary McCartney’s deeply enjoyable directorial debut.

Spirits in the Forest

Anton Corbijn co-directs this heartfelt exploration of the transformative power of music, centring a handful of Depeche Mode’s faithful fans.


Delve into the life of controversial, opinionated and endlessly talented rapper M.I.A in this candid documentary.

Cult Classics: UK Music Docs

From The Beatles and Amy Winehouse, to Britpop rivals Blur and Oasis, the UK has produced more than its fair share of world-famous musicians. We take a look at the best documentaries that showcase this rich musical heritage.

The Filth and the Fury

Julien Temple directs this dizzying, and thorough documentary portrait of the Sex Pistols.

Blur: Starshaped

Go on-the-road with Britpop band Blur in this lo-fi but up-close music documentary.

20,000 Days on Earth

Venture into the mind of musical iconoclast Nick Cave with this inventive, introspective documentary.

Inna de Yard

A harmonious love letter to reggae music and the talents who reinvented its sound.


The life and death of Amy Winehouse is reappraised in a gut-wrenching documentary from Asif Kapadia.

The Possibilities Are Endless

Edward Lovelace and James Hall direct an extraordinary documentary about Scottish musician Edwyn Collins’ recovery from illness.

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The Sparks Brothers

Filmmaker Edgar Wright directs a documentary odyssey about distinctive musical duo Sparks.

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An electric documentary about seminal rock band Oasis, their chart-topping highs and feuding lows.