As part of the British Film Institute (BFI) London Film Festival 2020 there’s a chance to see a new documentary on Delia Derbyshire. It’s available on the BFI Player app from 18:30 BST 15-18 October 2020. Details below or check the site.
If you’ve an ear for electronic music with the faintest of connections to Doctor Who you might try the Delia Derbyshire Appreciation Society. So far they have two titles available, the eponymous one shown left and another titled Wow and Flutter. %%% Message Ends %%%
Fifty years ago (June 1969) the trio of artists known as White Noise released An Electric Storm. Why do Doctor Who fans need to know this? Well it’s because the trio included none other than Delia Derbyshire. It also included another BBC Radiophonic Workshop wizard Brian Hodgson. It will celebrated at this years Delia Derbyshire…
The BBC has identified Delia Derbyshire’s Doctor Who theme as one of ten pieces to be studied as part of a project to introduce children to classical music. This puts her on a level with Gershwin, Vivaldi and Brahms! Details: Children to study Doctor Who theme tune in BBC Ten Pieces. +++ Message Ends +++
If you’re near Swindon either today (9 Nov 2018) or tomorrow, you might want to visit the Noctium Theatre for a production concerning the musical life of Delia Derbyshire. Titled Hymns for Robots, more details in the Swindon Advertiser: Noctium Theatre lands TARDIS for Delia Derbyshire drama. <<< Message Ends >>>