Making a masterpiece: how The Beatles’ iconic Sgt Pepper’s album changed the world.
It was an immediate success and became a symbol of the growing 1960s counterculture. Now, it’s considered the greatest album of all time. What’s the story behind the The Beatles’ legendary Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band?
In 2017, 50 years after its release, documentary-maker Alan G Parker examines archive footage and interviews with fellow musicians, their family and the Beatles themselves.
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