U2 Plus 2

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U2 Play live on 'TV GAGA' and two fans get a chance to play with the band.

  • Title
    U2 Play Live On TV GAGA
  • 1st Broadcast
    30/01/1986
  • Clip Duration
    00:02:46
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    TV GAGA
  • Clip title
    U2 Plus 2
  • Extended description

    On the final edition of 'TV GAGA' Bono and Larry Mullen talked to presenter Liam Mackey about the band's origin, the death of Phil Lynott, U2 success in a 'Rolling Stone' poll and the band's performance at 'Live Aid'.

    U2 then played live performing  'Woman Fish' 'I Trip Through Your Wires' and 'Knocking on Heaven's Door'.

    In the clip shown here Bono invites two members of the audience on stage. One sings and one takes the Edge's guitar to finish the set.

  • Information

    'TV GAGA' ran for two series in 1985 and 1986. Aimed at an audience aged 18 to 30s each programme was presented with a live studio audience and contained a mixture of film reports, live music and studio discussion.

    The report and discussion shown here is from programme eleven in the second series of 'TV GAGA' and was broadcast on 30 January 1986.

  • Local keywords
    U2, Bono, Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, Rock, Pop, Music, Television Studio, Fans
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Production year
    1986
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    98D00594
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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