Beautiful Day on Roof of Clarence Hotel

EXHIBITION : U2

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U2 record a filmed insert for the BBC programme 'Top of the Pops' on the roof of Dublin's Clarence Hotel.

  • Title
    U2 Live on Roof of Clarence Hotel
  • 1st Broadcast
    27/09/2000
  • Contributor
    Colm Connolly (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:27
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Beautiful Day on Roof of Clarence Hotel
  • Extended description

    Crowds on the quays of Dublin and other vantage points near the Clarence Hotel where U2 are to record 'Beautiful Day' for the BBC programme 'Top of the Pops'.

    The band arrive at the Clarence Hotel in the rain Bono jokes with reporter Colm Connolly that it is not a beautiful day but it is a beautiful song. Bono explains that U2 could not make it to a recording of 'Top of the Pops' but invited the BBC to film in Dublin.

    On the roof of the hotel five cameras record U2 playing 'Beautiful Day'.

  • Information

    Unable to attend a recording of the BBC programme 'Top of the Pops' U2 are filmed playing 'Beautiful Day' on the roof of the Clarence Hotel in Dublin. This recording was then shown on 'Top of the Pops'.

    RTÉ News reported on this recording on 27 September 2000.

  • Local keywords
    U2, Bono, Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, Rock, Music, Pop, BBC, Television Recording, Television Cameras, Top of the Pops, Beautiful Day
  • Geographical coverage
    Dublin, Ireland
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    2000
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    BN00/271
  • 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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