Part of MeltdownSaturday 11 June 2011
A re-creation of 1960s British TV pop show Ready Steady Go!, the pioneering music programme that featured legendary performances from The Beatles, The Stones, The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Otis Redding and Dusty Springfield, as well as many appearances by The Kinks.
This Meltdown edition features original stars from the era alongside contemporary artists specially chosen by Ready Steady Go!'s original editor, legendary TV producer and Dusty's manager, Vicki Wickham. Special guests include Carl Barât, Dave Berry, Loick Essien, Paloma Faith, Nona Hendryx of Patti LaBelle & the Bluebelles & Labelle, The Manfreds, David McAlmont, Annie Nightingale, Sandie Shaw, The Ronettes' lead singer Ronnie Spector and more to be announced soon.
Produced by Southbank Centre and Vicki Wickham and set design by Nicholas Ferguson.