Graham Norton will interview Elton John in a BBC One world exclusive entertainment special Elton John: Uncensored, which was recorded in the South of France in August. Elton and Graham sit down for an intimate chat which sees the legendary ‘Rocket Man’ look back at his extraordinary life and career which spans over 50 years. Sharing many candid, personal and laugh out loud stories, in Elton John: Uncensored the pair revisit Elton’s classic archive performances, interviews and accolades.
Elton said: “The past two years have felt truly monumental for me, and with the release of Rocketman, the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour and my autobiography coming up, it felt like the perfect opportunity to reflect on it all with Graham. I’ve always enjoyed our catch-ups and this felt like the best yet.”
Dicky Everton, ENVY On-line Editor said: “We executed a fully comprehensive search to locate and identify archive that would best illustrate the extraordinary life and story of Sir Elton. The archive underwent cleaning, re-framing and reformatting to ensure it was in pristine condition and absolutely looking its best. The newly-shot footage from Elton’s house in Nice was inter-cut seamlessly with the archive material to provide the viewer with an insight in to the conversation, offering them a more complete and intimate experience of Elton’s life. The new interview footage was stabilised and dynamically re-framed to draw the audience closer into the conversation.”
Elton John: Uncensored is now available on BBC iPlayer: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000bql0
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