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Battle of the Brass Bands

Sky Arts, 2019

Born in the mines, mills and factories of Britain’s industrial heartlands, Brass bands have been at the core of community life since the 19th century. But modern brass banding is much more than just genteel nostalgia: it’s as fiercely competitive as the toughest of sports. This series tells the story of some of Britain’s most famous, elite, and demanding bands and follows the dedicated amateur musicians as they do battle across a season of hard-fought contests in the country’s most iconic venues.

The Sound team won a BAFTA Craft Award for Sound: Factual.