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Spandau Ballet: True Gold

Published: Wed 20 Aug 2014

Spandau Ballet: True Gold 
 
Coming soon to ITV
 
ITV hosts an exclusive TV special with one of the UK’s best-loved bands, Spandau Ballet.  
 
Having first burst onto the music scene over 30 years ago, the New Romantics soon dominated the charts with anthems including, True, Gold and Through The Barricades selling over 25 million albums world wide. 
 
Tonight, we join this iconic band for an exciting TV exclusive as they perform some of their greatest hits live in the studio and take a trip down memory lane, charting their stratospheric rise to fame.  From their humble beginning growing up in North London to becoming one of the biggest UK bands, topping the charts and performing sell out concerts around the world. 
 
Hosted by Christine Bleakley, the pin ups, who cemented the New Romantic scene within music history, will discuss their long spanning careers, which saw them emerge from the underground club scene in the early 80’s to become teen idols with armies of fans.  They will talk through their acrimonious split to their successful reunion, which has seen them sell out the O2, perform at the Isle Of Wight Festival and more recently announce their documentary film “Soul Boys of the Western World.”
 
Fans will be treated to unique performances of their biggest hits which include To Cut a Long Story Short, Gold, Through The Barricades and True, which is one of the most played songs in history.  
 
Spandau Ballet: True Gold is a Shiver production for ITV.  
 
Spandau Ballet: True Gold is a Shiver production for ITV and is commissioned by Asif Zubairy, Commissioning Editor, Entertainment, ITV.   The producer is Yvonne Alexander, Shiver.