Irish fans not yet suffering from U2 overkill, set your VCR’s. RTÉ have announced a TV night dedicated to your favourite band. From 9pm, Saturday 25 June, Gerry Ryan will host a programme that will show new footage and archive material:
- ‘U2 – Brussels Backstage’ is a short film about the huge collaborative effort that went into launching the European phase of the current Vertigo tour.
- ‘U2 – The Show’, on their live performances then and now.
- ‘U2 – Covers’ looks at some of the covers that have been made of U2 songs.
- ‘U2 – Vertigo’, an interview with U2 manager Paul McGuinness about the creative thinking behind the current tour.
- ‘U2 – The Walk on Tour’ takes a humorous look at U2’s Dubliabout the appeal of this particular song.
- ‘U2 and I – Anton Corbijn’ featuring the Dutch photographer
- More: interviews and rare clips