When Harvey Met Bob: BBC2 to screen Live Aid drama

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The BBC Two Christmas line-up will include a drama based on Live Aid, “the biggest televised international charity event in history” according to the BBC. “When Harvey Met Bob”, produced by Great Meadow Productions, will mark the 25th anniversary of Live Aid.The 90-minute drama stars Domhnall Gleeson (Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows) as Bob Geldof and Ian Hart (Backbeat, Five Daughters) as Harvey Goldsmith, the two leading men who put the event on.Janice Hadlow, Controller BBC Two said: “To mark the 25th anniversary of Live Aid, BBC Two celebrates with an ambitious single drama which tells the story behind the biggest televised international charity event in history and the two inspiring men that made it happen.”The BBC describes the drama a “roller-coaster ride that is the humorous, warm, tension-filled and ultimately deeply moving story of the relationship between the odd couple, as they go from a mad-cap idea and a list of unconfirmed acts, to the biggest televised international charity event in history”.Kate Triggs of Great Meadow Productions, said: “We were inspired by this story because it has, at its heart, a fantastic relationship that is funny, moving and borne out of the real drama of trying to achieve something huge and unprecedented. It’s a film about two men who are prepared to think the unthinkable and achieve the seemingly impossible.”When Harvey Met Bob is written by Joe Dunlop, directed by Nick Renton and produced by Catherine Magee.Great Meadow Productions’ other recent credits include the award-winning ‘Margaret’ for BBC Two, ‘Margaret Thatcher – The Long Walk To Finchley’ for BBC Four, ‘Bradford Riots’ for Channel 4 and ‘Messiah’ for BBC One.www.greatmeadowprods.com/when-harvey-met-bob.html Howard Lake | 25 November 2010 | News Tagged with: Celebrity Events TV About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  38 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis When Harvey Met Bob: BBC2 to screen Live Aid dramalast_img read more