Published on February 11th, 2014 | by Daren Thomas Curley

Are Brian Pern And Peter Gabriel Somehow Related…?

Repeated on Friday, February 14th at midnight following its launch on BBC Four last night, Simon Day gives us a brand new three-part comedy spoof documentary on Brian Pern.

Brian Pern, in another universe, is a prog-rock legend and the ‘inventor’ of world music. This mockumentary takes us through the history of rock music.

The series also stars Paul Whitehouse, Matt Lucas, Vic and Bob and Frances Barber.

The BBC’s minisite for the show has one to great lengths to show us videos, galleries of LP covers…

Take a look at his riff on Sledgehammer from TOTP…

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About the Author

Daren Thomas Curley is a budding writer and scribbler. His day job in television has been varied... Assistant Director on ‘EastEnders’, looking after roof-jumping free-runners on a French action movie 'Les Fils Du Vent' and impersonating Michael Kitchen on ‘Foyle’s War’. He has worked for several years in the script & story departments at the BBC’s continuing medical drama ‘Holby City'.

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