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The making of Battle of the Brass Bands

An exclusive look behind the scenes at how the forthcoming Sky Arts documentary series Battle of the Brass Bands made it to our screens...

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  The series was produced by the award winning Twofour

4BR was given exclusive access by award winning television producers Twofour to find out just how they put together the hours of footage to make it into the forthcoming Sky Arts documentary series, 'Battle of the Brass Bands'.

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the Series Director Neil Edwards and Head of Audio Jeremy Lock who explain just how they did it with a spotlight on the 2018 British Open and what they now think of the world of brass banding...

The series hits our screens on 20th August...

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