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Best of BUG: The Evolution of Music Video
Come feast your eyes – and, of course, your ears - on an evening of awe-inspiring music videos, astounding online nuggets and a unique brand of sit-down comedy with Adam Buxton – comedian, writer, broadcaster, video director, general music video enthusiast and YouTube comment wrangler.
BUG began in April 2007 as a series of bi-monthly shows at BFI Southbank – the home of British cinema. These celebrations of global creativity in music video have since become a phenomenon, as popular and brilliant as the visual ideas which the BUG team unearths. This special show at Colston Hall as part of the Encounters 2017 is a selection of some favourite videos from the recent BUG shows – with Adam’s own inimitable presentation and some delightfully unbalanced commentary from YouTube commentators, all interspersed with some gems of Adam’s own making.
This special edition of the Best of BUG promises outstanding clips rarely seen on a big screen (or even a TV screen), some incredible online discoveries and hilarious insights into the online community.
About Adam Buxton
Adam Buxton has been the host of BUG since its inception in 2007, and also hosted the TV series which appeared on Sky Atlantic in 2012.
Adam is a comedy performer, television and radio presenter, actor, and writer. He first made his name (along with Joe Cornish) with the parody-packed review, The Adam and Joe Show. The Adam & Joe radio show and podcast on the BBC’s digital station 6 Music won numerous awards and was one of the station’s most highly rated programmes. Adam’s own podcast series is now enjoying similar plaudits.
Adam lives in Norfolk with his wife, three children and dog Rosie.
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