Sunday, 14 February 2010

Dennis Wilson Documentary Feb 26th BBC4

A new 60 minute documentary film on the life of Dennis Wilson has been created for the BBC4 Legends series. The film titled Dennis Wilson – The Real Beach Boy will premiere in the UK on Friday, February 26th at 9 p.m.. The documentary features previously unseen footage and rare archival materials. New interview segments with David Marks, Al Jardine, Blondie Chaplin, Michael Wilson, Carl B. Wilson, Gregg Jakobson, Ed Roach, John Hanlon, Jeffrey Foskett, Tom Murphy, Ron Swallow, Jo Ann Marks, Taylor Hawkins, Mike Kowalski, Jon Stebbins and others give the film a fresh perspective on Dennis’ life and legacy.

The documentary is produced by Lime Pictures of Liverpool in association with Dusty Slider films and BBC Wales. Matt O’Casey is credited as director and co-producer, executive producers are Tony Wood and Paul Bullock, Jon Stebbins is the film’s U.S. producer, and Howie Edelson is program consultant. The documentary is narrated by noted British DJ Mark Radcliffe who is also a drummer and a longtime fan of Dennis Wilson.


  1. I grew up in Hawthorne, on the same street as the Wilsons. I didn't realize it until ten years after I moved away.
    My uncle played on the same little league baseball team as Dennis Wilson. He said he was a hell of an athlete but a very spacy kid...

  2. And a spacy adult and an underrated musician!

  3. If only he'd known...