David Bowie’s First Televised Appearance As Ziggy Stardust Uncovered

Rare video footage of David Bowie’s first televised appearance as glam alter ego Ziggy Stardust has been uncovered. The footage of Bowie’s appearance in a forgotten premiere of ITV’s Lift Off With Ayshea has been uncovered by archivists from a fan’s home video recording, BBC reports. The footage could feature in BBC2’s forthcoming documentary, David Bowie: Finding Fame. The footage was captured by a fan on a home video recorder but has degraded and must be slowly “baked” in an incubator to restore the footage. “For fans, it is something of a Holy Grail,” Francis Whately, producer and director of David Bowie: Finding Fame, told the Radio Times. “It would fall apart if we played it, so it’s had to be very carefully restored. It will be a real coup if it comes off.” “The footage has only very recently been discovered,” said a BBC spokeswoman. “We’re hoping it will be ready in time to include in the film.” Copyright(c) 2019 RTTNews.com. All Rights ReservedLess «

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