The Modern Antiquarian

October 23rd, 2008 | researchmaterial

Someone’s slung Julian Cope’s BBC documentary THE MODERN ANTIQUARIAN, produced following the success of his book of the same name (which is bloody wonderful) up on YouTube. I don’t think this piece ever made it to DVD, so I’m delighted to find it again. For those coming to Cope fresh, treat him (especially in the opening) with good humour — he doesn’t take himself too seriously, after all. This is a man who titled one of his albums DROOLIAN, and another CHARLOTTE ANN. Click through for the other five parts of the video.

(if anyone needs this removed from my site, let me know at degaussing at googlemail com.)


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