Storyville - How The Beatles Rocked The Kremlin - BBC 4 via iPlayerDownloader
1 x 50 Minute Episodes - Slimoo
Documentary examining how the band's music may have contributed toward the collapse of the Soviet Union. Millions of people in the country became passionate fans of the Beatles during the 1960s, leading the authorities to grow wary of the seditious potential of rock 'n' roll, destroy the group's records and ban their music. Despite their efforts, a whole generation of youngsters had come to enjoy the culture of the Cold War enemy and defected emotionally from the Soviet system.