Tower Block Dreams

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Tower Block Dreams
Genre Documentary
Directed by David O’Neill
Adam Smith
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 3
Executive producer(s) Dimitri Doganis
Producer(s) Christian Ponder
Location(s) United Kingdom
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Raw TV
Original channel BBC Three
Original run 8 January 2004 – 22 January 2004

Tower Block Dreams was a British documentary series that broadcast on BBC Three during January 2004 investigating the underground music scene on council estates in the United Kingdom. A total of three 1 hour episodes were produced and broadcast at a 9pm timeslot.

The series looked at modern inner city life, through the stories of young musicians trying to make a career in music. The series showed that the underground music scene is fuelled by pirate radio stations and rapper's ambitions to become successful in the future.

UK Hip Hop act Skinnyman featured on Spittin' And Shotting', the first episode.


# Title Original air date
"Spitting and Shotting"
8 January 2004
"Ghetto on Sea"
15 January 2004
"Grimetime to Primetime"
22 January 2004

See also[edit]

People Just Do Nothing
Tower block

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