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The Word
The word
Background information
Directed by Julia Knowles
Presenter Terry Christian
Original broadcast date 24 March 1994
Original channel Channel 4 (UK)
Length 60 minutes
Series Producer(s) Paul Ross
Tamsin Summers
Asif Zubairy
"Hungry Like The Wolf"
featuring Duran Duran

The Word (series 5, episode 17) featured Duran Duran and was the final episode of the British long-running comedy, music and chat show, aired on 24 March 1994 in the UK.

About the episode[]

The episode was presented by Terry Christian and was part of a series that pushed forward the boundries of youth TV, with sometimes controversial moments (former presenters include Amanda de Cadenet). During the 60 minute programme Duran Duran performed a setlist that included a cover of "White Lines" with the song's co-writer Melle Mel, and a punk version of "Hungry Like The Wolf" (see video below).


Series crew:

  • Directed by Julia Knowles
  • Segment Director - Luke Campbell
  • Produced by Paul Ross, Tamsin Summers, Asif Zubairy
  • Andy Armstrong - Props
  • Duncan Borrowman - Sound assistant
  • Andrew Newman - Researcher

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