Show Menu


Watch Rock Goes to College online

What is Rock Goes to College about?
Rock Goes To College (RGTC) was a BBC series that ran between 1978 and 1981 on British television. A variety of up-coming rock oriented bands were showcased live from small venues and broadcast simultaneously on television and radio during a 40-50 minute live performance. The venues were small University, Polytechnic or College halls holding a few thousand persons; often tickets were given to the Students' Union to distribute for free. The bands chosen were also bands which did not have a mainstream following at that time[citation needed] although many went on to be very successful. A BBC DJ would also be present to introduce the band for the television audience.


Season 2 of Rock Goes to College

    Episode 1: The Cars  

Season 3 of Rock Goes to College

    Episode 6: Joe Ely  
click here to see where to watch

Watch more series

Bram & Alice
The American Future: A History, by Simon Schama
Major Dad
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Full Moon wo Sagashite
Vishnu Puran
Toca e Foge
Ned and Stacey