Police In The East

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Police In The East follows The Police on their 1980 tour of the Far East..

"Police In The East"
Artist: The Police
Directed by: Derek Burbidge
Produced by: Michael Appleton
Cameras: K. Humphries, John Simmons
Sound: Greg Bailey
Sound dubbing: Peter Maxwell
Edited by: Simon Milne
Filming location(s): LOCATION(S)
Broadcast date: 1980-10-10
Running time: 52 1/2 minutes

Video summary

A selection of live performances, behind the scenes material, The Police filming promotional videos ... Anne Nightingale accompanied The Police in exotic locations between February and April 1980.


For this TV special Sting went back to Ken Kiernan's Keystone Studios in Dublin, Ireland, where they had previously recorded demos for Zenyatta Mondatta. They overdubbed and remixed the original live tapes. A lot of material from Police In The East was later edited with further recordings from the 1980-1981 Zenyatta Mondatta Tour for the Around The World video release.

The TV special was first broadcast on 1980-10-10 at 7:30PM on BBC 2 in the UK.

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source: Ken Kiernan (Keystone Studios overdubs), BBC pages