Queen releases spectacular first episode of their 50th anniversary 'The Greatest' YouTube series

Publish Date
Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 3:56PM

Kicking off over the weekend, Queen have started taking their fans on a unique and remarkable journey with their 'The Greatest' YouTube series in honour of the band's 50th anniversary.

Continuing weekly through to March 2022 in chronological order, the series will give us a chance to revisit some of the band's most iconic moments and discover some aspects of the story we didn't know.

Each weekly episode promises to tell the story of Queen from its early days at London's Rainbow Theatre and Hammersmith Odeon with Freddie Mercury to the present day at vast arenas around the world with Adam Lambert.

Along with spectacular concert footage, sound checks, backstage and rare after-show access we get to explore the stories behind the songs, hits and album tracks.

"The Queen story is unlike any other," says series producer and creator Simon Lupton.

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He continues: "I hope fans from all around the world will enjoy celebrating the many extraordinary achievements, timeless songs, and iconic performances that Freddie, Brian, Roger and John have given us.

"While we will be revisiting some of their most famous and legendary milestones, I'm hoping there will also be some surprises along the way to excite people whether they be die-hard fans or curious newcomers. This story has so many chapters to explore, and who knows... there could well be some new ones over the course of the next 50 weeks!"