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Sky Arts kicks off its Soul Weekend with this film about how James Brown, who was born 
in poverty, abandoned by his parents and grew up in his aunt’s brothel, became the Godfather
of Soul.

Featuring interviews with band members and footage of his unique performances, James Brown’s is a remarkable and turbulent story.

Mr Dynamite: The Rise Of James Brown

Mr Dynamite features rare and never-before seen archival footage and photographs of James Brown

See what all the fuss was about in Live at Montreux (11.15pm), a concert film from 1981. There’s also another chance to see the documentary Discovering: James Brown (12.35am).

TV Times rating: *****