4 Put the verb in brackets into the correct form: active or passive.
The NME (New Musical Express) is Britain’s longest running music magazine. It (0) (publish) has been published since 1952 and it (1) (read) ________________ by more than 100,000 people each week. In the last 50 years, the magazine’s journalists (2) (interview) ________________ thousands of musicians from The Beatles to new bands such as Coldplay.
It (3) (call) ________________ ‘The Musical Express’ at first but it soon (4) (change) ________________ its name to the ‘New Musical Express’ During the 1960’s, a concert
(5) (hold) ________________ every year by the magazine where the best bands (6) (play) ________________ their hit singles. These concerts (7) (show) ________________ on television but the best, and last concert, in 1966, which starred The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who and many other top groups of the time
(8) (not film) ________________.