Movies and Musicals

Movies and Musicals

Saturday, 1 - 4pm

Movies and Musicals Saturday 7 October 2017

Movies and Musicals

Escape to the Movies with Aedín Gormley. Classics from stage and screen for your Saturday afternoon.

Aedín talks to composer Michael Giacchino

Aedín talks to composer Michael Giacchino

Ahead of his 50th birthday, composer Michael Giacchino talks to Aedín Gormley. One of the most successful and popular composers over the last twenty years, he has worked closely with director JJ Abrams on Star Trek, Lost and Super 8 and recent scores include Up, Inside Out, Rogue One, War For The Planet Of The Apes and Spider-Man: Homecoming.

Movie News - Saturday October 7th

Casting news for the screen adaptation of Donna Tartt's acclaimed novel 'The Goldfinch', Kate Winslet to work with director James Cameron again, Netflix and the Oscars, Anna Paquin to work with Scorsese, Patricia Arquette to go behind the camera and all the new releases with Garret Daly

Saturday March 24th - 'Creative Minds' Special Interview with Mark Hamill

In a radio exclusive on RTÉ lyric fm's Movies and Musicals, Mark Hamill discusses his life and career with Aedín Gormley. The interview was recorded as part of the 'Creative Minds' series at The American Ambassador's Residence as part of the St. Patrick's Festival. Mark Hamill, best known for playing the role of Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars saga, most recently in STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI. He discusses his extensive career including the role of Luke Skywalker, working closely with Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford and learning to pull the perfect pint during his time in Ireland. 

Saturday March 31st

Fittingly, for the weekend that's in it, Aedín marks the 70th anniversary of the hit 1948 Irving Berlin Musical 'Easter Parade' starring Judy Garland and Fred Astaire with a selection of great songs including Couple of Swells,  Steppin’ Out with my Baby and the memorable title song. Music too from the 2017 film All the Money in the World by Daniel Pemberton and songs from Matilda, Into the Woods and Snow White 

Listen Again - Interview Archive

You can listen again here to Aedín's interviews with 'Coco' director Lee Unkrich and producer Darla K. Anderson (pictured), composer Michael Giacchino, Dame Julie Andrews, Dame Angela Lansbery and composer, writer and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda, responsible for the Broadway smash-hit musical Hamilton and the songs of Moana. 

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Music Played on the Show


Title: When Has Become Now

Composer: Giacchino, Michael

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: Rogue One- A Star Wars Story (OST 2016) / Walt Disney / Lucas Film

Duration: 2:00


Title: Tu Vuo' Fa L'Americano

Composer: Carosone, Renato/Salerno, Nicola

Performer(s): Matt Damon & Jude Law (Vocals), Fiorello And The Guy Barker International Quintet

Album: The Talented Mr Ripley OST / Sony Music / SK51337

Duration: 2:58


Title: Surrey With The Fringe On Top

Composer: Rodgers, Richard/Hammerstein II, Oscar

Performer(s): Hugh Jackman (Vocals), Studio Orchestra

Album: Oklahoma (1998 National Theatre Production) (Recordno: 1790 2) / First Night / 1790 2

Duration: 5:54


Title: If Momma Was Married

Composer: Styne, Jule / Sondheim, Stephen

Performer(s): Laura Benanti (Vocals), Leigh Ann Larkin (Vocals), Studio Orchestra

Album: Gypsy (2008 Broadway Cast Recording) (Recordno: CASTCD106) / First Night Records / CASTCD106

Duration: 2:56


Title: Marry Me A Little

Composer: Sondheim Stephen

Performer(s): Raul Esparza

Album: Company (2006 Broadway Revival Cast) / Nonesuch Records

Duration: 3:49


Title: Broadway Melody Ballet (Excerpt)

Composer: Freed, Arthur/brown, Nacio Herb

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: Singin' in the Rain (OST) / Turner Classics

Duration: 4:33


Title: Thats How You Know

Composer: Menken/schwartz

Performer(s): Amy Adams

Album: Enchanted - Original Soundtrack / Walt Disney Records / D000092502

Duration: 3:46


Title: Happy Working Song

Performer(s): Amy Adams

Album: Enchanted (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture)

Duration: 2:21


Title: All The Best Memories Are Hers

Composer: Zimmer, Hans / Wallfisch, Benjamin

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: Blade Runner 2049 (OST)

Duration: 3:24


Title: Dream Jars

Composer: Williams, John

Performer(s): Studio Orchesta

Album: The BFG (OST)

Duration: 3:32


Title: I Have Dreamed

Composer: Rodgers / Hammerstein

Performer(s): Ashley Park (Vocal), Studio Orchestra

Album: The King and I ( 2015 Broadway cast Recording) / Decca Broadway / 00602547372048

Duration: 3:08


Title: Out Of My Dreams Plus Ballet Excerpt

Composer: Rodgers, Richard/Hammerstein II, Oscar

Performer(s): Shirley Jones (Vocals), Studio Orchestra, Girls Chorus

Album: Oklahoma! Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Recordno: 724352735020) / Angel / 724352735020

Duration: 6:49


Title: Main Titles - Jungle Run

Composer: Debney / Washington / Harline

Performer(s): John Debney

Album: The Jungle Book (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 2016 / Walt Disney Records

Duration: 2:25


Title: I Wan'na Be Like You (2016)

Composer: Sherman / Sherman

Performer(s): Christopher Walken

Album: The Jungle Book (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) / Walt Disney Records

Duration: 3:01


Title: Sit Down, You're Rockin' The Boat

Composer: Loesser, Frank

Performer(s): Stubby Kaye (Vocals), Studio Orchestra, Cast Of Guys And Dolls

Album: Guys and Dolls OST / MCA / 10301

Duration: 2:09



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Presenter: Aedín Gormley

Producer: Eoin O'Kelly

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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