Movies and Musicals presenter Aedín Gormley meets the creative team behind the Christmas musical blockbuster Mary Poppins Returns, an all-star sequel to the 1964 Disney classic. Watch the interviews below...
Aedin Gormley met with Emily Blunt to ask about playing this iconic role while simultaneously filming The Girl on the Train, and hearing Mary Poppins sing for the first time in 54 years.
Ben Whishaw and Emily Mortimer
Aedín meets Jane and Michael Banks all grown up - actors Emily Mortimer and Ben Whishaw:
Aedín talks to Lin-Manuel Miranda, star and creator of Hamilton, about his role in Mary Poppins Returns:
Aedín talks to director Rob Marshall about his vision for Mary Poppins Returns, bringing this iconic character back to the big screen. and working with Irish actors Jim Norton and Chris O'Dowd on the movie:
Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
Aedín also met with the composer and lyricist behind the songs and score - Marc Shaiman (composer and co-lyricist) and Scott Whitman (co-lyricist). They talk about writing for Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Whishaw, and we get a sneak preview of songs that didn't make the cut!
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