Movies and Musicals

Movies and Musicals

Saturday, 1 - 4pm

Movies and Musicals Saturday 17 March 2018

Movies and Musicals

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

Movie News - Saturday March 17th

Movie News - Saturday March 17th

A focus on Irish film news with Garret Daly including The Dingle Film Festival, an international deal for an Irish film, Principal photography begins on 'Artemis Fowl' and all the new releases in cinemas this weekend.

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. 

Click here to visit the archive

Music Played on the Show


Title: Theme From Far And Away

Composer: Williams, John

Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Album: Cinema Serenade / Sony Classical / Sk63005

Duration: 5:37


Title: Dancing At Lughnasa

Composer: Whelan, Bill

Performer(s): Nollaig Casey (Fiddle); Maírtín O'Connor (Accordian), Davy Spillane (Pipes); Martin Murray (Banjo); Seán D. Halpenny (Bodhran)

Album: Dancing at Lughnasa - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack / Sony Classical / SK 60585

Duration: 3:37


Title: Michael Collins Excerpt: Collins' Proposal & An Anthem Deferred

Composer: Goldenthal, Elliot

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: Michael Collins O.s.t. / Atlantic Recording Company / 7567-82960-2

Duration: 3:08


Title: Falling Slowly

Composer: Hansard, Glen/ Irglova, Marketa

Performer(s): Glen Hansard/Marketa Irglova

Album: Once O.S.T. / SONY / 88697105862

Duration: 4:04


Title: Frankie's Song

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): Iarla O Lionaird (Vocal)

Album: Brooklyn (OST) / i-tunes

Duration: 1:59


Title: Goodbye Eilis

Composer: Brook, Michael

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: Brooklyn (OST) / i-tunes

Duration: 5:10


Title: A Keeper Of Secrets

Composer: Stewart, Graeme

Performer(s): Graeme Stewart & The Ulster Orchestra

Album: A Nightingale Falling - Original Motion Picture Score / Mixed Bag Media Music / 799439660441

Duration: 4:31


Title: Try A Little Tenderness

Composer: Harry Woods/Jimmy Campbell/Reg Connelly

Performer(s): Andrew Strong- Vocals, Commitments Band

Album: The Commitments- OST / MCA / MCAD 10286

Duration: 4:33


Title: Theme From Angela's Ashes

Composer: Williams, John

Performer(s): Randy Kerber (Piano); Jane Ellis (Oboe), John Williams & His Orchestra

Album: Angela's Ashes - Music From The Motion Picture / Decca Records / 466 761 2

Duration: 6:17


Title: The Quiet Man Main Title & Castletown Opening

Composer: Young

Performer(s): The Dublin Screen Orchestra

Album: The Quiet Man / Scannan Film Classics / SFC1501

Duration: 1:59


Title: The Isle Of Inisfree From The Quiet Man

Composer: Farrelly, Dick

Performer(s): Dublin Screen Orchestra

Album: The Quiet Man OST / Silva Screen / Ssd1118

Duration: 4:10


Title: Albert Nobbs Opening Titles

Composer: Byrne, Brian

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Albert Nobbs OST

Duration: 5:16


Title: Black47 End Credit Suite

Composer: Byrne, Brian

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Black47 (OST 2018)

Duration: 4:15


Title: Vide Cor Meum From Hannibal

Composer: Cassidy, Patrick

Performer(s): Danielle De Niese, Bruno Lazzaretti, Danielle De Niese, Bruno Lazzaretti, Lyndhurst Orchestra, Libera (Boys Choir)

Album: The Ultimate Movie Album / Decca / 585712-2

Duration: 3:57


Title: Say Your Prayers

Composer: Cassidy, Patrick

Performer(s): Iarla Ó Lionaird, Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Calvary - OST / Reprisal Films

Duration: 3:41


Title: Danny Boy

Composer: Weatherly, F. E.

Performer(s): Judy Garland, Mgm Studio Orchestra

Album: Judy Garland - Gems from MGM Films / Turner Classics / EMI / 724385453328

Duration: 2:38


Title: Up (Includes Dialogue)

Performer(s): Sing Street

Album: Sing Street Original Motion Picture Soundtrack / Decca

Duration: 2:38


Title: Song Of The Sea

Composer: Coulais/ O Snodaigh

Performer(s): Bruno Coulais, Kila

Album: Promo Copy / Mercury/ Universal / ISRC

Duration: 2:42


Title: The Crown Sleeps

Composer: Joshua Hill

Performer(s): Elaha Soroor (Vocal), Studio Band

Album: The Breadwinner (2017 OST)

Duration: 3:49


Title: Adam And Paul Opening Titles

Composer: Rennicks, Stephen

Performer(s): Stephen Rennicks

Album: Adam and Paul OST / Adam and Paul OST

Duration: 1:21


Title: Romance

Composer: Rennicks, Stephen

Performer(s): Stephen Rennicks

Album: What Richard Did OST / What Richard Did OST

Duration: 2:49


Title: Women Of Ireland

Composer: O Riada

Performer(s): The Chieftains

Album: Barry Lyndon - Soundtrack / Warner Bros Records / 9259842

Duration: 4:06


Title: Sarabande

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): National Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Barry Lyndon OST / Warner Bros / 7599-25984-2

Duration: 2:37


Title: Mise Eire (Orchestral Suite): (I) Luan Cásca 1916 (Róisín Dubh)

Composer: O Riada, Sean

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Sean O Riada: Orchestral Works (Recordno: CD136) / RTE Lyric fm / CD136

Duration: 2:16


Title: Mcnamara's Band

Composer: Stamford, J.J./O'Connor, Shamus/Latham, Dwight B./Carlson, Wamp/Bonham, Guy

Performer(s): Bing Crosby, The Jesters, Bob Haggart & His Orchestra

Album: Golden Hits of the 30s & 40s / Decca / 08811 3222-2

Duration: 2:42



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Producer: Eoin O'Kelly

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