Movies and Musicals Saturday 20 April 2019
"I like making films about characters I'd like to have dinner with" - David Lean. Music this afternoon from three films directed by David Lean Lawrence of Arabia, Bridge on the River Kwai and Brief Encounter. Plus Colin Firth in A Single Man and The King’s Speech, Carol Burnett in Annie, Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady and Ann Miller in Kiss Me, Kate. Music too from the Biblical epics The Ten Commandments and King of Kings. and ‘Here’s looking at you kid’... - a chance to enjoy the final moments of Casablanca.
From Star Wars to Star Spangled Man, Stagecoach to The Sisters Brothers and Some like it Hot to Singin’ in the Rain, Aedín will keep us entertained as always this afternoon with favourites from the world of stage and screen. Music from two Barry Jenkins films scored by Nicholas Britell; Moonlight and If Beale Street Could Talk plus favourite numbers from 42nd Street, Guys and Dolls, Into the Woods and Mary Poppins Returns.
You can watch or listen again to Aedín's interviews with Kenneth Branagh, Mark Hamill, composer Michael Giacchino, Dame Julie Andrews, Dame Angela Lansbury and Hamilton composer, writer and actor, Lin-Manuel Miranda. Plus recent interviews with Mary Poppins Returns director Rob Marshall, stars Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Whishaw, and the composer and lyricist team of Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman.
Watch Aedín's interview below with Killarney actor Jessie Buckley, who shines in 'Wild Rose' and click here to visit the archive