Movies and Musicals Saturday 30 November 2013
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.
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
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.