Movies and Musicals

Movies and Musicals

Saturday, 1 - 4pm

Movies and Musicals Saturday 23 December 2017

Movies and Musicals

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

Movie News - Saturday December 23rd

Movie News - Saturday December 23rd

Get some last minute film-themed Christmas present ideas from Garret Daly including 'A Die Hard Christmas: The Illustrated Holiday Classic', plus a look at new releases on the big screen.

Saturday January 19th

Today we hear Tevye’s dream from Fiddler on the Roof and the violin playing of Joshua Bell on the Oscar award-winning score for the film The Red Violin. The brand new score from 'Mary Queen of Scots' by Max Richter. Aedín also features numbers from the screen and stage versions of An American in Paris, and music from three films featuring the songs of Richard and Robert Sherman ; Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Mary Poppins and The Jungle Book. Stunning scores too from The Bridges of Madison County, Cape Fear, Laura and Brokeback Mountain.

Saturday January 26th

Aedín features the music of Franz Schubert on three soundtracks; The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017), Miss Julie (2014) and Amour (2012). We also mark the 60th anniversary of the premiere of Disney’s Sleeping Beauty, we meet with The Third Man and First Man plus the songs of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe from the impressive 2017 cast recording of Brigadoon, starring Kelli O'Hara and Patrick Wilson. (Photo Joan Marcus)

Watch and listen Again - Interview Archive

You can watch or listen again to Aedín's interviews with Mark Hamill, 'Coco' director Lee Unkrich and producer Darla K. Anderson, composer Michael Giacchino, Dame Julie Andrews, Dame Angela Lansbury and Hamilton composer, writer and actor, Lin-Manuel Miranda. And visit our archive for recent interviews with Mary Poppins Returns director Rob Marshall, stars Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Whishaw, and the composer and lyricist Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. 

Watch Aedín's interview below with Stan & Ollie stars Steve Coogan and John C, Reilly, plus director Jon S. Baird and click here to visit the archive

Music Played on the Show


Title: Polar Express

Composer: Silvestri / Ballard

Performer(s): Tom Hanks, Studio Orchestra

Album: The Polar Express OST / Warner / 9362488972

Duration: 3:25


Title: Somewhere In My Memory

Composer: Williams

Performer(s): John Williams

Album: Home Alone (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [25th Anniversary Edition]

Duration: 4:49


Title: My Favourite Things

Composer: Rodgers, Richard/Hammerstein II, Oscar

Performer(s): Julie Andrews (Vocal), Studio Orchestra

Album: The Sound of Music OST (Recordno: 07863 67965 2) / RCA / 07863 67965 2

Duration: 2:20


Title: This Time Of Year

Composer: Samsel, Elyssa / Anderson, Kate

Performer(s): Idina Menzel, Studio Orchestra

Album: Olaf's Frozen Adventure / Disney

Duration: 3:05


Title: North Pole

Composer: Clinton, George

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: Santa Clause 2 (OST)

Duration: 2:18


Title: Do You Want To Build A Snowman?

Composer: Not Available

Performer(s): Kristen Bell, Agatha Lee Monn And Katie Lopez

Album: Frozen - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack / Walt Disney Records

Duration: 3:27


Title: Walking In The Air (New Arrangement)

Performer(s): Aled Jones

Album: Walking In The Air (New Arrangement) - Single / Universal Music Ireland

Duration: 3:40


Title: Let It Snow

Composer: Styne / Merrill

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: Die Hard (OST)

Duration: 1:41


Title: Let It Go

Composer: Lopez / Anderson

Performer(s): Idina Menzel

Album: Frozen (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) / Sunfly Music Group LTD

Duration: 3:43


Title: Stealing Christmas

Composer: Horner, James

Performer(s): Jim Carrey, Anthony Hopkins And Taylor Momsen (Vocals), Studio Orchestra

Album: How the Grinch Stole Christmas OST / Interscope Records / 490 765-2

Duration: 5:00


Title: Pure Imagination

Composer: Bricusse/newley

Performer(s): Gene Wilder

Album: Willy Wonka / Hipo Records / HIPD40020

Duration: 4:18


Title: We Need A Little Christmas

Composer: Herman, Jerry

Performer(s): Angela Lansbury (Vocals), Studio Orchestra

Album: Mame - Original Broadway Cast Recording / Columbia / Columbia

Duration: 3:04


Title: You've Got A Friend In Me

Composer: Newman, Randy

Performer(s): Randy Newman & Lyle Lovett (Vocals)

Album: Disney's Greatest Hits / EMI / VTDCD760

Duration: 2:36


Title: Almost There

Composer: Newman

Performer(s): Anika Noni Rose

Album: The Princess and the Frog (Original Songs and Score) / Walt Disney Records / 5099945674921

Duration: 2:22


Title: If I Didn't Have You

Composer: Newman, Randy

Performer(s): John Goodman & Billy Crystal (Vocals), Studio Orchestra

Album: Monsters Inc OST / Walt Disney / 0927434872

Duration: 3:36


Title: One More Sleep 'Til Christmas

Composer: Paul Williams

Performer(s): Kermit The Frog

Album: The Muppet Christmas Carol / Jim Henson Records/bmg Kidz

Duration: 2:47


Title: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Composer: Martin/blane

Performer(s): Judy Garland

Album: Meet Me In St Louis / Turner Classic Movies / 8360212

Duration: 2:37


Title: Maybe

Composer: Strouse, Charles / Charnin, Martin

Performer(s): Aileen Quinn, Studio Orchestra

Album: Annie - OST / Columbia / 4676082

Duration: 1:59


Title: It's The Hard Knock Life

Composer: Strouse/charnin

Performer(s): Aileen Quinn

Album: Annie - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack / Columbia / 4676082

Duration: 3:39


Title: Finale/ I Don't Need Anything But You/Tomorrow

Composer: Strouse, Charles / Charnin, Martin

Performer(s): Aileen Quinn (Vocals), Chorus / Albert Finney, Studio Orchestra

Album: Annie (OST) / Columbia

Duration: 4:34


Title: Curtain Up

Composer: Danna, Mychael

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: The Man who invented Christmas / Decca

Duration: 1:39


Title: Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!

Composer: Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.

Performer(s): Julie Andrews (Vocals); Dick Van Dyke (Vocals)

Album: Mary Poppins - OST / Walt Disney / WD775722

Duration: 2:03


Title: Doll On A Music Box / Truly Scrumptious

Composer: Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.

Performer(s): Sally Anne Howes / Dick Van Dyke, Studio Orchestra

Album: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang - OST / RYKO / RCD10702

Duration: 2:24


Title: White Christmas - Finale

Composer: Berlin

Performer(s): Bing Crosby/Danny Kaye/Peggy Lee/Trudy Stevens With Joseph J Lilley & His Orchestra

Album: Songs From Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn & White Christmas (recordno: Not Available) / Universal

Duration: 3:15


Title: When We're Together

Composer: Samsel, Elyssa / Anderson, Kate

Performer(s): Idina Menzel, Studio Orchestra

Album: Olaf's Frozen Adventure / Disney

Duration: 2:52



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Presenter: Aedín Gormley

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