Movies and Musicals

Movies and Musicals

Saturday, 1 - 4pm

Movies and Musicals Saturday 17 October 2020

Movies and Musicals with Aedín Gormley

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

Casting news for Sandra Bullock and Dennis Quaid finds his Nancy Reagan

Casting news for Sandra Bullock and Dennis Quaid finds his Nancy Reagan

New roles for Kate Winslet and Sandra Bullock while the search for an actress to play Nancy Reagan ends. Plus iTonya director Craig Gillespie also lands his next film and the latest releases with Garret Daly.

Saturday December 5th

Judi Dench sings the Sondheim favourite Send in the Clowns and Aedín salutes her performance as 'M' with music from the Bond films Casino Royale and Skyfall. Classic movie music by Bernard Herrmann from The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad and favourite songs from Disney’s original animated version of Aladdin. The very successful partnership of director Kenneth Branagh and his composer of choice Patrick Doyle on Henry V and All is True. Elaine Stritch sings the witty Noel Coward song Why do the Wrong People Travel and Fred Astaire and Judy Garland sing Irving Berlin’s Couple of Swells. 

Saturday December 12th

A celebration of lyricist Oscar Hammerstein with songs from Oklahoma, South Pacific, The Sound of Music and Showboat. A little French film music from Amélie, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and Betty Blue, and classic movie music from King Kong, Dial M for Murder and Sunset Boulevard. Plus wonderful songs by Cole Porter from High Society and Kiss Me, Kate and the music of Ryuichi Sakamoto from Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

Watch and listen Again - Interview Archive

You can watch or listen again to Aedín's interviews with composers John Barry, Alan Menken and Michael Giacchino. Plus stars of stage and screen, Julie Andrews, Angela Lansbury, Mark Hamill, Elaine Stritch, Mickey Rooney, Emily Blunt, Colin Firth and Renée Zellwegger. 

Click here to visit the archive

Listen below as Aedín chats to George Fenton, who has composed scores for The Wind that Shakes The Barley, Dangerous Liaisons and You've Got Mail, working with directors including Richard Attenborough and Terry Gilliam. He talks about a new album of his scores arranged and performed by pianist Simon Chamberlain.


Music Played on the Show


Title: Jet Set

Composer: Shaiman, Marc/Wittman, Scott

Performer(s): Aaron Tveit

Album: Catch Me If You Can - The Musical / Ghostlight Records / 8-4449

Duration: 3:36


Title: Catch Me If You Can

Composer: Williams, John

Performer(s): Dan Higgins (Saxophone), Studio Orchestra

Album: Catch Me If You Can OST / Dreamworks / 4504102

Duration: 2:41


Title: Santa Fe

Composer: Menken, Alan /Feldman, Jack

Performer(s): Jeremy Jordan

Album: Newsies - Original Broadway Cast Recording / Disney / i-tunes

Duration: 3:14


Title: A Window To The Past

Composer: Williams, John

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Duration: 3:53


Title: I Can Give You The Starlight

Composer: Novello/Hassall

Performer(s): Jeremy Northam (Vocal), Christopher Northam (Piano)

Album: Gosford Park (OST) / Decca / 4703872

Duration: 2:32


Title: He's Here For Us

Composer: Giacchino, Michael

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: Rogue One- A Star Wars Story (OST 2016) / Walt Disney / Lucas Film

Duration: 3:21


Title: Glitter And Be Gay

Composer: Bernstein

Performer(s): Katie Birtill

Album: Sounds Amazing / RTECO / Summer 2018 NCH

Duration: 6:32


Title: Enola Holmes (Wild Child)

Composer: Pemberton, Daniel

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: Enola Holmes (Music from the Netflix Film) / Legendary / Sony Music Entertainment

Duration: 3:00


Title: I'M Still Here

Composer: Sondheim, Stephen

Performer(s): Elaine Stritch (Vocals)

Album: Elaine Stritch - At Liberty (Recordno: 12994) / DRG Records / 12994

Duration: 6:24


Title: 72 Degrees And Sunny

Composer: Newman

Performer(s): Thomas Newman

Album: WALL-E (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) / Walt Disney Records / 0000174302

Duration: 3:08


Title: I'M Not That Girl

Composer: Schwartz, Stephen

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: Wicked (Original Broadway Cast Recording) / Decca / 1704743

Duration: 3:01


Title: My Love, My Life

Composer: Andersson, Benny / Ulvaeus, Bjorn

Performer(s): Meryl Streep / Amanda Seyfried, Studio Orchestra

Album: Mamma Mia - Here we go again (2018 OST)

Duration: 3:49


Title: La Foule

Composer: Rivgauche, Michel/Cabral, Ange

Performer(s): Edith Piaf (Vocals), Studio Orchestra

Album: La Vie en Rose- OST / EMI / 094638678229

Duration: 2:59


Title: Eros

Composer: Britell, Nicholas

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: If Beale Street Could Talk (OST 2018)

Duration: 3:15


Title: The Children Of Our Age

Composer: Britell, Nicholas

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: If Beale Street Could Talk (OST 2018)

Duration: 1:31


Title: Ya Got Trouble

Composer: Meredith Wilson

Performer(s): Robert Preston (Vocal), Original Broadway Cast

Album: The Music Man / Capitol Records / 7466332

Duration: 3:49


Title: Till There Was You

Composer: Wilson, Meredith

Performer(s): Barbara Cook And Robert Preston (Vocals), Studio Orchestra

Album: The Music Man - Original Broadway cast / Capitol / CDP 466332

Duration: 2:47


Title: Forbidden Friendship

Composer: Powell, John

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: How to Train your Dragon ( OST)

Duration: 4:10


Title: When I Am Older

Composer: Lopez, Robert / Anderson- Lopez, Kirsten

Performer(s): Josh Gad

Album: Frozen 2 (OST 2019) / Disney

Duration: 1:53


Title: Into The Unknown

Composer: Lopez, Robert / Anderson- Lopez, Kirsten

Performer(s): Idina Menzel

Album: Frozen 2 (OST 2019) / Disney

Duration: 3:16


Title: The Place Where Lost Things Go

Composer: Shaiman, Marc/Wittman, Scott

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: Mary Poppins Returns (OST 2018) / Walt Disney

Duration: 3:43


Title: A Wink And A Smile

Composer: Shaiman, Marc/McLean, Ramsey

Performer(s): Harry Connick Jnr., Leroy Jones (Trumpet), Harry Connick Jnr. & His Orchestra

Album: Sleepless in Seattle - OST / Sony / 4735942

Duration: 2:44


Title: Good Morning Baltimore

Composer: Shaiman, Marc/Wittman, Scott

Performer(s): Nikki Blonsky (Vocals), Studio Orchestra

Album: Hairspray OST / Decca / 4759348

Duration: 3:51


Title: On Earth As It As In Heaven

Composer: Morricone, Ennio

Performer(s): Joan Whiting (Oboe), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Studio Choir

Album: The Mission OST / Virgin / CDV2402

Duration: 3:50


Title: Not A Day Goes By

Composer: Sondheim, Stephen

Performer(s): Bernadette Peters

Album: Merrily we Roll Along

Duration: 4:21


Title: Our Time

Composer: Sondheim, Stephen

Performer(s): Jim Walton

Album: Merrily We Roll Along (Original Broadway Cast Recording) / Sony Music Entertainment

Duration: 4:21


Title: John Dunbar Theme From Dances With Wolves

Composer: Barry, John

Performer(s): John Barry & His Orchestra

Album: John Barry Dances With Wolves / Epic / 467591

Duration: 2:16


Title: I Love You, Samantha

Composer: Porter, Cole

Performer(s): Bing Crosby

Album: High Society OST (Recordno: 8140792) / Capitol / 8140792

Duration: 4:25


Title: All I Do Is Dream Of You

Composer: Freed, Arthur/Brown, Nacio Herb

Performer(s): Debbie Reynolds, Studio Orchestra

Album: Singin' in the Rain - OST / Turner Classics / 724385222627

Duration: 1:26



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Presenter: Aedín Gormley

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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