5/8 Craig Armstrong is a respected composer and arranger and a Royal Academy of Music graduate.
His film credits include the scores for William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet which earned him a BAFTA award and Moulin Rouge which earned him an Ivor Novello award for best original score. He wrote the music for the film Love Actually and has produced his own albums including Piano Works and Film Works.
Phil Cunningham opens the programme with the music to accompany the Balcony Scene from the soundtrack to the film Romeo + Juliet and then they go on to talk about these five tracks.
The Long and Winding Road - The Beatles
Lontano for Orchestra (1967 ) - Ligeti
Safe from Harm - Massive Attack
Lets make our own movies - AGF - Westernization Completed
Because of Toledo - The Blue Nile
Phil closes the programme with Ennio Morricone's Love Theme.