19th Century Women
Matthew Sweet introduces film music inspired by 19th-century women alongside score excerpts from the week's featured release The Invisible Woman, about the actress Nelly Ternan.
Matthew Sweet introduces a selection of film music inspired by 19th-century women alongside this week's featured new release, "The Invisible Woman" - about Charles Dickens's relationship with the actress Nelly Ternan. The programme features an interview with the composer , Ilan Eshkeri, and looks back at some of his past work, including "Stardust", "Coriolanus" and "The Ring of the Nibelungs".
Other featured sound tracks include music by Carl Davis, Miklos Rozsa, Elmer Bernstein, Bryan Byrne and Georges Auric. Matthew's Classic Film Score of the Week is Richard Rodney Bennett's "Far From The Madding Crowd".