In the Limelight
Matthew Sweet introduces music written for films inspired by the acting profession, coinciding with the opening of Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's new comedy drama Birdman.
Matthew Sweet introduces music written for films inspired by the acting profession hot on the heels of the launch of Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's new drama, "Birdman - The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance".
The programme includes scores from "Shakespeare In Love"; "All About Eve"; "Being Julia"; "Theatre of Blood"; "A Double Life"; "Kiss Me Kate"; "42nd Street"; "Les Enfants du Paradis"; "The Last Metro"and "The Artist".
The Classic Score of the Week is Charles Chaplin's "Limelight".
There is also a chance to hear music by Johann Johannsson for the recent Stephen Hawking bio-pic "The Theory of Everything".