Matthew Sweet looks at music for cinematic whodunnits in the week of the release of the new version of Agatha Christie's classic 'Murder On The Orient Express'.
Matthew Sweet explores the whodunnit genre with a varied line-up of suspicious looking film scores in the week of the release of the new version of Agatha Christie's classic "Murder On The Orient Express".
The original Orient Express boasted a much loved classic score by Richard Rodney Bennett. The new film, with a starry ensemble cast and directed by Kenneth Branagh, has music by Branagh's regular musical collaborator, Patrick Doyle.
The programme also features music from "Death On The Nile"; "Evil Under The Sun"; "Le Grand Alibi" "8 Women"; "Gosford Park"; "The Draughtsman's Contract"; "Sleuth"; "Clue" and "Murder on the Orient Express".