London on Film

  • Music
  • Classical and opera
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Together with film critic Mark Kermode, the BBC Concert Orchestra tells the story of the many faces of London on film, through music. With special guests guitarists/songwriters Jeff Beck and Pete Townshend. BBC Concert Orchestra under Robert Ziegler, with singer Ian Shaw, perform from the film scores: Bernard Herrmann's 'Hangover Square'; John Barry's 'The Ipcress File'; Howard Shore's 'Eastern Promises'; Alexandre Desplat's 'The King's Speech'; Pete Townshend's 'Quadrophenia'; Burt Bacharach's 'Alfie'; Hans Zimmer's 'Sherlock Holmes'; Stephen Sondheim's 'Sweeney Todd'; David Arnold's 'Casino Royale'; and Michael Nyman's 'The End of the Affair'.

Mark Kermode presenter

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