London on Film

Music, Classical and opera

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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