He's one of classical music’s most important composers - and on the eve of his 80th birthday, we got to ask him what he thinks about the state of classical music in 2016.
Remember Chitty Chitty Bang Bang? The film starring Dick Van Dyke as the crackpot inventor of a flying car. Well, turns out he can still remember all the words to the movie’s catchy main song. All together now…
Ah Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, the film that gave us Caractacus Potts, Truly Scrumptious and sequences as random as this:
(seriously, can anyone remember how that scene comes about?)
ANYWAY, Dick Van Dyke proved that he’s still a complete legend with this performance of 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' in a diner in the US, with stonking support from a cappella group The Vantastix.
Here’s the whole thing.
Yup, he's still got it