Saturday Night at the Movies: upcoming shows

Saturday Night at the Movies

Saturdays, 5-7pm. Text 61812, tweet @ClassicFM or email using the forms below.

Whether it’s original film soundtracks or classical music put to powerful effect on the big screen, Classic FM invites you on a weekly journey through the finest film scores, every Saturday at 17:00.

Each week, we showcase a selection of film soundtracks, from the latest releases by the likes of Michael Giacchino, Thomas Newman or John Williams to historic scores by Shostakovich, Vaughan Williams and Korngold.

Forthcoming shows:

Saturday 21st January, 5pm

In the second show dedicated to the Academy Awards, Andrew Collins explores the ‘Best Director’ winners and nominees from across the decades, with particular interest on their partnerships with the films’ composers.

Such collaborations include Peter Jackson and Howard Shore’s winning work on The Lord of the Rings trilogy, the much-garlanded partnership of Steven Spielberg and John Williams, and the winning combination of David Lean and Maurice Jarre.

Saturday 28th January, 5pm

Andrew Collins presents the third of four shows devoted to the Academy Awards. This week, he’s focusing on the winners and surprises in the ‘Best Picture’ category across the decades – and he’ll also make his predictions for the 2017 Academy Awards, as nominations were announced this week. 

 

Check out the complete list of the Top 100 movie themes, voted for by you >

Classic FM Apps

Get the Classic FM app for iPhone, iPad and Android - now with HD audio

Cat composer Alexander Livitsanos

This utterly adorable kitten is the ultimate distraction from work

chocolate bar musical taste

Can we guess your favourite chocolate bar from your favourite composer?

broken e-string violin

This clip captures the sheer horror of an E-string snapping halfway through a live radio broadcast

Contact Andrew Collins

* Required fields