Listen again to Movie Music Monday on Global Player, the official Classic FM app
1 June 2021, 17:00 | Updated: 1 June 2021, 17:03
We spent bank holiday Monday playing back-to-back film scores on Classic FM. Catch up now.
And on Monday 31 May from 6am to 10pm, we celebrated those iconic cinematic soundtracks with special programmes on Classic FM.
Every hour was dedicated to a different theme, including an hour of movie music that made it into the Classic FM Hall of Fame 2021, and the Best of British, featuring themes by Eric Coates.
What is the catch-up schedule for Movie Music Monday?
6am-9am: Movie Music Monday with Nicholas Owen
Then from 7am, Nicholas features iconic soundtracks from black-and-white movies.
An hour of Disney’s finest music from 8am rounds off Nicholas’ final hour of Movie Music Monday.
9am-12pm: Movie Music Monday with Bill Turnbull
Bill Turnbull kicks off his three-hour programme with a selection of iconic scores which made this year’s Classic FM Hall of Fame chart, as voted by you, at 9am.
Then there’s hour of romantic favourites from 10am, featuring music from Romeo & Juliet, Out of Africa and more.
And in Bill’s final hour, he dedicates the show to glorious musicals from 11am.
12pm-4pm: Movie Music Monday with Anne-Marie Minhall
We’re back to British waters straight after at 1pm however, with 60 minutes of the most stunning movie compositions from British films.
Under the spotlight from 2pm are the best cinematic scores the 21st century has to offer (see our definitive list here).
Anne-Marie’s show concludes with an hour of award-winning movies.
4pm-8pm: Movie Music Monday with John Brunning
John Brunning takes the movie music reins from 4pm, and begins with a selection of much-loved children’s films.
Then, at 5pm, it’s an hour of only the biggest box office hits taking over Classic FM.
Don’t miss John’s exploration of historical movie scores from 6pm, before he ends on a relaxing note – thanks to an hour of the smoothest film music from 7pm.
8pm – 10pm: The Classic FM Concert with John Suchet: A Movie Music Extravaganza
John Suchet rounds off the day’s celebrations with a programme of music famously featured in films.
Expect to hear soundtracks that were specially written for the silver screen, and others repurposed from classical favourites.
Listen from 8pm, when John will open the programme with the Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana, used to great effect in Martin Scorsese’s 1980 film Raging Bull, before a beautiful concerto which found itself in the spotlight thanks to the 1945 romantic drama Brief Encounter.
Classic FM’s Movie Music Monday was broadcast on Monday 31 May, from 6am to 10pm. Listen again on Global Player, the official Classic FM app.