On Sunday evenings from 9pm, Moira Stuart presents her acclaimed interview series.
‘Moira Stuart Meets…’ features interviews with well-known names from the worlds of culture, politics, sport and entertainment.
Moira discusses the memorable moments in their lives and careers, and each guest will personally choose the classical music that is important to them.
Sunday 3 December
Oscar-nominated composer Patrick Doyle has enjoyed a 50 year career, writing the scores for more than 60 feature films and working with some of the world greatest directors. He began his career as an actor, starring in Chariots of Fire, before creating some of the most famous big screen soundtracks; the likes of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Sense and Sensibility, and 1989’s Henry V, during which he began a long-standing working relationship with Kenneth Branagh. Patrick tells Moira about the highlights of his illustrious career to date, including what he thinks makes a great film score, and how he came to be invited to compose for King Charles III’s coronation earlier this year.
Sunday 10 December
Geri Halliwell-Horner is best known to a generation of music fans as Ginger Spice, from one of the most successful girl groups of all time – the Spice Girls. The band rose to fame in 1996, when its debut single Wannabe reached number-one in 37 countries. But it isn’t just pop music that moves Geri. She tells Moira about the classical music that has been with her throughout her life and career, not just as a Spice Girl, but also as a writer, director and prime proponent of ‘Girl Power’.