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Jonathan Ross, one of the nation’s best-loved broadcasters and film critics, presents our blockbuster film music programme.
Every week, Saturday Night at the Movies is packed with iconic scores by composers including Ennio Morricone, John Williams, John Barry and Bernard Herrmann, alongside cult classics and the latest soundtracks from names such as Hans Zimmer, Wendy Carlos, Rachel Portman, Kris Bowers, Hildur Guðnadóttir and Alexandre Desplat.
Film music is an integral part of Classic FM’s musical landscape, and 2023 marks 20 years of broadcasting a weekly programme dedicated to movie music.
Jonathan features a round-up of all the hit films that have been released in 2023. His standouts include the score to Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny by John Williams, Oppenheimer scored by Ludwig Göransson, Christophe Beck's score to Shazam! Fury of the Gods and the score to BEEF by Bobby Krlic. New family favourites include The Little Mermaid composed by Alan Menken and Lin-Manuel Miranda, Elemental by Thomas Newman and The Super Mario Bros. Movie by Brian Tyler.
Saturday 16 December
Jonathan unwraps two hours of his favourite Christmas film soundtracks. He features music from It's a Wonderful Life by Dimitri Tiomkin, Edward Scissorhands by Danny Elfman, Arthur Christmas scored by Harry Gregson-Williams. Jonathan also shares the brand-new soundtrack to Wonka, just released, with some of the original music by Bricusse & Newley and the new score by Joby Talbot. Disney's latest animation Wish makes an appearence, composed by Dave Metzger.