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Over the past 20 years, there are probably few people in the UK who have not heard a theme from one of award-winning composer Debbie Wiseman’s films or TV productions. She has composed music for, among others, Wilde, Edie, Lesbian Vampire Killers, The Andrew Marr Show, the BBC’s Father Brown and Wolf Hall. Debbie is Classic FM’s Composer in Residence and her latest album topped the UK Classical Chart for three weeks.

Broadcaster Simon Lederman talks to Debbie Wiseman about her illustrious career in music, unearthing the secrets of successful composition for the screen and how to write an unforgettable tune. They will discussing how composers find inspiration, how they work with film and TV directors, the differences between writing for comedy, drama, tv and film, and much more. The conversation will be illustrated with much loved film and TV excerpts, and Debbie will also be playing live at the piano.

Tickets: £7.50

Attending this event

Debbie Wiseman

Throughout the past 20 years, there are probably few people in the UK who have not heard a theme from one of award-winning composer Debbie Wiseman’s films or TV productions. Most notably: Wilde starring Stephen Fry, The Andrew Marr Show, the BBC’s Father Brown and Wolf Hall. Debbie was commissioned to compose music for both the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant and 90th Birthday Celebration. Debbie is Classic FM’s Composer in Residence and her latest album topped the UK Classical Chart for three weeks.

Simon Lederman

Simon Lederman is an award winning presenter and broadcaster. He’s presented all-news shows on BBC Radio 5 Live, reported live on the BBC Asian Network, BBC World, BBC News Channel, BBC Breakfast and BBC Scotland and into the Jeremy Vine Show on BBC Radio 2. He’s appeared on almost all the BBCs ‘big city’ radio stations including BBC Radio London. He’s just returned from a brief reporting stint in Russia.

Films screening at this event

The Secret Life of Music in Film: In Conversation with Debbie Wiseman OBE

Country
UK
Year
2019

Over the past 20 years, there are probably few people in the UK who have not heard a theme from one of award-winning composer Debbie Wiseman’s films or TV productions. She has composed music for, among others, Wilde, Edie, Lesbian Vampire Killers, The Andrew Marr Show, the BBC’s Father Brown and Wolf Hall. Debbie is Classic FM’s Composer in Residence and her latest album topped the UK Classical Chart for three weeks.

Broadcaster Simon Lederman talks to Debbie Wiseman OBE about her illustrious career in music, unearthing the secrets of successful composition for the screen and how to write an unforgettable tune. They will discussing how composers find inspiration, how they work with film and TV directors, the differences between writing for comedy, drama, tv and film, and much more. The conversation will be illustrated with much loved film and TV excerpts, and Debbie will also be playing live at the piano.

Tickets: £7.50