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.