BBC Programme Musical

  • A Christmas Tale
    Festive story about a couple on a long car journey, narrated by Christian Slater.
  • A Prairie Home Companion
    The staff and stars of a venerable radio show face the final curtain, with mixed reactions
  • A Star Is Born
    Musical drama. A famous actor with a drink problem decides to help a budding young singer.
  • Absolute Beginners
    An energetic musical set in London's Soho in the late 1950s.
  • An American in Paris
    Lavish musical. A painter in Paris is loved by a rich woman, but falls for someone else.
  • Anchors Aweigh
    Colourful musical about two sailors who find love while on shore leave in Hollywood.
  • Brigadoon
    Two Americans stumble across a Scottish village that comes to life once every 100 years.
  • Cabaret
    Bob Fosse's musical about a lovestruck cabaret singer living in decadent 1930s Berlin.
  • Camelot
    Musical about the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.
  • Camp Rock
    Disney musical. A singer is sent to a music camp to counter his bad boy rocker image.
  • Carefree
    Astaire-Rogers vehicle. A humourless lawyer sends his wavering fiancee to a psychiatrist.
  • Cat Ballou
    A schoolteacher becomes the leader of a criminal gang on America's wild frontier.
  • Chicago
    Oscar-winning musical about an aspiring singer who is sent to prison for murder.
  • Discovering Music - Monteverdi's L'Orfeo
    Robert Hollingworth and period performers explore musical ideas of Monteverdi's L'Orfeo.
  • Fame
    Exuberant musical drama about life at New York's High School for the Performing Arts.
  • Flower Drum Song
    A woman arrives in San Francisco's Chinatown to marry a rakish nightclub owner.
  • Flying down to Rio
    Romantic musical about a bandleader who flies a girl to Rio to see her ailing father.
  • Gigi
    Musical about a French girl who is taught how to be the mistress of a wealthy magnate.
  • Help!
    Beatles film peppered with special effects, songs and several bursts of riotous nonsense.
  • Help!
    Restored version of the Beatles film. Ringo becomes the intended sacrifice of a scary cult
  • High School Musical 2
    Musical comedy sequel. The kids of East High get jobs over summer break.
  • Joanna
    An old piano recalls the hands that played her and the love affairs she's seen.
  • Kiss Me Kate
    Broadway hit about a theatre putting on a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew.
  • La Boheme
    Anna Netrebko and Rolando Villazon in a feature film version of Puccini's immortal opera.
  • Liverpool Nativity
    Liverpool's musical heritage soundtracks a contemporary drama set in a fictitious state.
  • Mary Poppins
    Musical comedy. A banker's search for a nanny brings the magical Mary Poppins to his door.
  • Mrs Henderson Presents
    A theatre owner's idea of using on-stage nudity to attract audiences raises eyebrows.
  • My Fair Lady
    Musical about a phonetics expert who teaches a Cockney flower girl to talk like a duchess.
  • Oklahoma!
    Classic musical. Curly McLain and Jud Fry vie for the affections of pretty Laurey Williams
  • On Moonlight Bay
    An Indiana tomboy falls for a college student but cannot persuade her dad to accept him.
  • Once
    Modern-day musical about a busker and a Czech immigrant in Dublin.
  • Opera on 3
    Programme presenting rare and fascinating operatic performances