John Powell has just finished the score for Solo: A Star Wars Story but has also composed the scores to over 70 feature films.
If film composers were movie stars our guest today would be Brad Pitt or Tom Cruise. They don’t get much bigger than John Powell. He is particularly known for his scores on animated films including: Antz, Chicken Run, Shrek, Happy Feet, Ice Age and How to Train Your Dragon - for which he was nominated for an Academy Award. But he has also scored many live-action films including the Bourne films, United 93, Green Zone and X-Men: The Last Stand.
Download to listen to Caroline Feraday and Claire Bullivant chat to music virtuoso, Oscar nominee and awesome Brit in the Wood John Powell…
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