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Miles Jupp presents a series looking at music in movies about Jesus.

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20060703

Miles Jupp presents a series looking at music in movies about Jesus.

1/5.

King of Kings

King of Kings presents a treasury of tunes and surprising stories from behind the scenes.

Composer Miklos Rosza reveals that despite winning an Oscar for the music of Ben Hur, this was the toughest score he ever had to write.

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Miles Jupp presents a series looking at music in movies about Jesus.
3/5. Jesus Christ Superstar
Lyricist Tim Rice reveals that the movie only came about because the stage show was such a flop, and how Tom Jones inspired the title to the film.
Then News.

20060706

Miles Jupp presents a series looking at music in movies about Jesus.
4/5 The Life of Brian
Composer Geoffrey Burgon reveals how he wrote a traditional, serious score to counteract the comedy in a controversial film. Director Terry Jones admits that he was surprised that the song Always Look on the Bright Side became such a hit.
Then News.

01King Of Kings20060703

King of Kings presents a treasury of tunes and surprising stories from behind the scenes.

Composer Miklos Rosza reveals that despite winning an Oscar for the music of Ben Hur, this was the toughest score he ever had to write.

02Godspell20060704

Composer Stephen Schwartz reveals that he took five weeks to write the classic songs such as Day By Day.

Another song, Beautiful City, became the unofficial anthem of the World Trade Centre disaster, and virtually all the words in Godspell are derived from the New Testament.

Miles Jupp presents a series looking at music in movies about Jesus.

2/5.

Godspell

03Jesus Christ Superstar20060705

Lyricist Tim Rice reveals that the movie only came about because the stage show was such a flop, and how Tom Jones inspired the title to the film.

04The Life Of Brian20060706

Composer Geoffrey Burgon reveals how he wrote a traditional, serious score to counteract the comedy in a controversial film. Director Terry Jones admits that he was surprised that the song Always Look on the Bright Side became such a hit.

05The Last Temptation Of Christ20060707

Composers Peter Gabriel and David Bottrill reveal insightful and surprising stories from behind the scenes of this controversial movie.

Director Martin Scorsese admits to receiving death threats during production.

Followed by London: After the Bombs: A series of short reflections, broadcast throughout the day, on people's memories and experiences of London in the immediate aftermath of the July 7 attacks last year.

Miles Jupp presents a series looking at music in movies about Jesus.

5/5.

The Last Temptation of Christ