How to compose a news theme that lasts 40 yearsmain
George Fenton on the mechanics his most durable tune.
“Newsnight has outlived every other theme tune I’ve ever written.”
As #Newsnight approaches its 40th birthday, we celebrate one of the oldest tv news themes out there. This is how composer George Fenton came up with it…
— BBC Newsnight (@BBCNewsnight) September 2, 2019