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Desert Island Discs: Archive 1976-1980

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Desert Island Discs: Archive 1976-1980
Desert Island Discs: Archive 1976-1980

Desert Island Discs: Archive 1976-1980

BBC Radio 4

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Guests are invited to choose the eight records they would take to a desert island

Latest Episodes

Clive James

Roy Plomley's castaway is broadcaster and writer Clive James. Favourite track: Baby Love by Diana Ross and The Supremes Book: Book about how to build a plane out of palm fronds and coconut fibre by Willy Messerschmitt Luxury: Space invaders

39 MIN2017 FEB 17
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Clive James

Placido Domingo

Roy Plomley's castaway is tenor Placido Domingo. Favourite track: Otello by Giuseppe Verdi Book: Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Luxury: Video player and cassettes of his own performances

34 MIN1980 DEC 28
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Placido Domingo

Arthur Askey

Roy Plomley's castaway is comedian Arthur Askey. Favourite track: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Book: Guinness Book of Records Luxury: Piano

33 MIN1980 DEC 21
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Arthur Askey

Neville Marriner

Roy Plomley's castaway is conductor Neville Marriner. Favourite track: There Is No Rose by King's College Chapel Choir Book: Life On Earth by David Attenborough Luxury: Violin

34 MIN1980 DEC 14
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Neville Marriner

Jose Carreras

Roy Plomley's castaway is tenor Jose Carreras. Favourite track: Your Tiny Hand is Frozen (Che gelida manina) (from La Boheme) by Giacomo Puccini Book: Poems by Rabindranath Tagore Luxury: Velazquez, Les Hilanderas

30 MIN1980 DEC 7
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Jose Carreras

Tom Conti

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Tom Conti. Favourite track: Dies Irae by Giuseppe Verdi Book: Summerhill by A S Neill Luxury: Piano

33 MIN1980 NOV 23
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Tom Conti

Mark Elder

Roy Plomley's castaway is musical director of the English National Opera Mark Elder. Favourite track: I Used To Be Colour Blind by Fred Astaire Book: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy Luxury: Sherry

34 MIN1980 NOV 9
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Mark Elder

Derek Tangye

Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Derek Tangye. Favourite track: Symphony No. 2 in E Minor by Sergei Rachmaninov Book: A La Recherche Du Temps Perdu by Marcel Proust Luxury: Astronomical telescope

34 MIN1980 NOV 2
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Derek Tangye

Catherine Gaskin

Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Catherine Gaskin. Favourite track: String Quartet in C Sharp Minor by Ludwig van Beethoven Book: The Story of Civilization by William Durant Luxury: Piano

40 MIN1980 OCT 26
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Catherine Gaskin

Brian Glover

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor and playwright Brian Glover. Favourite track: Like A Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan Book: Card Games by John Scarne Luxury: MGTD 2952 car

30 MIN1980 OCT 19
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Brian Glover

Latest Episodes

Clive James

Roy Plomley's castaway is broadcaster and writer Clive James. Favourite track: Baby Love by Diana Ross and The Supremes Book: Book about how to build a plane out of palm fronds and coconut fibre by Willy Messerschmitt Luxury: Space invaders

39 MIN2017 FEB 17
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Clive James

Placido Domingo

Roy Plomley's castaway is tenor Placido Domingo. Favourite track: Otello by Giuseppe Verdi Book: Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Luxury: Video player and cassettes of his own performances

34 MIN1980 DEC 28
Comments
Placido Domingo

Arthur Askey

Roy Plomley's castaway is comedian Arthur Askey. Favourite track: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Book: Guinness Book of Records Luxury: Piano

33 MIN1980 DEC 21
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Arthur Askey

Neville Marriner

Roy Plomley's castaway is conductor Neville Marriner. Favourite track: There Is No Rose by King's College Chapel Choir Book: Life On Earth by David Attenborough Luxury: Violin

34 MIN1980 DEC 14
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Neville Marriner

Jose Carreras

Roy Plomley's castaway is tenor Jose Carreras. Favourite track: Your Tiny Hand is Frozen (Che gelida manina) (from La Boheme) by Giacomo Puccini Book: Poems by Rabindranath Tagore Luxury: Velazquez, Les Hilanderas

30 MIN1980 DEC 7
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Jose Carreras

Tom Conti

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Tom Conti. Favourite track: Dies Irae by Giuseppe Verdi Book: Summerhill by A S Neill Luxury: Piano

33 MIN1980 NOV 23
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Tom Conti

Mark Elder

Roy Plomley's castaway is musical director of the English National Opera Mark Elder. Favourite track: I Used To Be Colour Blind by Fred Astaire Book: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy Luxury: Sherry

34 MIN1980 NOV 9
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Mark Elder

Derek Tangye

Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Derek Tangye. Favourite track: Symphony No. 2 in E Minor by Sergei Rachmaninov Book: A La Recherche Du Temps Perdu by Marcel Proust Luxury: Astronomical telescope

34 MIN1980 NOV 2
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Derek Tangye

Catherine Gaskin

Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Catherine Gaskin. Favourite track: String Quartet in C Sharp Minor by Ludwig van Beethoven Book: The Story of Civilization by William Durant Luxury: Piano

40 MIN1980 OCT 26
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Catherine Gaskin

Brian Glover

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor and playwright Brian Glover. Favourite track: Like A Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan Book: Card Games by John Scarne Luxury: MGTD 2952 car

30 MIN1980 OCT 19
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Brian Glover