Desert Island Discs: Fragment Archive 1970-1986

BBC Radio 4

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

32:49 | Jul 9th, 1983

Julian Bream first played the guitar on radio in Children's Hour when he was only 13. This led to guest appearances in a series on the Light Programme, and so his career took off. Before long he also ...Show More

29:29 | Nov 13th, 1982

Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Rosamond Lehmann. Favourite track: Nunc Dimittis by Burgon Book: Letters by Marquise de Sevigne Luxury: Writing Materials
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31:05 | Oct 9th, 1982

Roy Plomley's castaways are members of the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Book: Books by Hector Berlioz, Charles Dickens, Hugh Johnson and a cookery book Luxury: Razor and shaving soap, a video playe...Show More

32:38 | Dec 19th, 1981

Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Helene Hanff. Favourite track: In Tears Of Grief by Johann Sebastian Bach Book: Memoirs by Louis De Rouvroy Luxury: Scrabble

29:10 | Dec 5th, 1981

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Alan Howard. Favourite track: Symphony No. 15 In D by Ludwig van Beethoven Book: Piano manual Luxury: Piano
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