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Desert Island Discs: Archive 1956-1960

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


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20:23 | Oct 31st, 1960

Roy Plomley's castaway is pop singer Cliff Richard. Cliff talks about growing up in India and discovering that he had a talent for music; how it feels to leave his teenage years behind him and his in...Show More

22:48 | May 23rd, 1960

Roy Plomley's castaway is pianist Liberace. Favourite track: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini by Sergei Rachmaninov Book: The Magic of Believing by Claude M Bristol Luxury: Piano
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23:09 | Oct 26th, 1959

Roy Plomley's castaway is organist George Thalben-Ball. Favourite track: Sea Symphony by Ralph Vaughan Williams Book: Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K Jerome Luxury: White rug

27:10 | Aug 24th, 1959

Roy Plomley's castaway is conductor Charles MacKerras. Book: Foreign translation of a long English novel Luxury: Wine

23:06 | Sep 8th, 1958

Roy Plomley's castaway is composer Percy Kahn. Luxury: Tape recorder
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