Desert Island Discs: Archive 1956-1960

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.


Percy Kahn
Mar 17, 2017 • 23 min
Roy Plomley’s castaway is composer Percy Kahn. Luxury: Tape recorder
Agnes Nicholls
Mar 17, 2017 • 23 min
Roy Plomley’s castaway is soprano Agnes Nicholls. Book: Illustrated dictionary Luxury: Perfume
Hephzibah Menuhin
Mar 17, 2017 • 23 min
Roy Plomley’s castaway is concert pianist Hephzibah Menuhin. Luxury: Chinese language course
Liberace
Mar 17, 2017 • 22 min
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
Roy Plomley
Mar 17, 2017 • 26 min
Eamonn Andrews’s castaway is broadcaster Roy Plomley. Book: Who’s Who in the Theatre Luxury: Desk with a typewriter and paper
Bebe Daniels
Mar 17, 2017 • 19 min
Roy Plomley’s castaway is actress Bebe Daniels. Luxury: Typewriter and paper
Charles Mackerras
Mar 17, 2017 • 27 min
Roy Plomley’s castaway is conductor Charles MacKerras. Book: Foreign translation of a long English novel Luxury: Wine
Ben Lyon
Mar 17, 2017 • 19 min
Roy Plomley’s castaway is comedian Ben Lyon. Luxury: Film projector and films of family
Cliff Richard
Mar 17, 2017 • 20 min
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 intention to embark on his next movie role - a more…
Bransby Williams
Mar 17, 2017 • 25 min
Roy Plomley’s castaway is actor Bransby Williams. Luxury: Paper and pencils
George Thalben-Ball
Mar 17, 2017 • 23 min
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