18 episodes

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

Desert Island Discs: Archive 1966-1970 BBC

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

    Quentin Poole

    Quentin Poole

    Roy Plomley's castaway is head chorister Quentin Poole.

    Favourite track: Mariner Man by William Walton
    Book: Novels by Agatha Christie
    Luxury: Flute and music

    • 21 min
    Isidore Godfrey

    Isidore Godfrey

    Roy Plomley's castaway is conductor Isidore Godfrey.

    Favourite track: Symphony in D Minor by César Franck
    Book: The scores of the symphonies by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    Luxury: Piano

    • 23 min
    Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

    Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

    Roy Plomley's castaway is field marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein.



    Favourite track: Sei Nicht Bos (from Der Obersteiger) by Carl Zeller

    Book: The History of Warfare by Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

    Luxury: Piano

    • 26 min
    Raymond Mays

    Raymond Mays

    Roy Plomley's castaway is car designer and former racer Raymond Mays.

    Favourite track: Love Will Find a Way by Jose Collins
    Book: Gaiety, Theatre of Enchantment by W MacQueen-Pope
    Luxury: Umbrella

    • 21 min
    Henry Williamson

    Henry Williamson

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Henry Williamson.

    Favourite track: Tristan und Isolde (Act 3) by Richard Wagner
    Book: The Story of My Heart by Richard Jefferies
    Luxury: Cor anglais

    • 22 min
    Peter Pears

    Peter Pears

    Roy Plomley's castaway is tenor Peter Pears.

    Favourite track: Moonlight (from Peter Grimes) by Benjamin Britten
    Book: Tropical Plants and Their Cultivation by Louis Bruggeman
    Luxury: Bed

    • 26 min

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