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Desert Island Discs: 70 Years of Castaways Desert Island Discs celebrated its th birthday inSince the program s deviser Roy Plomley interviewed comedian Vic Oliver in January , nearly , distinguished people from all walks of life have been stranded on the mythical island, accompanied by only eight records, one book, and a luxury Here the story of one of BBC Radios favourite programs is chronicled through a special selection of castaways Roy Plomley, inventor of the program as well as its presenter for thanyears, quizzes the young Cliff Richard about these rather frenzied movements the s pop sensation makes on the stage Robert Maxwell tells Plomley s successor Michael Parkinson that I will have left the world a slightly better place by having lived in it Diana Mosley assures Sue Lawley that Adolf Hitler was extraordinarily fascinating and had mesmeric blue eyes And Johnny Vegas tugs Kirsty Young s heartstrings with his account of a childhood so impoverished that family pets were fair game My dad had always claimed that rabbits were livestock, but we d never eaten one before Desert Island Discs is much than a radio program It is a unique and enduringly popular take on our lives and times and this extensively illustrated book tells in rich detail the colorful and absorbing story of an extraordinary institution


About the Author: Sean Magee

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10 thoughts on “Desert Island Discs: 70 Years of Castaways

  1. says:

    This book is full of information regarding the artists who have given their choice of music Definately a must, and worth the money Ideal present for a music lover.


  2. says:

    I like listening to Desert Island Discs on BBC Radio 4 and I am a sucker for shiny new books no one else has taken out yet at the library But sadly I found this retrospective written by Sean Magee rather than someone who had been directly involved in making the programm


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