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R3Arts: Proms Plus Literary - Desert Island 03 Sep 12

September 4th, 2012

Episode 188 of 1341 episodes

Which literary works make the most entries into celebrity choices on Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs? Mariella Frostrup is joined by Sir Tim Rice and writer and broadcaster Kevin Jackson to explore the regular favourites and unexpected misses, the literary classics that 70 years of the great and the good can’t live without - and reveal some surprise choices. Actress and Desert Island Castaway Harriet Walter reads some of the desert island book choices.

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