Desert Island Discs

BBC Radio 4

Society & Culture, Personal Journals

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Society & Culture 148
Personal Journals 24

Desert Island Discs was created by Roy Plomley in 1942, and the format is simple: a guest is invited by Kirsty Young to choose the eight records they would take with them to a desert island


DID: Professor Peter Piot

January 25th, 2015

Episode 481 of 567 episodes

Professor Peter Piot, microbiologist and Director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.