Desert Island Discs

BBC Radio 4

Society & Culture, Personal Journals

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Personal Journals 31
Society & Culture 198

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


Jacqueline Du Pre

March 19th, 1977

Episode 7 of 602 episodes

Roy Plomley's castaway is cellist Jacqueline Du Pré. Favourite track: Piano Quintet In A Major by Franz Schubert Book: Thesaurus by Roget Luxury: Pencils and paper

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