Desert Island Discs

BBC Radio 4

Society & Culture, Personal Journals

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Personal Journals 34

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


Joss Ackland

June 26th, 1982

Episode 9 of 566 episodes

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Joss Ackland. Favourite track: Bailero by Victoria de los Angeles Book: Dictionary Luxury: Video player with cassettes of old movies