Desert Island Discs

BBC Radio 4

Society & Culture, Personal Journals

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Society & Culture 138
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


Naomi Jacob

June 9th, 1958

Episode 1 of 591 episodes

Roy Plomley's castaway is novelist and biographer Naomi Jacob. Luxury: Soap

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