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


Reverend W Awdry

October 19th, 1964

Episode 3 of 602 episodes

Roy Plomley's castaway is the creator of Thomas the Tank Engine Reverend W Awdry. Favourite track: Baal, We Cry to Thee by Felix Mendelssohn Book: Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe Luxury: Writing materials

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