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Desert Island Discs

BBC Radio 4

Society & Culture, Personal Journals

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Personal Journals 38

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

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William Hartnell

August 23rd, 1965

Episode 4 of 573 episodes

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor William Hartnell. Favourite track: The Spring Song from A King in New York by Charlie Chaplin Book: English Social History by G M Trevelyan Luxury: Cigarettes

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