Desert Island Discs Archive: 2005-2011

Desert Island Discs Archive: 2005-2011

Castaways choose eight records, a book and a luxury to take with them to the mythical desert island. Full listings can be found on the Desert Island Discs website. Archive episodes are broadcast on Radio 4 Extra, Wednesdays 10.00 and Sundays 10.00

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  • 15 Aug 17MB

    DIDA: Kathy Burke

    Kirsty Young's castaway is actor and director Kathy Burke.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 08 Aug 16MB

    DIDA: Lord David Cobbold

    Kirsty Young's castaway is Lord David Cobbold, founder of the Knebworth rock festivals.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 01 Aug 17MB

    DIDA: Jimmy Mulville

    Kirsty Young's castaway is Jimmy Mulville.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 25 Jul 17MB

    DIDA: Lynn Barber

    Kirsty Young's castaway is the interviewer Lynn Barber.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 18 Jul 17MB

    DIDA: Tim Robbins

    Kirsty Young's castaway is the Oscar-winning actor and director Tim Robbins.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 11 Jul 18MB

    DIDA: Dr Gwen Adshead

    Kirsty Young's castaway is consultant forensic psychotherapist Dr Gwen Adshead.

    Duration: 39 mins

  • 04 Jul 19MB

    DIDA: Dame Fanny Waterman

    Kirsty Young's castaway is Dame Fanny Waterman.

    Duration: 40 mins

  • 27 Jun 17MB

    DIDA: Tony Adams

    Kirsty Young's castaway is the former England and Arsenal football captain Tony Adams.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 20 Jun 18MB

    DIDA: Lewis Gilbert

    Kirsty Young's castaway is the film director Lewis Gilbert.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 13 Jun 17MB

    DIDA: Frank Skinner

    Kirsty Young's castaway is the comedian Frank Skinner.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 30 May 18MB

    DIDA: Gyorgy Pauk

    Kirsty Young's castaway is the violinist Gyorgy Pauk.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 23 May 18MB

    DIDA: Dame Stephanie Shirley

    Kirsty Young's castaway is entrepreneur Dame Stephanie Shirley.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 16 May 16MB

    DIDA: Rob Brydon

    Kirsty Young's castaway is comedian and actor Rob Brydon.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 09 May 17MB

    DIDA: Fay Weldon

    Kirsty Young's castaway is writer Fay Weldon.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 28 Mar 18MB

    DIDA: Emma Thompson

    Kirsty Young's castaway is actress and writer Emma Thompson.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 21 Mar 17MB

    DIDA: Frank Cottrell-Boyce

    Kirsty Young's castaway is the writer Frank Cottrell-Boyce.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 14 Mar 17MB

    DIDA: Duncan Bannatyne

    Kirsty Young's castaway is entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 07 Mar 17MB

    DIDA: Maggie Aderin-Pocock

    Kirsty Young's castaway is space scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 28 Feb 18MB

    DIDA: June Spencer

    Kirsty Young's castaway is actress June Spencer.

    Duration: 39 mins

  • 21 Feb 17MB

    DIDA: Sir Clive Woodward

    Kirsty Young's castaway is former England rugby coach Sir Clive Woodward.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 14 Feb 16MB

    DIDA: Professor Jim Al-Khalili

    Kirsty Young's castaway is the physicist Professor Jim Al-Khalili.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 07 Feb 16MB

    DIDA: Gok Wan

    Kirsty Young's castaway is the stylist Gok Wan.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 31 Jan 17MB

    DIDA: Mary Beard

    Kirsty Young's castaway is the Cambridge Professor of Classics, Mary Beard.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 24 Jan 16MB

    DIDA: Frank Warren

    Kirsty Young's castaway is the boxing promoter Frank Warren.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 17 Jan 18MB

    DIDA: James Ellroy

    Kirsty Young's castaway is American crime writer James Ellroy.

    Duration: 40 mins

  • 10 Jan 17MB

    DIDA: Mary Portas

    Kirsty Young's castaway is the retail expert Mary Portas.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 03 Jan 18MB

    DIDA: John Copley

    Kirsty Young's castaway is opera director John Copley.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 27 Dec 16MB

    DIDA: David Tennant

    Kirsty Young's castaway is the actor David Tennant.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 20 Dec 17MB

    DIDA: Sir Michael Caine

    Kirsty Young's castaway is Sir Michael Caine.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 13 Dec 18MB

    DIDA: Lord Sebastian Coe

    Kirsty Young's castaway is Lord Coe, chairman of the 2012 Olympic organising committee.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 06 Dec 16MB

    DIDA: Baroness Scotland

    Kirsty Young's castaway is the Attorney General, Baroness Scotland.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 29 Nov 15MB

    DIDA: Morrissey

    Kirsty Young's castaway is the singer-songwriter Morrissey.

    Duration: 33 mins

  • 22 Nov 17MB

    DIDA: Sir Stuart Rose

    Kirsty Young's castaway is businessman Sir Stuart Rose.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 15 Nov 17MB

    DIDA: Julia Donaldson

    Kirsty Young's castaway is children's author Julia Donaldson.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 13 Nov 17MB

    DIDA: Anthony Julius

    Kirsty Young's castaway is lawyer and writer Anthony Julius.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 01 Nov 16MB

    DIDA: Jerry Springer

    Kirsty Young's castaway is broadcaster Jerry Springer.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 25 Oct 16MB

    DIDA: Professor Colin Pillinger

    Kirsty Young's castaway is scientist Professor Colin Pillinger.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 18 Oct 18MB

    DIDA: Jan Pienkowski

    Kirsty Young's castaway is illustrator Jan Pienkowski.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 11 Oct 17MB

    DIDA: Steve Coogan

    Kirsty Young's castaway is comedian Steve Coogan.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 04 Oct 16MB

    DIDA: Dame Ellen MacArthur

    Kirsty Young's castaway is yachtswoman Dame Ellen MacArthur.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 27 Sep 17MB

    DIDA: Barry Manilow

    Kirsty Young's castaway is singer-songwriter Barry Manilow.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 16 Aug 18MB

    DIDA: Roberto Alagna

    Kirsty Young's castaway is opera singer Roberto Alagna.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 09 Aug 17MB

    DIDA: Joan Bakewell

    Kirsty Young's castaway is broadcaster Dame Joan Bakewell.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 02 Aug 16MB

    DIDA: Nicky Haslam

    Kirsty Young's castaway is interior designer Nicky Haslam.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 26 Jul 16MB

    DIDA: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

    Kirsty Young's castaway is chef and writer Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 19 Jul 17MB

    DIDA: David Mitchell

    Kirsty Young's castaway is comedian David Mitchell.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 12 Jul 17MB

    DIDA: Professor Hugh Pennington

    Kirsty Young's castaway is bacteriologist Professor Hugh Pennington.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 05 Jul 17MB

    DIDA: Harvey Goldsmith

    Kirsty Young's castaway is musical impresario Harvey Goldsmith.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 28 Jun 16MB

    DIDA: Arlene Phillips

    Kirsty Young's castaway is dancer and choreographer Arlene Phillips.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 21 Jun 17MB

    DIDA: Martin Shaw

    Kirsty Young's castaway is actor Martin Shaw.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 14 Jun 17MB

    DIDA: Lord Healey

    Kirsty Young's castaway is former Chancellor of the Exchequer Lord Healey.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 07 Jun 16MB

    DIDA: Piers Morgan

    Kirsty Young's castaway is journalist and broadcaster Piers Morgan.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 31 May 18MB

    DIDA: Countess Of Cranbrook

    Kirsty Young's castaway is campaigner Caroline, Countess Of Cranbrook.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 24 May 17MB

    DIDA: Barry Humphries

    Kirsty Young's castaway is comedian Barry Humphries.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 17 May 17MB

    DIDA: Peter Sallis

    Kirsty Young invites actor Peter Sallis to choose eight records.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 10 May 16MB

    DIDA: Whoopi Goldberg

    Kirsty Young invites Whoopi Goldberg to choose eight records.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 29 Mar 17MB

    DIDA: Sebastian Faulks

    Kirsty Young invites writer Sebastian Faulks to choose eight records.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 22 Mar 17MB

    DIDA: Athene Donald

    Kirsty Young's castaway is scientist Athene Donald.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 15 Mar 16MB

    DIDA: Baaba Maal

    Kirsty Young's castaway is musician Baaba Maal.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 08 Mar 17MB

    DIDA: Richard Madeley

    Kirsty Young's castaway is broadcaster Richard Madeley.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 01 Mar 16MB

    DIDA: Lord Brian Rix

    Kirsty Young's castaway is actor and campaigner Lord Brian Rix.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 22 Feb 16MB

    DIDA: David Walliams

    Kirsty Young's castaway is comedian David Walliams.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 15 Feb 17MB

    DIDA: Dame Kay Davies

    Kirsty Young's castaway is geneticist Professor Dame Kay Davies.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 08 Feb 17MB

    DIDA: David Suchet

    Kirsty Young's castaway is actor David Suchet.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 01 Feb 17MB

    DIDA: Thomas Quasthoff

    Kirsty Young's castaway is bass-baritone singer Thomas Quasthoff.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 25 Jan 17MB

    DIDA: Alan Sillitoe

    Kirsty Young's castaway is writer Alan Sillitoe.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 18 Jan 17MB

    DIDA: Vincent Cable

    Kirsty Young's castaway is politician Vincent Cable MP.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 11 Jan 17MB

    DIDA: Ruth Padel

    Kirsty Young's castaway is poet Ruth Padel.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 04 Jan 17MB

    DIDA: Simon Murray

    Kirsty Young's castaway is businessman and explorer Simon Murray.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 28 Dec 17MB

    DIDA: Baroness Haleh Afshar

    Kirsty Young invites the academic Baroness Haleh Afshar to choose eight records.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 21 Dec 16MB

    DIDA: James Nesbitt

    Kirsty Young's castaway is actor James Nesbitt.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 14 Dec 17MB

    DIDA: Michael Deeley

    Kirsty Young's castaway is film producer Michael Deeley.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 07 Dec 18MB

    DIDA: Marcus Du Sautoy

    Kirsty Young's castaway is academic Marcus Du Sautoy.

    Duration: 39 mins

  • 30 Nov 17MB

    DIDA: Michael Eavis

    Kirsty Young's castaway is the founder of the Glastonbury Festival Michael Eavis.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 23 Nov 18MB

    DIDA: Janet Street-Porter

    Kirsty Young's castaway is broadcaster and journalist Janet Street-Porter.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 16 Nov 17MB

    DIDA: David Davis

    Kirsty Young's castaway is politician David Davis MP.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 14 Nov 16MB

    DIDA: Allan Ahlberg

    Kirsty Young's castaway is writer Allan Ahlberg.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 02 Nov 17MB

    DIDA: Shami Chakrabarti

    Kirsty Young's castaway is Director of Liberty Shami Chakrabarti.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 26 Oct 18MB

    DIDA: Ian Bostridge

    Kirsty Young's castaway is musician and opera singer Ian Bostridge.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 19 Oct 17MB

    DIDA: Randy Newman

    Kirsty Young's castaway is singer-songwriter Randy Newman.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 12 Oct 17MB

    DIDA: Sanjeev Bhaskar

    Kirsty Young's castaway is actor and director Sanjeev Bhaskar.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 05 Oct 16MB

    DIDA: David McVicar

    Kirsty Young's castaway is opera director David McVicar.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 28 Sep 17MB

    DIDA: Miriam Margolyes

    Kirsty Young's castaway is actress Miriam Margolyes.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 17 Aug 16MB

    DIDA: Ruthie Henshall

    Kirsty Young's castaway is West End star Ruthie Henshall.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 10 Aug 18MB

    DIDA: A C Grayling

    Kirsty Young's castaway is academic and philosopher A C Grayling.

    Duration: 39 mins

  • 03 Aug 17MB

    DIDA: Richard Ingrams

    Kirsty Young's castaway is journalist and satirist Richard Ingrams.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 27 Jul 17MB

    DIDA: Lady Antonia Fraser

    Kirsty Young's castaway is writer Lady Antonia Fraser.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 20 Jul 17MB

    DIDA: John Stefanidis

    Kirsty Young's castaway is designer John Stefanidis.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 13 Jul 17MB

    DIDA: Felicity Lott

    Kirsty Young's castaway is soprano Felicity Lott.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 06 Jul 17MB

    DIDA: Antonio Carluccio

    Kirsty Young's castaway is chef Antonio Carluccio.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 29 Jun 17MB

    DIDA: Posy Simmonds

    Kirsty Young's castaway is cartoonist Posy Simmonds.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 22 Jun 17MB

    DIDA: Ara Darzi

    Kirsty Young invites pioneering surgeon Ara Darzi to choose eight records.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 20 Jun 17MB

    DIDA: Peter Carey

    Kirsty Young invites novelist Peter Carey to choose eight records.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 08 Jun 15MB

    DIDA: Bill Bailey

    Kirsty Young's castaway is comedian and musician Bill Bailey.

    Duration: 33 mins

  • 01 Jun 16MB

    DIDA: Lord Woolf

    Kirsty Young's castaway is former Lord Chief Justice Lord Woolf.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 25 May 16MB

    DIDA: Howard Goodall

    Kirsty Young's castaway is composer Howard Goodall.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 18 May 17MB

    DIDA: Diane Abbott

    Kirsty Young's castaway is politician Diane Abbott.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 11 May 17MB

    DIDA: Annie Lennox

    Kirsty Young's castaway is singer Annie Lennox.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 30 Mar 18MB

    DIDA: Penelope Wilton

    Kirsty Young invites actress Penelope Wilton to choose eight records.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 23 Mar 17MB

    DIDA: Stanley McMurtry

    Kirsty Young's castaway is cartoonist Stanley McMurtry.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 16 Mar 17MB

    DIDA: Tariq Ali

    Kirsty Young's castaway is writer Tariq Ali.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 09 Mar 17MB

    DIDA: Liz Smith

    Kirsty Young's castaway is actress Liz Smith.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 02 Mar 17MB

    DIDA: Michael Ball

    Kirsty Young's castaway is singer Michael Ball.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 24 Feb 18MB

    DIDA: David Dimbleby

    Kirsty Young's castaway is broadcaster and journalist David Dimbleby.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 17 Feb 17MB

    DIDA: Martin Evans

    Kirsty Young's castaway is scientist Martin Evans.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 10 Feb 17MB

    DIDA: Oleg Gordievsky

    Kirsty Young's castaway is former spy Oleg Gordievsky.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 03 Feb 16MB

    DIDA: Beryl Bainbridge

    Kirsty Young's castaway is writer Beryl Bainbridge.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 20 Jan 17MB

    DIDA: Rory Stewart

    Kirsty Young's castaway is former diplomat Rory Stewart.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 13 Jan 18MB

    DIDA: Simon Rattle

    Kirsty Young's castaway is conductor Simon Rattle.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 06 Jan 17MB

    DIDA: John Humphrys

    Kirsty Young's castaway is broadcaster and journalist John Humphrys.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 30 Dec 16MB

    DIDA: Karren Brady

    Kirsty Young's castaway is businesswoman Karren Brady.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 23 Dec 17MB

    DIDA: Victoria Wood

    Kirsty Young's castaway is comedian Victoria Wood.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 16 Dec 17MB

    DIDA: Paul Weller

    Kirsty Young's castaway is musician Paul Weller.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 09 Dec 17MB

    DIDA: Alec Jeffreys

    Kirsty Young's castaway is geneticist Alec Jeffreys.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 02 Dec 17MB

    DIDA: Steven Isserlis

    Kirsty Young's castaway is cellist Steven Isserlis.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 25 Nov 16MB

    DIDA: Armistead Maupin

    Kirsty Young's castaway is writer Armistead Maupin.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 18 Nov 18MB

    DIDA: Eliza Manningham-Buller

    Kirsty Young's castaway is former head of MI5 Eliza Manningham-Buller.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 16 Nov 17MB

    DIDA: Jung Chang

    Kirsty Young's castaway is writer Jung Chang.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 04 Nov 18MB

    DIDA: Nicholas Parsons

    Kirsty Young's castaway is broadcaster Nicholas Parsons.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 28 Oct 17MB

    DIDA: Lord Joffe

    Kirsty Young's castaway is Nelson Mandela's former lawyer Lord Joffe.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 21 Oct 17MB

    DIDA: Ronnie Corbett

    Kirsty Young's castaway is comedian Ronnie Corbett.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 14 Oct 17MB

    DIDA: Jill Balcon

    Kirsty Young's castaway is actress Jill Balcon.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 07 Oct 16MB

    DIDA: Alan Johnson

    Kirsty Young's castaway is Health Secretary Alan Johnson.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 30 Sep 17MB

    DIDA: George Michael

    Kirsty Young's castaway is singer George Michael.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 19 Aug 18MB

    DIDA: Vladimir Jurowski

    Kirsty Young's castaway is conductor Vladimir Jurowski.

    Duration: 39 mins

  • 12 Aug 16MB

    DIDA: Felix Dennis

    Kirsty Young's castaway is publisher Felix Dennis.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 05 Aug 17MB

    DIDA: Andrew Davies

    Kirsty Young's castaway is screenwriter Andrew Davies.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 29 Jul 18MB

    DIDA: Nicola Horlick

    Kirsty Young's castaway is businesswoman Nicola Horlick.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 22 Jul 17MB

    DIDA: Thomas Keneally

    Kirsty Young's castaway is writer Thomas Keneally.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 15 Jul 18MB

    DIDA: Oliver Postgate

    Kirsty Young's castaway is animator Oliver Postgate.

    Duration: 39 mins

  • 08 Jul 18MB

    DIDA: Simon Russell Beale

    Kirsty Young's castaway is actor Simon Russell Beale.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 01 Jul 16MB

    DIDA: Wangari Maathai

    Kirsty Young's castaway is campaigner Wangari Maathai.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 24 Jun 16MB

    DIDA: Ricky Gervais

    Kirsty Young's castaway is comedian Ricky Gervais.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 17 Jun 16MB

    DIDA: Christy Moore

    Kirsty Young's castaway is singer-songwriter Christy Moore.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 10 Jun 17MB

    DIDA: Yoko Ono

    Kirsty Young's castaway is artist .

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 03 Jun 18MB

    DIDA: Tom Blundell

    Kirsty Young's castaway is scientist Tom Blundell.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 27 May 16MB

    DIDA: Paul McKenna

    Kirsty Young's castaway is hypnotist Paul McKenna.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 20 May 16MB

    DIDA: Greg Dyke

    Kirsty Young's castaway is former Director General of the BBC Greg Dyke.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 13 May 17MB

    DIDA: Joanna Lumley

    Kirsty Young's castaway is actress Joanna Lumley.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 01 Apr 17MB

    DIDA: Ben Helfgott

    Kirsty Young's castaway is campaigner Ben Helfgott.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 25 Mar 17MB

    DIDA: Professor Raymond Tallis

    Kirsty Young's castaway is writer and poet Professor Raymond Tallis.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 18 Mar 16MB

    DIDA: Jo Brand

    Kirsty Young's castaway is comedian Jo Brand.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 11 Mar 16MB

    DIDA: Andy Kershaw

    Kirsty Young's castaway is broadcaster Andy Kershaw.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 04 Mar 17MB

    DIDA: J P Donleavy

    Kirsty Young's castaway is writer J P Donleavy.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 25 Feb 17MB

    DIDA: Andrew Neil

    Kirsty Young's castaway is journalist and broadcaster Andrew Neil.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 18 Feb 16MB

    DIDA: Grayson Perry

    Kirsty Young's castaway is potter Grayson Perry.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 11 Feb 16MB

    DIDA: Paul Abbott

    Kirsty Young's castaway is writer Paul Abbott.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 04 Feb 16MB

    DIDA: Neil Tennant

    Kirsty Young's castaway is popstar Neil Tennant.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 28 Jan 17MB

    DIDA: Brian Aldiss

    Kirsty Young's castaway is writer Brian Aldiss.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 21 Jan 16MB

    DIDA: Ann Daniels

    Kirsty Young's castaway is explorer Ann Daniels.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 14 Jan 17MB

    DIDA: Edna O'Brien

    Kirsty Young's castaway is writer Edna O'Brien.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 07 Jan 17MB

    DIDA: Natasha Spender

    Kirsty Young's castaway is pianist Natasha Spender.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 31 Dec 17MB

    DIDA: Anthony Horowitz

    Kirsty Young's castaway is writer Anthony Horowitz.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 24 Dec 16MB

    DIDA: Gloria Hunniford

    Kirsty Young's castaway is broadcaster Gloria Hunniford.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 17 Dec 18MB

    DIDA: Arnold Wesker

    Kirsty Young's castaway is playwright Arnold Wesker.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 10 Dec 17MB

    DIDA: Karl Jenkins

    Kirsty Young's castaway is composer Karl Jenkins.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 03 Dec 18MB

    DIDA: Raymond Gubbay

    Kirsty Young's castaway is musician Raymond Gubbay.

    Duration: 39 mins

  • 26 Nov 17MB

    DIDA: Matt Lucas

    Kirsty Young's castaway is comedian Matt Lucas.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 19 Nov 17MB

    DIDA: Stephen King

    Kirsty Young's castaway is writer Stephen King.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 17 Nov 17MB

    DIDA: Lord Stevens

    Kirsty Young's castaway is former head of the Metropolitan Police Lord Stevens.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 05 Nov 17MB

    DIDA: Humphrey Lyttelton

    Kirsty Young's castaway is jazz trumpeter Humphrey Lyttelton.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 29 Oct 17MB

    DIDA: Heston Blumenthal

    Kirsty Young's castaway is chef and broadcaster Heston Blumenthal.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 22 Oct 18MB

    DIDA: Camila Batmanghelidjh

    Kirsty Young's castaway is campaigner Camila Batmanghelidjh.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 15 Oct 18MB

    DIDA: Robert Fisk

    Kirsty Young's castaway is journalist Robert Fisk.

    Duration: 39 mins

  • 08 Oct 16MB

    DIDA: Jane Horrocks

    Kirsty Young's castaway is actress Jane Horrocks.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 01 Oct 17MB

    DIDA: Quentin Blake

    Kirsty Young's castaway is illustrator Quentin Blake.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 27 Aug 17MB

    DIDA: Dame Joan Plowright

    Sue Lawley's castaway is actress Dame Joan Plowright.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 20 Aug 17MB

    DIDA: A A Gill

    Sue Lawley's castaway is columnist A A Gill.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 13 Aug 16MB

    DIDA: Simon Cowell

    Sue Lawley's castaway is businessman and broadcaster Simon Cowell.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 06 Aug 16MB

    DIDA: Michael Rosen

    Sue Lawley's castaway is writer and poet Michael Rosen.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 30 Jul 17MB

    DIDA: David Edgar

    Sue Lawley's castaway is playwright David Edgar.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 23 Jul 17MB

    DIDA: Dr Hanna Segal

    Sue Lawley's castaway is psychoanalyst Dr Hanna Segal.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 16 Jul 16MB

    DIDA: Ian Rankin

    Sue Lawley's castaway is writer Ian Rankin.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 09 Jul 17MB

    DIDA: Monty Don

    Sue Lawley's castaway is horticulturalist and broadcaster Monty Don.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 02 Jul 17MB

    DIDA: Lord Browne

    Sue Lawley's castaway is Chief Executive of BP Lord Browne.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 18 Jun 17MB

    DIDA: Peter Mansfield

    Sue Lawley's castaway is physicist Peter Mansfield.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 11 Jun 16MB

    DIDA: George Davies

    Sue Lawley's castaway is businessman and designer George Davies.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 04 Jun 17MB

    DIDA: Armando Iannucci

    Sue Lawley's castaway is satirist Armando Iannucci.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 28 May 17MB

    DIDA: David Cameron

    Sue Lawley's castaway is leader of the Conservative Party David Cameron.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 21 May 16MB

    DIDA: Sir Digby Jones

    Sue Lawley's castaway is Director-General of the CBI Sir Digby Jones.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 14 May 17MB

    DIDA: Darcey Bussell

    Sue Lawley's castaway is ballerina Darcey Bussell.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 07 May 19MB

    DIDA: Daniel Barenboim

    Sue Lawley's castaway is conductor Daniel Barenboim.

    Duration: 41 mins

  • 12 Mar 18MB

    DIDA: Terence Stamp

    Sue Lawley's castaway is actor Terence Stamp.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 05 Mar 16MB

    DIDA: Jack Higgins

    Sue Lawley's castaway is writer Jack Higgins.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 26 Feb 16MB

    DIDA: Rachel Whiteread

    Sue Lawley's castaway is artist Rachel Whiteread.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 19 Feb 17MB

    DIDA: Frederic Raphael

    Sue Lawley's castaway is screenwriter Frederic Raphael.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 12 Feb 17MB

    DIDA: Karen Armstrong

    Sue Lawley's castaway is writer Karen Armstrong.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 05 Feb 16MB

    DIDA: Jeremy Irons

    Sue Lawley's castaway is actor Jeremy Irons.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 29 Jan 18MB

    DIDA: Baroness Shirley Williams

    Sue Lawley's castaway is politician Baroness Shirley Williams.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 22 Jan 17MB

    DIDA: John Sutherland

    Sue Lawley's castaway is writer and academic John Sutherland.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 15 Jan 17MB

    DIDA: Frankie Dettori

    Sue Lawley's castaway is jockey Frankie Dettori.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 08 Jan 17MB

    DIDA: Richard Griffiths

    Sue Lawley's castaway is actor Richard Griffiths.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 01 Jan 16MB

    DIDA: Dame Kelly Holmes

    Sue Lawley's castaway is athlete Kelly Holmes.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 25 Dec 17MB

    DIDA: John Rutter

    Sue Lawley's castaway is composer John Rutter.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 18 Dec 17MB

    DIDA: Maggi Hambling

    Sue Lawley's castaway is artist Maggi Hambling.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 11 Dec 18MB

    DIDA: David Hope

    Sue Lawley's castaway is former Archbishop of York David Hope.

    Duration: 39 mins

  • 04 Dec 17MB

    DIDA: Colin Firth

    Sue Lawley's castaway is actor Colin Firth.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 27 Nov 17MB

    DIDA: David Frost

    Sue Lawley's castaway is broadcaster David Frost.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 20 Nov 18MB

    DIDA: Mary Midgley

    Sue Lawley's castaway is philosopher Mary Midgley.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 18 Nov 17MB

    DIDA: Renée Fleming

    Sue Lawley's castaway is soprano Renée Fleming.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 06 Nov 17MB

    DIDA: Chris Evans

    Sue Lawley's castaway is broadcaster Chris Evans.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 30 Oct 18MB

    DIDA: Boris Johnson

    Sue Lawley's castaway is politician and journalist Boris Johnson.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 23 Oct 16MB

    DIDA: Mario Testino

    Sue Lawley's castaway is photographer Mario Testino.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 16 Oct 16MB

    DIDA: Jacqueline Wilson

    Sue Lawley's castaway is children's laureate Jacqueline Wilson.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 09 Oct 16MB

    DIDA: Michael Winner

    Sue Lawley's castaway is film director Michael Winner.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 02 Oct 17MB

    DIDA: Frank Gardner

    Sue Lawley's castaway is BBC Security correspondent Frank Gardner.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 25 Sep 16MB

    DIDA: Julian Clary

    Sue Lawley's castaway is comedian Julian Clary.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 18 Sep 16MB

    DIDA: Brenda Blethyn

    Sue Lawley's castaway is actress Brenda Blethyn.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 10 Jul 21MB

    DIDA: Ronald Searle

    Sue Lawley's castaway is satirist Ronald Searle.

    Duration: 46 mins

  • 03 Jul 17MB

    DIDA: Paulo Coelho

    Sue Lawley's castaway is writer Paulo Coelho.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 26 Jun 18MB

    DIDA: Ruby Wax

    Sue Lawley's castaway is broadcaster and comedian Ruby Wax.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 19 Jun 16MB

    DIDA: Alexander McCall Smith

    Sue Lawley's castaway is writer Sue Lawley's castaway is writer Alexander McCall Smith.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 12 Jun 17MB

    DIDA: Betsy Blair

    Sue Lawley's castaway is actress Betsy Blair.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 05 Jun 16MB

    DIDA: Nigel Slater

    Sue Lawley's castaway is cookery writer Nigel Slater.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 29 May 16MB

    DIDA: Satish Kumar

    Sue Lawley's castaway is campaigner Satish Kumar.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 22 May 17MB

    DIDA: Sir David King

    Sue Lawley's castaway is Chief Scientific Adviser Sir David King.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 15 May 16MB

    DIDA: Imelda Staunton

    Sue Lawley's castaway is actress Imelda Staunton.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 08 May 16MB

    DIDA: Josephine Cox

    Sue Lawley's castaway is novelist Josephine Cox.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 01 May 17MB

    DIDA: Katharine Whitehorn

    Sue Lawley's castaway is journalist Katharine Whitehorn.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 24 Apr 16MB

    DIDA: Jarvis Cocker

    Sue Lawley's castaway is musician Jarvis Cocker.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 17 Apr 17MB

    DIDA: Patrick Stewart

    Sue Lawley's castaway is actor Patrick Stewart.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 10 Apr 17MB

    DIDA: Philippe Petit

    Sue Lawley's castaway is acrobat Philippe Petit.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 03 Apr 17MB

    DIDA: Lorin Maazel

    Sue Lawley's castaway is Lorin Maazel, director of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 27 Mar 17MB

    DIDA: Yvonne Brewster

    Sue Lawley's castaway is theatre director Yvonne Brewster.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 20 Mar 17MB

    DIDA: Raymond Briggs

    Sue Lawley's castaway is writer and illustrator Raymond Briggs.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 13 Mar 17MB

    DIDA: Stephen Poliakoff

    Sue Lawley's castaway is playwright and director Stephen Poliakoff.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 06 Mar 18MB

    DIDA: Alison Richard

    Sue Lawley's castaway is academic Professor Alison Richard.

    Duration: 39 mins

  • 27 Feb 18MB

    DIDA: Geoffrey Palmer

    Sue Lawley's castaway is actor Geoffrey Palmer.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 06 Feb 18MB

    DIDA: David Starkey

    Sue Lawley's castaway is historian and broadcaster David Starkey.

    Duration: 40 mins

  • 30 Jan 18MB

    DIDA: Peter Maxwell Davies

    Sue Lawley's castaway is composer Sir Peter Maxwell Davies.

    Duration: 39 mins

  • 23 Jan 16MB

    DIDA: Dr Jonathan Miller

    Sue Lawley's castaway is director Dr Jonathan Miller.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 16 Jan 16MB

    DIDA: Sam Taylor-Wood

    Sue Lawley's castaway is artist Sam Taylor-Wood.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 09 Jan 16MB

    DIDA: Andy McNab

    Sue Lawley's castaway is writer Andy McNab.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 02 Jan 17MB

    DIDA: Carlos Acosta

    Sue Lawley's castaway is dancer Carlos Acosta.

    Duration: 38 mins