Desert Island Discs Archive: 1956-1960

Desert Island Discs Archive: 1956-1960

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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  • 10 Dec 10MB

    DIDA60: Cliff Richard

    Originally broadcast Mon 31 Oct 1960. Roy Plomley's castaway is pop singer Cliff Richard. Cliff talks about

    Duration: 21 mins

  • 23 May 11MB

    DIDA: Liberace

    Roy Plomley's castaway is pianist Liberace.

    Duration: 23 mins

  • 26 Oct 11MB

    DIDA: George Thalben-Ball

    Roy Plomley's castaway is organist George Thalben-Ball.

    Duration: 24 mins

  • 24 Aug 13MB

    DIDA: Charles MacKerras

    Roy Plomley's castaway is conductor Charles MacKerras.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 08 Sep 11MB

    DIDA: Percy Kahn

    Roy Plomley's castaway is composer Percy Kahn.

    Duration: 24 mins

  • 17 Feb 9MB

    DIDA: Ben Lyon

    Roy Plomley's castaway is comedian Ben Lyon.

    Duration: 20 mins

  • 04 Nov 12MB

    DIDA: Bransby Williams

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Bransby Williams.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 02 Apr 9MB

    DIDA: Bebe Daniels

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Bebe Daniels.

    Duration: 20 mins