Desert Island Discs Archive: 1961-1965

Desert Island Discs Archive: 1961-1965

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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  • 05 Apr 13MB

    DIDA: George Baker

    Roy Plomley's castaway is baritone George Baker.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 01 Mar 13MB

    DIDA: Arthur Fiedler

    Roy Plomley's castaway is conductor Arthur Fiedler.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 08 Feb 12MB

    DIDA: Owen Brannigan

    Roy Plomley's castaway is bass Owen Brannigan.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 04 Jan 10MB

    DIDA: Marlene Dietrich

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Marlene Dietrich.

    Duration: 20 mins

  • 26 Dec 10MB

    DIDA: Jack de Manio

    Roy Plomley's castaway is broadcaster Jack de Manio.

    Duration: 22 mins

  • 22 Jun 10MB

    DIDA: Kenneth Connor

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Kenneth Connor.

    Duration: 22 mins

  • 23 Dec 11MB

    DIDA: Nicolai Poliakoff

    Roy Plomley's castaway is Coco the Clown - Nicolai Poliakoff.

    Duration: 24 mins

  • 18 Nov 11MB

    DIDA: Gordon Pirie

    Roy Plomley's castaway is athlete Gordon Pirie.

    Duration: 23 mins

  • 12 Aug 11MB

    DIDA: Sir Charles MacLean

    Roy Plomley's castaway is Chief Scout Sir Charles MacLean.

    Duration: 24 mins

  • 22 Jan 12MB

    DIDA: Ken Sykora

    Roy Plomley's castaway is guitarist Ken Sykora.

    Duration: 25 mins

  • 25 Dec 11MB

    DIDA: Gracie Fields

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actress and singer Gracie Fields.

    Duration: 23 mins

  • 06 Nov 11MB

    DIDA: Wee Georgie Wood

    Roy Plomley's castaway is musician Wee Georgie Wood.

    Duration: 22 mins