Desert Island Discs Archive: 1976-1980

Desert Island Discs Archive: 1976-1980

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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  • 27 Dec 16MB

    DIDA: Placido Domingo

    Roy Plomley's castaway is tenor Placido Domingo.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 20 Dec 16MB

    DIDA: Arthur Askey

    Roy Plomley's castaway is comedian Arthur Askey.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 13 Dec 16MB

    DIDA: Neville Marriner

    Roy Plomley's castaway is conductor Neville Marriner.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 06 Dec 15MB

    DIDA: Jose Carreras

    Roy Plomley's castaway is tenor Jose Carreras.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 22 Nov 16MB

    DIDA: Tom Conti

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Tom Conti.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 08 Nov 16MB

    DIDA: Mark Elder

    Roy Plomley's castaway is musical director of the English National Opera Mark Elder.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 01 Nov 17MB

    DID: Derek Tangye

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Derek Tangye.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 25 Oct 19MB

    DIDA: Catherine Gaskin

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Catherine Gaskin.

    Duration: 41 mins

  • 18 Oct 15MB

    DIDA: Brian Glover

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor and playwright Brian Glover.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 11 Oct 16MB

    DIDA: Sir John Tooley

    Roy Plomley's castaway is Royal Opera House General Administrator Sir John Tooley.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 04 Oct 17MB

    DIDA: Ronald Lockley

    Roy Plomley's castaway is naturalist and writer Ronald Lockley.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 27 Sep 18MB

    DIDA: Andrea Newman

    Roy Plomley's castaway is novelist and TV writer Andrea Newman.

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 20 Sep 16MB

    DIDA: Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger

    Roy Plomley's castaways are producers Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 06 Sep 17MB

    DIDA: Earl Of Snowdon

    Roy Plomley's castaway is photographer Antony Armstrong-Jones, The Earl Of Snowdon.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 30 Aug 16MB

    DIDA: Renata Scotto

    Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Renata Scotto.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 23 Aug 17MB

    DIDA: Tristan Jones

    Roy Plomley's castaway is sailor and writer Tristan Jones.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 16 Aug 15MB

    DIDA: Stephen Sondheim

    Roy Plomley's castaway is composer Stephen Sondheim.

    Duration: 33 mins

  • 09 Aug 15MB

    DIDA: William Trevor

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer William Trevor.

    Duration: 33 mins

  • 02 Aug 21MB

    DIDA: Gregory Peck

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Gregory Peck.

    Duration: 44 mins

  • 26 Jul 15MB

    DIDA: David Scott Blackhall

    Roy Plomley's castaway is broadcaster David Scott Blackhall.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 12 Jul 14MB

    DIDA: Tom Lehrer

    Roy Plomley's castaway is composer Tom Lehrer.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 05 Jul 16MB

    DIDA: V S Naipaul

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer V S Naipaul.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 28 Jun 15MB

    DIDA: Barbara Woodhouse

    Roy Plomley's castaway is dog trainer Barbara Woodhouse.

    Duration: 33 mins

  • 21 Jun 16MB

    DIDA: General Sir John Hackett

    Roy Plomley's castaway is soldier and writer General Sir John Hackett.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 14 Jun 19MB

    DIDA: Clive James

    Roy Plomley's castaway is broadcaster and writer Clive James.

    Duration: 40 mins

  • 24 May 16MB

    DIDA: Earl Hines

    Roy Plomley's castaway is jazz pianist Earl Hines.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 17 May 16MB

    DIDA: Rt Hon Lord Denning

    Roy Plomley's castaway is Master of the Rolls The Rt Hon Lord Alfred Denning.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 10 May 15MB

    DIDA: Natalie Wood

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Natalie Wood.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 03 May 17MB

    DIDA: Lindsay Anderson

    Roy Plomley's castaway is director Lindsay Anderson.

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 19 Apr 18MB

    DIDA: Erich Segal

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Erich Segal.

    Duration: 39 mins

  • 12 Apr 16MB

    DIDA: Leonard Rossiter

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Leonard Rossiter.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 05 Apr 17MB

    DIDA: Catherine Bramwell-Booth

    Roy Plomley's castaway is Catherine Bramwell-Booth, Salvation Army Commissioner.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 15 Mar 16MB

    DIDA: Geoffrey Household

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Geoffrey Household.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 08 Mar 15MB

    DIDA: Kiri Te Kanawa

    Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Kiri Te Kanawa.

    Duration: 33 mins

  • 23 Feb 16MB

    DIDA: Fay Weldon

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Fay Weldon.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 16 Feb 17MB

    DIDA: Timothy West

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Timothy West.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 09 Feb 16MB

    DIDA: Claudio Abbado

    Roy Plomley's castaway is conductor Claudio Abbado.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 02 Feb 16MB

    DIDA: Otto Preminger

    Roy Plomley's castaway is producer Otto Preminger.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 26 Jan 16MB

    DIDA: Sir Cecil Beaton

    Roy Plomley's castaway is Sir Cecil Beaton-photographer and designer.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 19 Jan 14MB

    DIDA: Dizzy Gillespie

    Roy Plomley's castaway is jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 12 Jan 16MB

    DIDA: Sir Peter Parker

    Roy Plomley's castaway is chairman of British Rail Sir Peter Parker.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 05 Jan 14MB

    DIDA: Reginald Goodall

    Roy Plomley's castaway is conductor Reginald Goodall.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 22 Dec 15MB

    DIDA: Sir Osbert Lancaster

    Roy Plomley's castaway is cartoonist Sir Osbert Lancaster.

    Duration: 33 mins

  • 15 Dec 15MB

    DIDA: Norman Mailer

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Norman Mailer.

    Duration: 32 mins

  • 08 Dec 15MB

    DIDA: Elisabeth Soderstrom

    Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Elisabeth Soderstrom.

    Duration: 33 mins

  • 01 Dec 15MB

    DIDA: Charles Causley

    Roy Plomley's castaway is poet Charles Causley.

    Duration: 32 mins

  • 24 Nov 16MB

    DIDA: Peter Shaffer

    Roy Plomley's castaway is playwright Peter Shaffer.

    Duration: 33 mins

  • 17 Nov 15MB

    DIDA: Michael Palin

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor and writer Michael Palin.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 10 Nov 14MB

    DIDA: Marti Caine

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actress and musician Marti Caine.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 03 Nov 15MB

    DIDA: Sian Phillips

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Sian Phillips.

    Duration: 32 mins

  • 27 Oct 16MB

    DIDA: Roald Dahl

    Roy Plomley's castaway is children's writer Roald Dahl.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 20 Oct 15MB

    DIDA: Rex Harrison

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Rex Harrison.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 13 Oct 15MB

    DIDA: Josephine Barstow

    Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Josephine Barstow.

    Duration: 32 mins

  • 06 Oct 16MB

    DIDA: Wilfred Thesiger

    Roy Plomley's castaway is explorer Wilfred Thesiger.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 11 Sep 14MB

    DIDA: June Mendoza

    Roy Plomley's castaway is portrait painter June Mendoza.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 04 Sep 14MB

    DIDA: Peter Barkworth

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Peter Barkworth.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 25 Aug 14MB

    DIDA: Barry Norman

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer and broadcaster Barry Norman.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 18 Aug 15MB

    DIDA: Boris Christoff

    Roy Plomley's castaway is opera singer Boris Christoff.

    Duration: 32 mins

  • 11 Aug 14MB

    DIDA: Countess Elizabeth Longford

    Roy Plomley's castaway is historian Countess Elizabeth Longford.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 04 Aug 14MB

    DIDA: Sir Ralph Richardson

    Sir Ralph Richardson talks to Roy Plomley about his early life in an insurance office, about some of the many films and

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 28 Jul 14MB

    DIDA: Dame Moura Lympany

    Roy Plomley's castaway is pianist Dame Moura Lympany.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 21 Jul 13MB

    DIDA: Dick Clements and Ian La Frenais

    Roy Plomley's castaways are scriptwriters Dick Clements and Ian La Frenais.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 14 Jul 14MB

    DIDA: C Northcote Parkinson

    Roy Plomley's castaway is historian C Northcote Parkinson.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 07 Jul 14MB

    DIDA: Glen Tetley

    Roy Plomley's castaway is choreographer Glen Tetley.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 30 Jun 15MB

    DIDA: Tito Gobbi

    Roy Plomley's castaway is baritone Tito Gobbi.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 23 Jun 13MB

    DIDA: Ed McBain

    Roy Plomley's castaway is the writer Ed McBain.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 16 Jun 14MB

    DIDA: Irene Thomas

    Roy Plomley's castaway is former Brain Of Britain and radio personality Irene Thomas.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 09 Jun 13MB

    DIDA: Ian Carmichael

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Ian Carmichael.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 02 Jun 14MB

    DIDA: Sir Robert Mayer

    Roy Plomley's castaway is patron of music Sir Robert Mayer.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 26 May 14MB

    DIDA: Jack Brymer

    Roy Plomley's castaway is clarinettist Jack Brymer.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 19 May 13MB

    DIDA: Alec McCowen

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Alec McCowen.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 12 May 16MB

    DIDA: Peter Blake

    Roy Plomley's castaway is artist Peter Blake.

    Duration: 33 mins

  • 05 May 15MB

    DIDA: James Cameron

    Roy Plomley's castaway is journalist James Cameron.

    Duration: 32 mins

  • 28 Apr 13MB

    DIDA: Edward Fox

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Edward Fox.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 21 Apr 15MB

    DIDA: Patricia Highsmith

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Patricia Highsmith.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 14 Apr 15MB

    DIDA: Sir Edmund Hillary

    Roy Plomley's castaway is mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary.

    Duration: 33 mins

  • 07 Apr 15MB

    DIDA: Sir Adrian Boult

    Roy Plomley's castaway is conductor Sir Adrian Boult.

    Duration: 32 mins

  • 31 Mar 17MB

    DIDA: Burl Ives

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Burl Ives.

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 24 Mar 13MB

    DIDA: Ray Reardon

    Roy Plomley's castaway is snooker champion Ray Reardon.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 17 Mar 14MB

    DIDA: Ileana Cotrubas

    Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Ileana Cotrubas.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 10 Mar 15MB

    DIDA: David Attenborough

    Roy Plomley's castaway is zoologist David Attenborough.

    Duration: 32 mins

  • 03 Mar 13MB

    DIDA: Lauren Bacall

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Lauren Bacall.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 24 Feb 16MB

    DIDA: Nana Mouskouri

    Roy Plomley's castaway is singer Nana Mouskouri.

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 20 Feb 15MB

    DIDA: Sir Arthur Bryant

    Roy Plomley's castaway is historian Sir Arthur Bryant.

    Duration: 32 mins

  • 13 Feb 15MB

    DIDA: Norris McWhirter

    Roy Plomley's castaway is Editor of the Guinness Book of Records Norris McWhirter.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 03 Feb 15MB

    DIDA: Robert Stephens

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Robert Stephens.

    Duration: 32 mins

  • 30 Jan 15MB

    DIDA: Benjamin Luxon

    Roy Plomley's castaway is baritone Benjamin Luxon.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 23 Jan 13MB

    DIDA: Elia Kazan

    Roy Plomley's castaway is director Elia Kazan.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 16 Jan 13MB

    DIDA: Allan Prior

    Roy Plomley's castaway is novelist and scriptwriter Allan Prior.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 09 Jan 14MB

    DIDA: Robert Powell

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Robert Powell.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 30 Dec 14MB

    DIDA: Norman Parkinson

    Roy Plomley's castaway is photographer Norman Parkinson.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 23 Dec 14MB

    DIDA: Sir Robert Helpmann

    Roy Plomley's castaway is dancer Sir Robert Helpmann.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 16 Dec 14MB

    DIDA: Dinsdale Landen

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Dinsdale Landen.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 09 Dec 13MB

    DIDA: Barry John

    Roy Plomley's castaway is rugby player Barry John.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 02 Dec 14MB

    DIDA: Vladimir Ashkenazy

    Roy Plomley's castaway is pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 25 Nov 13MB

    DIDA: Joan Fontaine

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Joan Fontaine.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 18 Nov 15MB

    DIDA: David Bellamy

    Roy Plomley's castaway is botanist David Bellamy.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 11 Nov 15MB

    DIDA: Michael Crawford

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Michael Crawford.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 04 Nov 14MB

    DIDA: John Wain

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer John Wain.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 28 Oct 13MB

    DIDA: Jule Styne

    Roy Plomley's castaway is composer Jule Styne.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 21 Oct 13MB

    DIDA:Colin Wilson

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Colin Wilson.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 14 Oct 14MB

    DIDA: Noel Edmonds

    Roy Plomley's castaway is DJ and TV presenter Noel Edmonds.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 07 Oct 14MB

    DIDA: Christopher Fry

    Roy Plomley's castaway is playwright Christopher Fry.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 30 Sep 13MB

    DIDA: Alec Clifton-Taylor

    Roy Plomley's castaway is architectural historian Alec Clifton-Taylor.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 23 Sep 14MB

    DIDA: Alan Jay Lerner

    Roy Plomley's castaway is lyricist Alan Jay Lerner.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 16 Sep 14MB

    DIDA: Cathy Berberian

    Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Cathy Berberian.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 09 Sep 13MB

    DIDA: Tennessee Williams

    Roy Plomley's castaway is playwright Tennessee Williams.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 02 Sep 14MB

    DIDA: Gian Carlo Menotti

    Roy Plomley's castaway is composer Gian Carlo Menotti.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 26 Aug 14MB

    DIDA: Rt Hon. Denis Healey

    Roy Plomley's castaway is Chancellor of the Exchequer Denis Healey.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 19 Aug 14MB

    DIDA: Fred Trueman

    Roy Plomley's castaway is cricketer Fred Trueman.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 12 Aug 14MB

    DIDA: Janet Suzman

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Janet Suzman.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 05 Aug 14MB

    DIDA: Simon Rattle

    Roy Plomley's castaway is conductor Simon Rattle.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 29 Jul 13MB

    DIDA: Barbara Pym

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Barbara Pym.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 15 Jul 14MB

    DIDA: Rita Streich

    Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Rita Streich.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 08 Jul 14MB

    DIDA: Jane Grigson

    Roy Plomley's castaway is cookery expert Jane Grigson.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 01 Jul 14MB

    DIDA: Mel Brooks

    Roy Plomley's castaway is director Mel Brooks.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 24 Jun 13MB

    DIDA: Dr Catherine Gavin

    Roy Plomley's castaway is novelist and historian Dr Catherine Gavin.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 17 Jun 15MB

    DIDA: Sir Clifford Curzon

    Roy Plomley's castaway is pianist Sir Clifford Curzon.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 10 Jun 13MB

    DIDA: Derek Jacobi

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Derek Jacobi.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 03 Jun 14MB

    DIDA: Victoria de los Angeles

    Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Victoria de los Angeles.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 27 May 14MB

    DIDA: Anna Raeburn

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer and broadcaster Anna Raeburn.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 20 May 14MB

    DIDA: Rt. Hon. Lord Shinwell

    Roy Plomley's castaway is politician the Rt Hon Lord Shinwell.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 13 May 14MB

    DIDA: Sir Lennox Berkeley

    Roy Plomley's castaway is composer Sir Lennox Berkeley.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 06 May 13MB

    DIDA: Charles Aznavour

    Roy Plomley's castaway is musician and actor Charles Aznavour.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 29 Apr 14MB

    DIDA: Itzhak Perlman

    Roy Plomley's castaway is violinist Itzhak Perlman.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 22 Apr 15MB

    DIDA: Robert Hardy

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Robert Hardy.

    Duration: 32 mins

  • 15 Apr 14MB

    DIDA: John Glubb

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Sir John Glubb.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 08 Apr 13MB

    DIDA: Les Dawson

    Roy Plomley's castaway is comedian Les Dawson.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 01 Apr 14MB

    DIDA: Felicity Kendal

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Felicity Kendal.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 25 Mar 14MB

    DIDA: David Wall

    Roy Plomley's castaway is ballet dancer David Wall.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 18 Mar 14MB

    DIDA: George MacDonald Fraser

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer George MacDonald Fraser.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 11 Mar 14MB

    DIDA: Rt Rev. And Rt Hon. Gerald Ellison

    Roy Plomley's castaway is Bishop of London Gerald Ellison

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 04 Mar 13MB

    DIDA: Paco Peña

    Roy Plomley's castaway is guitarist Paco Peña

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 25 Feb 14MB

    DIDA: Professor J H Plumb

    Roy Plomley's castaway is historian Professor J H Plumb.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 18 Feb 14MB

    DIDA: Rt Hon Margaret Thatcher

    Roy Plomley's castaway is Leader of the Opposition the Rt Hon Margaret Thatcher.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 11 Feb 15MB

    DIDA: Amadeus String Quartet

    Roy Plomley's castaways are the musicians the Amadeus String Quartet.

    Duration: 32 mins

  • 04 Feb 13MB

    DIDA: Spike Milligan

    Roy Plomley's castaway is comedian Spike Milligan.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 28 Jan 13MB

    DIDA: Raymond Mander & Joe Mitchenson

    Roy Plomley's castaways are theatre historians Raymond Mander & Joe Mitchenson.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 21 Jan 13MB

    DIDA: Alan Coren

    Roy Plomley's castaway is Editor of Punch Alan Coren.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 14 Jan 13MB

    DIDA: Omar Sharif

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Omar Sharif.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 07 Jan 15MB

    DIDA: Franco Zeffirelli

    Roy Plomley's castaway is film director Franco Zeffirelli.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 31 Dec 13MB

    DIDA: Dorothy Edwards

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Dorothy Edwards.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 24 Dec 15MB

    DIDA: Alec Guinness

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Sir Alec Guinness.

    Duration: 32 mins

  • 17 Dec 16MB

    DIDA: Dennis Potter

    Roy Plomley's castaway is playwright Dennis Potter.

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 03 Dec 13MB

    DIDA: Grace Bumbry

    Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Grace Bumbry.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 26 Nov 13MB

    DIDA: Winston Graham

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Winston Graham.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 19 Nov 14MB

    DIDA: Peter Ustinov

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Peter Ustinov.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 12 Nov 13MB

    DIDA: Alan Gemmell

    Roy Plomley's castaway is biologist Professor Alan Gemmell.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 05 Nov 15MB

    DIDA: Richard Adams

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Richard Adams.

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 29 Oct 14MB

    DIDA: Wayne Sleep

    Roy Plomley's castaway is dancer Wayne Sleep.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 22 Oct 12MB

    DIDA: Claire Rayner

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer and broadcaster Claire Rayner.

    Duration: 25 mins

  • 15 Oct 12MB

    DIDA: Barry Sheene

    Roy Plomley's castaway is motorcycling champion Barry Sheene.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 08 Oct 13MB

    DIDA: Molly Weir

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Molly Weir.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 01 Oct 14MB

    DIDA: Louis Fremaux

    Roy Plomley's castaway is conductor Louis Fremaux.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 24 Sep 12MB

    DIDA: Mike Brearley

    Roy Plomley's castaway is cricketer Mike Brearley.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 17 Sep 12MB

    DIDA: Michael Croft

    Roy Plomley's castaway is National Youth Theatre founder and director Michael Croft.

    Duration: 25 mins

  • 10 Sep 13MB

    DIDA: Robin Richmond

    Roy Plomley's castaway is musician Robin Richmond.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 03 Sep 13MB

    DIDA: Dame Daphne Du Maurier

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Dame Daphne Du Maurier.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 27 Aug 12MB

    DIDA: Dannie Abse

    Roy Plomley's castaway is poet Dannie Abse.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 20 Aug 12MB

    DIDA: Deborah Kerr

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Deborah Kerr.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 13 Aug 12MB

    DIDA: A L Rowse

    Roy Plomley's castaway is biographer A L Rowse.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 06 Aug 12MB

    DIDA: Jessica Mitford

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Jessica Mitford.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 30 Jul 11MB

    DIDA: Billy Connolly

    Roy Plomley's castaway is comedian Billy Connolly.

    Duration: 24 mins

  • 23 Jul 13MB

    DIDA: Arthur C Clarke

    Roy Plomley's castaway is science fiction writer Arthur C Clarke.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 16 Jul 12MB

    DIDA: Shirley Conran

    Roy Plomley's castaway is designer Shirley Conran.

    Duration: 25 mins

  • 09 Jul 12MB

    DIDA: Clare Francis

    Roy Plomley's castaway is sailor and journalist Clare Francis.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 02 Jul 12MB

    DIDA: Miss Read

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Miss Read.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 25 Jun 13MB

    DIDA: Jack Parnell

    Roy Plomley's castaway is drummer Jack Parnell.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 18 Jun 10MB

    DIDA: Derek Randall

    Roy Plomley's castaway is cricketer Derek Randall.

    Duration: 22 mins

  • 11 Jun 13MB

    DIDA: Mirella Freni

    Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Mirella Freni.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 04 Jun 13MB

    DIDA: Sir Oliver Millar

    Roy Plomley's castaway is surveyor of Queen's pictures Sir Oliver Millar.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 28 May 13MB

    DIDA: Marisa Robles

    Roy Plomley's castaway is harpist Marisa Robles.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 21 May 13MB

    DIDA: P L Travers

    Roy Plomley's castaway is creator of Mary Poppins P L Travers.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 14 May 13MB

    DIDA: Peggy Lee

    Roy Plomley's castaway is singer Peggy Lee.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 07 May 12MB

    DIDA: Lord Home

    Roy Plomley's castaway is former Prime Minister Lord Home Of The Hirsel.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 30 Apr 12MB

    DIDA: David Niven

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor David Niven.

    Duration: 25 mins

  • 23 Apr 13MB

    DIDA: Magnus Magnusson

    Roy Plomley's castaway is broadcaster and writer Magnus Magnusson.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 16 Apr 12MB

    DIDA: Yehudi Menuhin

    Roy Plomley's castaway is violinist Yehudi Menuhin.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 09 Apr 13MB

    DIDA: Rod Hull

    Roy Plomley's castaway is comedian Rod Hull.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 02 Apr 13MB

    DIDA: Peter Young

    Roy Plomley's castaway is military historian Brigadier Peter Young.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 26 Mar 12MB

    DIDA: Mary Martin

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actress and musician Mary Martin.

    Duration: 25 mins

  • 19 Mar 13MB

    DIDA: Jacqueline Du Pré

    Roy Plomley's castaway is cellist Jacqueline Du Pré.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 12 Mar 12MB

    DIDA: James Bolam

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor James Bolam.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 05 Mar 12MB

    DIDA: Oliver Ford

    Roy Plomley's castaway is designer Oliver Ford.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 26 Feb 13MB

    DIDA: Merle Park

    Roy Plomley's castaway is prima ballerina Merle Park.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 19 Feb 13MB

    DIDA: Egon Ronay

    Roy Plomley's castaway is food and wine expert Egon Ronay.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 12 Feb 13MB

    DIDA: John Curry

    Plomley's castaway is world-champion skater John Curry.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 05 Feb 13MB

    DIDA: Barry Tuckwell

    Roy Plomley's castaway is French horn player Barry Tuckwell.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 29 Jan 13MB

    DIDA: Roy Dotrice

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Roy Dotrice.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 22 Jan 13MB

    DIDA: Michael Holroyd

    Roy Plomley's castaway is biographer Michael Holroyd.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 15 Jan 13MB

    DIDA: James Blades

    Roy Plomley's castaway is percussionist James Blades.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 08 Jan 12MB

    DIDA: Robert Dougall

    Roy Plomley's castaway is newsreader Robert Dougall.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 01 Jan 13MB

    DIDA: Kenneth McKellar

    Roy Plomley's castaway is singer Kenneth McKellar.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 25 Dec 13MB

    DIDA: Charlie Cairoli

    Roy Plomley's castaway is clown Charlie Cairoli.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 18 Dec 12MB

    DIDA: Denys Lasdun

    Roy Plomley's castaway is architect Sir Denys Lasdun.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 11 Dec 11MB

    DIDA: Gemma Jones

    Roy Plomley's castaway is singer Gemma Jones.

    Duration: 24 mins

  • 04 Dec 13MB

    DIDA: Igor Kipnis

    Roy Plomley's castaway is harpsichordist Igor Kipnis.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 27 Nov 11MB

    DIDA: Eric Idle

    Roy Plomley's castaway is comedian Eric Idle.

    Duration: 23 mins

  • 20 Nov 12MB

    DIDA: Anna Moffo

    Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Anna Moffo.

    Duration: 25 mins

  • 13 Nov 12MB

    DIDA: Christopher Milne

    Roy Plomley's castaway is the original Christopher Robin, Christopher Milne.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 06 Nov 12MB

    DIDA: Anthony Quayle

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Anthony Quayle.

    Duration: 25 mins

  • 30 Oct 12MB

    DIDA: John Blashford-Snell

    Roy Plomley's castaway is soldier and explorer Lt-Colonel John Blashford-Snell.

    Duration: 25 mins

  • 23 Oct 12MB

    DIDA: Norman Bailey

    Roy Plomley's castaway is baritone Norman Bailey.

    Duration: 25 mins

  • 16 Oct 12MB

    DIDA: Anthony Powell

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Anthony Powell.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 09 Oct 12MB

    DIDA: Alan Bates

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Alan Bates.

    Duration: 25 mins

  • 02 Oct 13MB

    DIDA: Frank Muir

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer and broadcaster Frank Muir.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 25 Sep 11MB

    DIDA: Peter Quennell

    Roy Plomley's castaway is editor of History Today Peter Quennell.

    Duration: 24 mins

  • 18 Sep 10MB

    DIDA: David Wilkie

    Roy Plomley's castaway is swimmer David Wilkie.

    Duration: 20 mins

  • 11 Sep 11MB

    DIDA: Michael Bond

    Roy Plomley's castaway is creator of Paddington Bear Michael Bond.

    Duration: 24 mins

  • 04 Sep 10MB

    DIDA: George Cole

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor George Cole.

    Duration: 21 mins

  • 21 Aug 11MB

    DIDA: Penelope Keith

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Penelope Keith.

    Duration: 23 mins

  • 14 Aug 11MB

    DIDA: James Galway

    Roy Plomley's castaway is flautist James Galway.

    Duration: 24 mins

  • 07 Aug 12MB

    DIDA: Melvyn Bragg

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer and broadcaster Melvyn Bragg.

    Duration: 25 mins

  • 31 Jul 12MB

    DIDA: George Guest

    Roy Plomley's castaway is organist and choir director George Guest.

    Duration: 25 mins

  • 24 Jul 11MB

    DIDA: Mel Torme

    Roy Plomley's castaway is singer-songwriter Mel Torme.

    Duration: 22 mins

  • 17 Jul 12MB

    DIDA: Philip Larkin

    Roy Plomley's castaway is poet Philip Larkin.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 10 Jul 10MB

    DIDA: Alan Pascoe

    Roy Plomley's castaway is hurdler Alan Pascoe.

    Duration: 22 mins

  • 03 Jul 11MB

    DIDA: Stuart Blanch

    Roy Plomley's castaway is Archbishop of York The Most Reverend And Rt Hon. Stuart Blanch.

    Duration: 24 mins

  • 26 Jun 12MB

    DIDA: Philip Jones

    Roy Plomley's castaway is trumpeter Philip Jones.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 19 Jun 13MB

    DIDA: Len Deighton

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Len Deighton.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 12 Jun 13MB

    DIDA: Malcolm Williamson

    Roy Plomley's castaway is master of the Queen's music Malcolm Williamson.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 05 Jun 13MB

    DIDA: Eric Simms

    Roy Plomley's castaway is naturalist and broadcaster Eric Simms.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 29 May 13MB

    DIDA: Douglas Fairbanks Jnr

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Douglas Fairbanks Jnr.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 22 May 12MB

    DIDA: Tony Grieg

    Plomley's castaway is cricketer Tony Grieg.

    Duration: 25 mins

  • 15 May 13MB

    DIDA: John Laurie

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actor John Laurie.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 08 May 13MB

    DIDA: John Napier

    Roy Plomley's castaway is anatomist and anthropologist John Napier.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 01 May 13MB

    DIDA: Sir William Gladstone

    Roy Plomley's castaway is chief scout Sir William Gladstone.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 24 Apr 12MB

    DIDA: Glynis Johns

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Glynis Johns.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 17 Apr 11MB

    DIDA: Dr Christiaan Barnard

    Roy Plomley's castaway is pioneering heart surgeon Dr Christiaan Barnard.

    Duration: 23 mins

  • 10 Apr 13MB

    DIDA: John Pardoe

    Roy Plomley's castaway is politician John Pardoe.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 03 Apr 12MB

    DIDA: Charlotte Rampling

    Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Charlotte Rampling.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 27 Mar 12MB

    DIDA: Paul Theroux

    Roy Plomley's castaway is travel writer Paul Theroux.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 20 Mar 13MB

    DIDA: Rosina Harrison

    Roy Plomley's castaway is former lady's maid to Lady Astor, Rosina Harrison.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 13 Mar 14MB

    DIDA: Noel Barber

    Roy Plomley's castaway is correspondent Noel Barber.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 06 Mar 13MB

    DIDA: Vincent Brome

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Vincent Brome.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 28 Feb 14MB

    DIDA: Sir Robert Mark

    Roy Plomley's castaway is Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Robert Mark.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 21 Feb 12MB

    DIDA: Tim Rice

    Roy Plomley's castaway is lyricist Tim Rice.

    Duration: 25 mins

  • 14 Feb 13MB

    DIDA: Luciano Pavarotti

    Roy Plomley's castaway is tenor Luciano Pavarotti.

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 07 Feb 13MB

    DIDA: Lynn Seymour

    Roy Plomley's castaway is ballerina Lynn Seymour.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 31 Jan 12MB

    DIDA: Ronnie Scott

    Roy Plomley's castaway is jazz club impresario Ronnie Scott.

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 24 Jan 13MB

    DIDA: Gavin Lyall

    Roy Plomley's castaway is thriller writer Gavin Lyall.

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 17 Jan 13MB

    DIDA: Noel Streatfeild

    Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Noel Streatfeild.

    Duration: 27 mins