Sir Peregrine Worsthorne

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The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week is newspaper columnist Sir Peregrine Worsthorne. Outspoken and flamboyant, he believes that the columnists' brief is to supply opinions for those who haven't the time to think. He'll be talking to Sue Lawley about his life and work and remembering how his use of a four-letter word on primetime television blighted his career for several years.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Partita No 1 in B Flat Major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Book: Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh
Luxury: Hallucinogenic drugs

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40 minutes

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Fri 24 Jul 1992 09:05


Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestSir Peregrine Worsthorne

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