The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week is Prue Leith, professional cook, restaurateur and, most recently, mass caterer, with a brasserie in Hyde Park and cream teas in Hampton Court. She'll be talking to Sue Lawley about her childhood in South Africa, her family's lack of interest in food, her own conversion to the delights of cooking good food and her early days running a catering company from a bedsit in Earl's Court.
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
Favourite track: Symphony No 6 (Pastoral) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Book: Barchester Novels by Anthony Trollope
Luxury: Jeroboam of champagne
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