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Dennis Skinner

Duration:
40 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 07 January 1990

This week's castaway is Dennis Skinner MP. Recently described as the backbenchers' backbencher, he'll be talking to Sue Lawley about Parliament and politics and choosing eight records to accompany him on his solitary island adventure.

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

Favourite track: Daddy, What Did You Do in the Strike? by Peggy Seeger
Book: Let's Face the Music by Benny Green
Luxury: Bike

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Peter Dawson

    Peter Dawson If These Lips Could Only Speak

    The Very Best Of Peter Dawson - Songs Of The Homeland, World Records

  • Image for Al Jolson

    Al Jolson Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody

    Sonny Boy, IMP

  • Image for Lizbeth Webb

    Lizbeth Webb This Is My Lovely Day

    Artist: George Guetary

    The Water Gipsies/Bless The Bride/Vivian Ellis, World Records

  • Favourite Track

    • Image for Peggy Seeger

      Peggy Seeger Daddy, What Did You Do in the Strike?

      Artist: Ewan Mccoll

      Daddy What Did You Do In The Strike?, Black Thorpe

  • Image for Frankie Laine

    Frankie Laine I'm Gonna Live Till I Die

    Spotlight On Frankie Laine, Philips

  • Image for John Lennon

    John Lennon Imagine

    Imagine, Parlophone

  • Image for Stevie Wonder

    Stevie Wonder I Just Called To Say I Love You

    Woman In Red Soundtrack, Motown

  • Image for Barbra Streisand

    Barbra Streisand If I Loved You

    The Album, CBS

Credits

Presenter
Sue Lawley
Interviewed Guest
Dennis Skinner

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