Rick Stein

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The castaway on this week's Desert Island Discs is Rick Stein.

When the police closed his discotheque down because of too many fights on a Saturday night, all he had left was his restaurant licence. Living by the sea, he took the obvious option and opened a fish restaurant. Today he is Britain's best sea food chef and a passionate advocate for the pleasures of cooking and eating fish. In conversation with Sue Lawley, he talks about his life and work and chooses eight records to take to the mythical island.

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

Favourite track: Concerto for Flute, Harp & Orchestra in C Major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Book: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
Luxury: Thai fish sauce

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45 minutes

Last on

Fri 6 Aug 1999 09:00

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestRick Stein

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