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Rick Stein

Duration:
45 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 01 August 1999

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

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Steeleye Span

    Steeleye Span 'Padstow' May Day Song

    Tempted & Tried, Dover Records

  • Image for Julie Andrews

    Julie Andrews Wouldn't It Be Loverly?

    The Best of Julie Andrews, Columbia

  • Image for Bob Dylan

    Bob Dylan Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again

    More Bob Dylan Greatest Hits, CBS

  • Image for Van Morrison

    Van Morrison Coney Island

    Avalon Sunset, Polydor

  • Image for Sir Malcolm Arnold

    Sir Malcolm Arnold Vivace

    Artist: London Philharmonic

    English and Irish Dances, Lyrita Recorded

  • Image for The Beach Boys

    The Beach Boys Do It Again

    Made in the USA, Capitol

  • Image for Little Feat

    Little Feat Rock 'n' Roll Doctor

    As Time Goes By-The Best of Little Feat, WEA International Inc.

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto for Flute & Harp in C Major

    Soloist: Werner Tripp & Hubert Jellinek Conductor: Karl Munchinger

    Clarinet Concerto, Decca

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Presenter
Sue Lawley

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