Bill Morris

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Sue Lawley's castaway this morning is the General Secretary of the Transport and General Workers' union, Bill Morris. As a small boy growing up in Jamacia, he bunked off school to play his favourite sport - cricket. His ultimate dream was to become one of the West Indies team. So how did he become leader of one of the biggest unions in the country?

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

Favourite track: Wind Beneath My Wings by Bette Midler
Book: Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela
Luxury: Cricket bat signed by 'the three Ws' - Sir Frank Warrel, Everton Weeks and Clive Walcot

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45 minutes

Last on

Fri 27 Nov 1998 09:00


Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestBill Morris

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